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A Chef is Reviving the Ozarks Through Food

Chef Rob Connoley is trying to tell a more complete story of the Ozarks with his research and restaurant.

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King’s Call to End Hunger

During his address at Spelman College in 1960, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called for an end to hunger and poverty.

Food Empowerment Project Employs Education to Help Consumers Make Ethical Food Choices

The Food Empowerment Project is aiming to help viewers make ethical food consumption and reduce the suffering of animals and people in the food industry.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans: There Are No Healthy People on an Unhealthy Planet

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have the potential to better public health and the environment. But in recently released 2020-2025 guidelines do not go far enough.

24 Books About Food Recommended by Food Tank this Winter

Food Tank’s 2021 Winter Book List hopes to reignite hope and spark inspiration to change the global food system for the better.

Mutual Aid: Chicago’s Love Fridge Fights Food Apartheid

As Chicago residents deal with with the economic downturn of COVID-19, the Love Fridge Chicago is bringing fully stocked refrigerators to neighborhoods struggling with food apartheid.

Senate Re-Introduction of AQUAA Act Could Be a Cause for Concern

A recent report published by FoodPrint and the North Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA) finds the current expansion of large scale aquaculture is unsustainable and may cause serious harm to traditional fishing structures.

Why Food Systems Need Resilient Farmers Markets: 5 Lessons from 2020

In addition to feeding people, farmers markets can build essential infrastructure in communities. Here are 5 main lessons drawn farmers markets operating through the pandemic.

Farm Workers Organizations Demand Protections As Essential Workers

Farm worker organizations and their allies are working to support farmer workers’ protection, rights, and respect as essential workers.