The EAT-Lancet Commission for Food, Planet, and Health released its scientific review, publishing the world’s first-ever scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production.
In Tucson, Arizona, the nonprofit Native Seeds/SEARCH maintains a ‘library’ full of heritage seeds indigenous to the Southwestern US and Mexico. Several distribution programs return these seeds to Native Americans who historically incorporated the crops in their daily diets.
The future of the food system requires training new experts to treat the industry differently, says Dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Dariush Mozaffarian.
Schools and organizations in Austin, Texas are enhancing relationships between farmers, ranchers, and local producers, in an effort to improve child health, engage students in the local food system, and support the local economy.
On Food Talk, Questlove and Haile Thomas join Dani Nierenberg at the Second Annual NYC Food Tank Summit on Food Waste to talk about solutions to food waste and racism in the food system.
“We need a pretty broad and ongoing shift in cultural norms around what we’re eating for our health and for environmental sustainability,” says Sam Kass on this week’s Food Talk.
In a food system that pushes cheap and fast food production, the impact on health, social justice, and climate change is unsustainable. Join our panelists at Food Tank’s San Diego Summit to discuss the true cost of food.
“[Our] goal is to grow a resilient local food community for organic farms,” says Layne Cozzolino, Executive Director of Farmshed, the nonprofit putting a spin on Wisconsin CSAs.
“If Google can do driverless cars, and we can tell a coffeemaker to start brewing while we’re still asleep,” Dr. Mercy Lung’aho tells Food Tank, “we can do something about malnutrition.”