Innovation for Sustainability

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.

Farmworkers Get the Recognition they Deserve

Farmworkers take center stage during Farmworker Awareness Week.

French Senate Abolishes Best Before (DLUO) Label

The controversial best-before (DLUO) label for non-perishable food products has been abolished in France by the French Senate.

USDA Report Offers Insight on the Impact of Local Food Systems

Farmers’ market sales might be down, but local food systems are making a notable impact on increasing access to healthy food for all.

High School Students Launch Innovative Greenhouse Program

Maggie Bass and fellow environmentally-minded students at DC public schools are pushing for more greenhouses and curriculum focused on urban ecology.

International Partnership Creating Biodiversity Database

Genetic information from global gene banks will finally be made public and searchable thanks to new international initiative.

Five Questions with Scott Davis, former Chief Concept and Innovation Officer at Panera Bread

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with with Scott Davis, formerly of Panera Bread, who was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit.

Five Questions with Rodale Institute’s Coach Mark Smallwood

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with with Coach Mark Smallwood of Rodale Institute, who was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit

EPA Launches Food Waste Reduction Toolkit

Food service facilities on the west coast and in the Pacific islands can now benefit from free logistical support from the EPA, aimed at reducing food waste.

Be a Part of the Change: Young Earth Solutions Competition

Students under the age of 35 can submit ideas for sustainable solutions in the food supply chain to the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition.