Food Tank

The Importance of Agroecology in Sustainable Agriculture, an Interview with Dr. Gliessman

Food Tank spoke with Dr. Steve Gliessman, professor, farmer, and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, about the importance of agroecology in sustainable agriculture.

“Women’s Work” Jobs Keep Millions of Women in Poverty, Report Finds

Oxfam America and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s report found that of the millions of people in America working low-wage jobs, the majority are women.

New Metrics Revolutionize Dietary Data Assessment

The International Dietary Data Expansion project seeks to improve national health and nutrition policies in developing countries by enhancing the process of food data collection and analysis.

Empowering Indian Farmers: An Interview with Sneh Yadav

Food Tank speaks with Sneh Yadav, an Indian farmer and food entrepreneur, about organic farming and India’s food culture.

Food Industry Shares Food Waste Reduction Efforts in New Report

A new booklet from the Consumer Foods Forum highlights successful approaches to measuring and reducing food waste from companies including Kellogg’s, Carrefour, and Nestle.

Preserving Pollinators in Kenya

Land-grabbing and deforestation have destroyed much of the Mau Forest in Kenya. It is home to the Ogiek community, who have subsisted on the honey of native bees in the forest for hundreds of years.

Connect with the Leading Edge of Food Innovation: Future Food-Tech

Looking for a way to engage with the leading edge of food investment and technology? ReThink Events will have the Future Food-Tech Summit in San Francisco on March 29 and 30. At the event, investors, start-ups, technology companies, and food…

Adult Cancer Survivors Underconsume Whole Grains, Overconsume Empty Calories

Research from the Friedman School at Tufts University and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital links childhood cancer with poor dietary habits in adulthood.

Wasted Food Contributes to Climate Change

Climate changes will continue to intensify so Americans need to do their part to waste less food. Consumers’ impact is bigger than previously thought.

Announcing the Third Annual D.C. Food Tank Summit Speaker Lineup

As the first major bipartisan food policy summit post-inauguration, the event will gather dozens of expert speakers who are top leaders across all sectors of the food industry,