Nutrition

School-Based Food Bank Programs Most Effective, Report Says

A new report shows that food bank programs are important in fighting hunger in school children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Not All Plant-Based Proteins Are Created Equal

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dan Curtin of Greenleaf Foods and Lightlife Foods discusses the growing demand for healthy plant-based products, the importance of consumer choice, and what it means to be a sustainable business.

10 Myths About Plant-Forward Eating

Learn the truth behind these 10 myths about plant-forward eating.

New on the Podcast: Jeff Dunn on the Food Industry, Carrots, and Going Plant-Based

For Bolthouse Farms CEO, Jeff Dunn, carrot-based products and other plant-powered meals are the next directions for the food industry.

A Veggie Burger Is Still a Burger, Says EU

Meat or not—the global meat substitute market is expected to rake in $8.1 billion by 2026.

Bringing Native Plants Back to Indigenous Diets in Indonesia

Mantasa is rewriting the narrative of food and nutrition sovereignty in Indonesia by reincorporating Indigenous wisdom and native wild plants.

Mexican State of Oaxaca Becomes First to Ban Selling Junk Food To Children

With a major obesity epidemic on the rise, the Mexican state of Oaxaca is banning the sale of junk food to children in order to change purchasing habits.

Women Excluded from COVID-19 Hunger Crisis Relief, Report Shows

Among the COVID-19 relief plans CARE reviewed, 34 documents ignored women and girls entirely. Just five proposed actions to address gender inequality.

12 Organizations Combating Food Insecurity in Yemen

In the midst of armed conflict, these 12 organizations are working to provide food security to Yemenis.

An Online Platform is Enabling Farmers to Deliver Straight to Consumers

MilkRun, a Portland, Oregon-based company is supporting small, local farmers by enabling them to sell produce safely and directly to consumers’ homes. Founded by farmer and entrepreneur Julia Niiro, MilkRun is an online platform that lets farmers set their own…