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April 17th Food Tank Summit Speaker Spotlight: Alan Shannon

Food Tank Summit Speaker Spotlight: Alan Shannon, Public Affairs Director for the USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s Midwest Region.

New Law in Bolivia Directed at Supporting and Empowering Family Farmers

In January of 2013, Bolivian President Evo Morales signed a new law that declared that family farming is of “public and national interest.”

Reducing Food Waste by Accepting “Wonky” Vegetables

Supermarkets are wasting huge amounts of food by refusing to sell aesthetically imperfect produce. How can we resolve this?

Mary’s Meals Combats Childhood Hunger

Mary’s Meals provides thousands of children around the world with school lunches, giving them the nutrition and energy they need to concentrate on their studies

Efforts by The Christensen Fund and Others Revive Nutrient Packed Indigenous and Heirloom Foods

Indigenous, heirloom, and heritage varieties of foods are powerful nutrient sources and more sustainable, too.

Permaculture Combats Malnutrition in Malawi

Permaculture helps subsistence farmers in Malawi access nutritious produce year round.

John Hopkins Supports Research in the Public Health Benefits of Aquaculture

Johns Hopkins’s Center for a Livable Future supports research connecting aquaculture and public health.

Cooking Classes give Somali Refugees Lessons on Health and Heritage

Cooking classes for Somali refugees help mothers and daughters bond and develop healthy cooking traditions.

World Health Day: Investing in Vegetables is a Win-Win-Win

Today’s post in Food Tank’s World Health Day series focuses the power of veggies and how they can address the world’s health problems

World Health Day 2013: Spotlight on Food and High Blood Pressure

Food Tank’s World Health Day series spotlights how changes in both food and agriculture systems can address the world’s health problems.