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Cary Fowler and Geoffrey Hawtin Named 2024 World Food Prize Laureates

Fowler and Hawtin are recognized for their work in protecting global food security and biodiversity.

Yes, it’s Still Farm Bill Season. Here’s What You Need to Know about the Future of Food Policy

The House and the Senate have released competing Farm Bills. Can they reach a consensus?

Op-Ed | Congress Must Pass the Vital Farm Bill to Address Food Security

The Farm Bill is a vital legislative package responsible for funding everything from farm subsidies to SNAP benefits to international food aid.

Revitalizing Seas: Creating a Sustainable Future for Oysters

The MA Oyster Project aims to keep oyster shells out of landfills and create regenerative habitats for the shellfish.

Bringing Youth Back to the Farm in Rural America

The Breakfast Club teaches youth how to raise hogs, making the knowledge accessible to those who don’t necessarily come from a farming family, and helping first-generation farmers pursue a career in agriculture.

Making Big Bets for a More Resilient Future

“People are yearning for a message that is grounded in the idea that we can still do big things together,” says Rajiv Shah.

Breaking the Chain: CIEL’s Battle to Unravel the Fossil Fuel Grip on Our Food System

The food system contributes to 15 percent of the total fossil fuel consumption each year.

Book Excerpt: Commodities and Consolidation

Farmers were encouraged to grow corn and soy whether prices were high or low, even on the most marginal land.

Exploring the Intersection of Climate Action and Nutrition Security

In honor of Earth Day, Food Systems for the Future is organizing an event to explore methane mitigation efforts and what they might mean for nutrition security.

20 Books Redefining Our Relationship with Food and the Planet this Spring

These 20 books offer new perspectives on the field of food studies, sustainable living, culinary diversity, and more.

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