Innovation for Sustainability

Unique Learning Laboratory is Giving City Kids the Opportunity to Explore Sustainable Agriculture

City Growers is creating unique and forward-thinking programs for youth across New York City to explore agriculture and sustainability.

Long-lasting Avocados May Help Combat Food Waste

An innovative solution for food spoilage was brought to market in the U.S. by Apeel Sciences last summer and will now be available in Europe thanks to a new partnership.

With the Help of Ancient Grains, Gluten Free Beer is Saving the Environment and Local Farmers

New gluten-free beer is using millets and sorghum, setting a new trend in the beer industry while also supporting local farmers, the environment, and our bodies.

YES!BAT Encourages Rice Farms to Use Bats Instead of Pesticide

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Young Earth Solutions winner in 2017 is using bats an integrated pest management system to replace or drastically reduce pesticide use in rice fields and to improve biodiversity and conservation management.

New Study Highlights Importance of Investing in Emerging Food Markets

By fixing the inefficient steps along the supply chain that lead to less available nutritious food, investments in Sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia can see better health outcomes.

GreenWave Works to Restore Oceans all over the Globe while Creating Jobs and a Market for Seaweed

Bren Smith is a self-proclaimed “huge fan of bundles of solutions.” To a large extent, this means making the connection between land and sea instead of simply viewing the ocean as a new frontier.

Hilton Properties Takes Additional Steps to Source Local Food

FoodMaven, a technology startup committed to reducing food waste on an industrial scale, is partnering with Hilton Properties to expand Hilton’s efforts to source local food in Colorado and Texas.

Pashon Murray’s Detroit Dirt and Food Waste: A Solution for Industrial Problems

A city known for industry, Detroit is now rallying individuals and corporations around waste and dirt: Pashon Murray is leading the composting collaboration for the climate, economy, and future generation.

“The farmer is literally hedging their bets” in Eastern and Southern Africa

Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.

Global Changemakers Meet in Atlanta to Address Food Security

More than 200 changemakers convened at the Global Summit on Food Security in Atlanta. With a community of experts and advocates, Food Tank explored ways to better understand equity issues through the lens of food.