Food Tank

New Online Hub Collectively Tackles Food Waste

New online resource hub brings people and organizations together to strengthen the movement to reduce food loss and waste across the United States.

Cafeteria Blues: An Interview with Chef Ann Foundation CEO Mara Fleishman

Mara Fleishman of the Chef Ann Foundation tells Food Tank why she quit the corporate food industry to focus on revolutionizing school lunches.

212 All Good: Think Global, Eat Local

The iconic New York area code inspired 212 café & bar from Bellona Hospitality group in Mumbai is taking a different direction with its new venture which caters nutritious and wholesome food using indigenous produce with a hope to improve our relationship with food.

Farm Theft in the Mississippi River Delta

Mississippi Delta Agricultural Theft Task Force unites farmers, law enforcement, and scrap metal dealers to identify farm thefts and prevent the sale of stolen property.

School Gardens Provide More than Lunch to Disadvantaged Communities

The Kitchen Community’s school learning gardens are rooted in hands-on teaching, sustainable school food, and applicable life skills. These oases are outdoor classrooms for communities with limited resources and a lack of green spaces.

Far-Reaching Impacts from Large-Scale Agriculture Projects in Mozambique

A new report on Mozambique and Zambia shows even smaller, less egregious land acquisitions are undermining food security in some of the world’s hungriest countries.

Helping Decisionmakers Understand the True Cost of Food

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) aims to make links in eco-agri-food systems visible as a result of their TEEBAgriFood project.

Averting Risks to the Food Chain

FAO published a toolkit with various methods and tools to prevent animal and plant pests and diseases, including aquatic diseases and forest pests, and food safety incidents in various situations and at various levels.

OzHarvest: Rescuing Airline Food While Reducing Food Waste

Australian food rescue organization OzHarvest, is working with airlines, collecting uneaten airline food to feed vulnerable people and families and reduce food to landfill.

Improving Food Security in South Africa

Suren Sewchuran spoke with Food Tank about the work of Abalimi Bezekhaya, an organization focused on using urban agriculture to improve food security in South Africa.