Food Tank

Sixteen School Lunch Programs Making a Difference

Organic, sustainable, and nutritious school lunch programs are a great way to fight obesity and food insecurity.

Boston Grocery Store Fights Food Waste and Spreads Access to Healthy Food

Boston grocery store reduces food waste to help food security and promote healthy habits.

French Startup Grows Fresh Strawberries in Recycled Shipping Containers

Two young Parisians are developing a way to grow fresh, affordable produce in recycled shipping containers.

Improving Food Access in Minnesota

Second Harvest Heartland and Hennepin County Medical Center combine efforts to address food insecurity and chronic disease in Minnesota.

Farmer Spotlight: Helena Sylvester Farms Sustainably for the Next Generation

Farmer Helena Sylvester of Sunol, CA loves working outside with the wind on her face and the sun on her back.

Groundbreaking New Book: Eating Planet

The publication addresses three paradoxes in the food system—food waste, the coexistence of malnutrition and obesity, and the overuse of natural resources.

A New Way to Think About Fast Food

Chefs Roy Choi and David Patterson opened a new fast food restaurant in Los Angeles, CA.

Meat’s large water footprint: why raising livestock and poultry for meat is so resource-intensive

Why revealing the virtual water hidden in meat and explaining its resource-intensity matters; acknowledging the potential problems and limits for ways forward.

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