Food Tank Lists

Erica Hellen: “Farming is our livelihood, but it is also activism”

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.

Ten Celebrities Advocating for a More Sustainable Food System

These 11 celebrities are using their name, audience, and dollars to draw attention to issue areas within the global food system.

Ten Restaurant Innovators Serving Delicious Food with a Side of Sustainability

Hungry for more than just good food? Check out these 10 restaurant innovators committed to reducing their impact on the environment by serving their food with a side of sustainability.

Food Tank’s Reading List: 17 Books for Winter 2017

Check out these latest and upcoming releases from farmers, biologists, and food leaders to inform and inspire a food revolution in 2017.

Sixteen Noteworthy Food Moments in 2016

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.

117 Organizations to Watch in 2017

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.

Twelve Organizations Promoting Urban Agriculture around the World

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…

10 Facts About Healthy Soil

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…

13 U.S. Companies Failing on Deforestation-Free Beef

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.”

Ten Farmers You Need to Know

From Uganda to Hong Kong, these are 10 farmers you need to know.