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Women Excluded from COVID-19 Hunger Crisis Relief, Report Shows

Among the COVID-19 relief plans CARE reviewed, 34 documents ignored women and girls entirely. Just five proposed actions to address gender inequality.

The Pandemic Almost Killed My Restaurants. The Climate Crisis Will Be Worse.

The climate crisis threatens restaurants and the livelihood of workers. The time is now to reconsider our diets and the impact that consumers’ eating habits have on the planet.

Niman Ranch Family Farmers Give Back to the Land and Their Community

In this month’s Niman Ranch Farmer Friday Feature, Food Tank talks with Chad and Tammy Ingels family about multi-generational farming, sustainable agriculture, and community engagement.

Food Tank’s Fall 2020 Reading List

As the cool weather sets in, Food Tank is here with a list of 22 books to inspire hope for the food system’s future.

Hawaii Nonprofit Distributes Valuable Food Aid Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Aloha Harvest, a Hawaii-based nonprofit, is diverting food that would otherwise be wasted to combat food insecurity during COVID-19. Roughly one in five Hawaii residents are food insecure, according to U.S. census data collected in July 2020.  And since the…

After a Sharp Increase, the Rate of Food Waste May Be Slowing

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dani discusses the consequences of food waste as well as the people and organizations that are working to combat it.

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Highlights Need for Global Food System Reform

Celebrate International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste with FAO North America in their screening of “Wasted: The Story of Food Waste” and their panel discussion on global food loss and waste.

Flint Fresh is Challenging a Food Apartheid By Delivering Fresh Produce to Residents

Flint Fresh is a community-based organization working to increase the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables throughout Flint, Michigan.

12 Organizations Creating Food Products From Upcycled Food Waste

With 1.3 billion tonnes of edible food being wasted globally, these 12 organizations are working to use food waste to create new food products.

New “Rural Resilience” Course Addresses Mental Health Among Farmers

Created by both the Michigan and Illinois State University Extension Programs, the Rural Resilience curriculum helps participants learn to recognize signs of stress, identify effective coping strategies, respond to suicidal behavior, and connect with appropriate resources.