Global Spotlight on Family Farmers

    The United Nations has designated next year, 2014, the International Year of the Family Farmer (IYFF), and preparations around the world are already beginning.

    Can Changing Your Front Lawn Change the Way You Eat?

    Edible Estates and Michael Pollan question traditional front lawns. Instead they are asking, how would our food system change if everyone gardened at home?

    Giving Hungry People Money Instead of Food?

    Report from International Food Policy Research Institute finds that giving people in need money or food vouchers is more effective than food itself.

    When Food Strikes: Falling Victim to Foodborne Illnesses

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in six Americans (or 48 million people) contract a foodborne illness every year, and 128,000 people become hospitalized and 3,000 die.

    Quinoa: Key to Global Food Security?

    Expanding cultivation of quinoa into more countries can help contribute to global food security for the planet’s nearly 1 billion hungry people.

    Creative data and app-based initiatives for resolving hunger

    Projects that connect current technology and social entrepreneurship to fight hunger