Food Tank

VeggieRx Is Feeding Central Oregon’s Most Vulnerable Communities

High Desert Food & Farm Alliance’s VeggieRx program aims to encourage sustainable, healthy eating habits among Central Oregon’s most vulnerable communities.

Fatema Sumar Talks Oxfam America’s Response to COVID-19

“If you break the food supply chain, you can imagine how that would affect supermarket shelves”

Mike Curtin Talks DC Central Kitchen, COVID-19

“Poverty is expensive. It is hard to be poor”

Amid Difficult COVID-19 News from Around the World, There’s Hope in the Food System

The news of COVID-19’s impact on farmers, chefs, food service workers, and people who are food insecure around the world has been devastating. Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg shares why she sees hope in the food system this week.

Holly Rippon-Butler Talks Young Farmers, COVID-19

“We need to make investments for young farmers as a resource for this country”

Purdue University’s Jayson Lusk Discusses The Economics of COVID-19

“We’re here to teach students, and try to help them prepare for the work force, but also apply what things we know to try to make the world a better place”

COVID-19 Stimulus: Bailout for corporate agribusiness or a lifeline for our food system?

Why the COVID-19 Stimulus Must Do More for Food System Workers and Families The COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law last week included US$23 billion for agriculture. This relief is warranted: access to safe and healthy food is paramount right…

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Releases New Tool to Measure Businesses’ Circularity

A new tool developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation measures business’ circularity, helping them reduce waste and become more sustainable.

Jenique Jones From City Harvest Talks COVID-19 Impact

“We’re making sure that we’re planning for, almost the unplannable”

28 Innovative Livestock Farmers Who are Shaping the Future of Protein

In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising demand for animal-source foods, a lot of farmers try to find solutions from nature to meet the demand while minimizing the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment.