Innovation and Technology

Transforming Food Systems with Agroecology

Agroecology course at UCSC uses immersive interactive learning to examine the history and prospects of the movement.

24 Ways Chefs are Cooking up Change Outside of the Kitchen

Chefs have a unique part to play in making the food system more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and delicious.

Global Horticultural Knowledge Bank Emphasizes Farmer-Led Innovations

The Global Horticultural Knowledge Bank is providing an open-access solution to information and technology transfer for specialty crop farmers.

Making Strides in India: Helping Women Farmers Generate Income

ICRISAT’s agricultural initiatives in rural India are inspiring leadership and fostering economic growth for female farmers.

Civilization Boxset: Is Open Sourced Hardware the Future?

Open Source Ecology is creating open source blueprints for cost-effective and efficient machines to build a “civilization-in-a-box.”

The Future of Rice: An Interview with Caryl Levine of Lotus Foods on SRI Initiatives

Caryl Levine, co-founder of Lotus Foods Inc. shares her work with SRI Initiatives.

Frustration Leads a Farmer and a Programmer to Team Up on Technology

FARMDATA, an innovative web-based program, is streamlining farm operations and can help create more efficient, profitable farms worldwide.

20 Innovators Protecting the Planet #EarthDay2015

April 22nd is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and, this year, Food Tank is highlighting 20 of our favorite innovators.