Innovation for Sustainability

The Need to GROW Documentary Captures the Root of Agriculture’s Problem

The Need to GROW documentary film is capturing audiences worldwide, informing viewers of the decline in farmable soil, its effects on the planet and people, and existing solutions working to fix it.

New Report Explores the Environmental Impact of Food Packaging

A new report says that we as consumers pursue healthy and sustainable eating habits, but still overlook the impact of food packaging on the environment.

Farm-to-Table App Is Connecting Chefs, Eaters, and Farmers in Phoenix

Bites | Eat With Your Tribe is a mobile app connecting chefs, foodies, and urban farmers to create in-home, farm-to-table dining experiences.

Philanthropy for a Better Food Future

Devon Klatell of the Rockefeller Foundation talks about the important role philanthropic organizations play in the food systems—not only funding innovative solutions but connecting communities across the globe.

Philabundance’s Abundantly Good Cheese Benefiting Dairy Farmers, Hungry Families

While Pennsylvania dairy farmers struggle with surplus milk and Philadelphia area families struggle with hunger, Philabundance is taking the lead to address both issues

Preserving Appalachian Biodiversity with Cider Apples

A good cider doesn’t use just one apple variety. “Of course, you need one for the sugar to get alcohol fermentation going, but then you need some acidity, tartness, aroma—it’s like a recipe, and each cider apple gives a little something to the final product.”

The Food System Vision Prize Is Accepting Applications Through January 31st

The Food System Vision Prize, launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, SecondMuse, and OpenIDEO, will reward proposals that inspire farmers, policymakers, businesspeople, activists, and eaters to build a more sustainable food system.

Empowering Refugees in Kenya Through Urban Farming

Urban farming can be a livelihood strategy for refugees and host communities living in the Kalobeyei Settlement in northern Kenya.

15 Organizations Creating Healthier Soil to Save the Planet

This World Soil Day, Food Tank is recognizing that healthy soil is important for more than just crops — soil can also trap carbon and combat climate change.

Big Sugar in Florida Faces Lawsuit for Sugar Field Burning

Pre-harvest sugar field burning poses a threat to health and personal belongings, in communities surrounding the Everglades Agricultural Area.

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