Food waste technologies are helping producers, transporters, and consumers mitigate the quantity of food wasted along all steps of the food system, resulting in increased savings and reduced hunger in local and global communities.
These 20 initiatives across the world are preserving seed biodiversity for future generations.
Food Tank is recognizing a lifetime of work by 21 food heroes. Whether it is developing more sustainable growing practices, feeding the hungry, or mentoring the next generation of advocates, these farmers, advocates, and innovators are working into their older years to building a better food system.
Women around the world are pushing the food system to become more sustainable, equitable, and innovative. Food Tank assembled a list of 22 inspiring women farmers, entrepreneurs, and advocates who are changing the food system for the better.
The theme for World Environment Day 2017 is “Connecting People to Nature”, encouraging people to get outdoors into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.
Food Tank has compiled 17 books for food lovers of all kinds to enjoy the summer with some fresh reading materials. From issues like climate change and hunger, all the way to permaculture and the power of worms, this list features key voices and ideas in food today.
Whether they are combatting food waste, training the next generation of young farmers, or using media to capture the impacts of food production, these 20 food heroes are under 40 and actively shaking up today’s global and local food systems.
Check out how these 11 people and organizations are alleviating hunger, forging new attitudes about food, and partaking in vital research to better our relationship with food.
Erica Hellen, co-owner and farmer at Free Union Grass Farm, is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit, Let’s Build a Better Food Policy, on February 2, 2017.
These 11 celebrities are using their name, audience, and dollars to draw attention to issue areas within the global food system.