From food policies that address food security and food waste, to innovative quantitative technologies, to the celebration of young food leaders, 2016 has had many a noteworthy food moment thus far.
As 2017 rolls in, food movements, people, and organizations are rallying to remove inequitable and damaging practices. Food Tank presents 117 initiatives which are at the forefront of sustainable development.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines urban agriculture as “the growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities” to provide fresh food, generate employment, recycle waste, and strengthen cities’ resilience to…
The soil is made up of air, water, decayed plant residue, organic matter, and minerals, such as sand, silt, and clay. Increasing soil organic matter typically improves soil health, as this organic matter affects several critical soil functions. Healthy soils…
All 13 US consumer goods companies scored by USC for the strength of their deforestation-free beef policies and procedures received a score of “limited” or “very limited.”
Students from across the United States are developing initiatives to promote agriculture on campus.
This Thanksgiving, one of the best ways to be grateful for what you have is to avoid wasting it. Here are tips for a waste-free holiday.