Innovation for Sustainability

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.

Block by Block: Florida Blue and Building Food Secure Communities in Florida

The Block by Block event for building food secure communities in Florida engaged leaders in the conversation of merging food and health and recognized twelve finalists in the Wellbeing Challenge for their efforts to fight food insecurity.

Apply for the Food System Vision Prize to Envision a Better Food System for 2050

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.

Colorado Springs Food Rescue—Supporting Community-Driven Change

The Colorado Springs Food Rescue community-driven model is overcoming barriers to food access and creating a more sustainable food system.

14 Women Changing Food Around the World

From empowering smallholder farmers in the developing world, to building food as medicine into the medical system, to re-imagining a more accessible and sustainable grocery store, these women are changing the way we eat around the world. Here are their stories.

A Next-Gen Food and Ag Accelerator Launches for Young Entrepreneurs

In tandem with its annual competition, Thought For Food is launching its Digital Labs, a digital accelerator designed for young food and agriculture entrepreneurs. Participants will have access to mentorship, resources, and a global network.

Meet the Chef Leading Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Scene

Creating a sustainable food system that contains fish is possible, but requires us to look beyond the fillet. Chef Josh Niland from the Australian restaurant Saint Peter talks about how it can be done.

From Farms to Incubators: Poornima Parameswaran of Trace Genomics Inc.

A new generation of women-led startups including Trace Genomics is providing novel solutions to agriculture’s problems with tech innovation.

Stonyfield Launches OpenTEAM Platform to Promote Sustainable Farming

Stonyfield Organic’s new OpenTEAM platform aims to provide farmers worldwide with a free data ecosystem to manage adaptive soil health on farms and reach carbon sequestration targets.