Teri Olle, Policy and Advocacy Director at SF-Marin Food Bank, emphasizes the importance of collaboration in order to end food insecurity and hunger in San Francisco and Marin County, where 1 in 4 residents need food assistance.
The Institute for Food and Development Policy, a nonprofit known as Food First, released a new book entitled Fertile Ground: Scaling Agroecology from the Ground Up, edited by Groundswell International Executive Director and co-founder Steve Brescia. Fertile Ground presents nine innovative case studi
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that 42 million people, including 13 million children, in the United States were food insecure in 2015. While food insecurity rates have been declining since 2009, the last year of the Great Recession, food insecurity and poverty still remain highe
A documentary film adapted from the book Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé launched on Kickstarter in May 2017. Fifteen years after the book’s original publication in 2002, Luis Medina, a graduate Food Studies student at New York University, ho
Norman Uphoff is the Senior Advisor for the SRI International Network and Resources Center (SRI-Rice), a program at Cornell University engaged with the System of Rice Intensification (SRI), which is a climate-smart, yield-increasing agriculture methodology that is being utilized by more than 10 mill
Tristram Stuart and his organization Feedback are raising awareness about food waste, and making some delicious food along the way
Whether they are combatting food waste, training the next generation of young farmers, or using media to capture the impacts of food production, these 20 food heroes are under 40 and actively shaking up today’s global and local food systems.
The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) is bringing ugly produce, funk music, and food waste education together for the world’s largest food waste awareness event on April 29: World Disco Soup Day.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released its 2017 Global Food Policy Report. This year, it particularly focuses on ensuring food security in a world where two-thirds of the population is projected to live in urban centers by 2050.
More than 17 million people around Yemen’s rugged landscape are acutely food insecure, and the figure is likely to increase as the ongoing conflict continues to erode the ability to grow, import, distribute, and pay for food.