Food Tank

Food Sustainability Media Award to Boost Sustainable Ag Coverage

Reuters Foundation and Barilla Center offering nearly US$11,000, publication, and media training to outstanding coverage of food security, sustainability, agriculture, and nutrition.

Chris Bradshaw: “We don’t have time to tire when the stakes are so high”

Christopher Bradshaw, Founder and Executive Director of Dreaming Out Loud, Inc., is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit, Let’s Build a Better Food Policy.

The Role of Technology in Modern Agriculture: Interview with Dr. Emily Buck

Emily Buck, PhD, Associate Professor at The Ohio State University, is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit.

The Importance of Youth Employment in Agriculture: Interview with Dr. Julie Howard

Dr. Julie Howard, Senior Advisor, Michigan State University and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit.

Dr. Shenggen Fan: “I know it’s possible to eliminate hunger”

Shenggen Fan, director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit, Let’s Build a Better Food Policy.

Panera Bread Bids Farewell to All Food Additives

Panera Bread is 100-percent additive free, marking the culmination of a many year process to eliminate its use of all artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, and preservatives.

Sonny Perdue is President-elect Trump’s Nominee for Secretary of Agriculture

Former Governor of Georgia Sonny Perdue has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as the Secretary of Agriculture.

Tell Congress That Farmers Count—Take the 2017 National Young Farmer Survey

Take the National Young Farmers Coalition’s survey to let Congress know #FarmersCount.

It’s Time We Get Serious About Organic Farming

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it is seeking public comments to a proposal for a nationwide research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry. Ken Cook of the EWG says there is a lot that can be accomplished if the agricultural community pools its resources and approves an organic research and promotions program

Chocothon, the Initiative that Seeks to Save Cocoa Production in Ghana

Chocothon, a collaborative initiative for cocoa farmers, kicks off on January 18.