Op-Ed

This World Chocolate Day, Let’s Rethink Big Cocoa

The true cost of chocolate production has been paid by cocoa-producing communities in the service of profit for a few. This must change.

How Can Consumers Eat Well Without Wrecking the Planet?

Can consumers eat well without wrecking the planet? How does plant-based meat fit in the picture? Experts unpack how dietary choices impact the food system.

R&DE Stanford Dining Joins Drawdown Labs: Why it Could Mark the Tipping Point for Campus Dining as a Critical Lever for Scaling Climate Solutions

Stanford Dining is the first university-based member in Drawdown Labs’ network of business leaders taking accelerated action against climate change.

Virginia Tech Research Explores Climate Change and the Future of Food in Nepal

Many communities in Nepal heavily rely on natural resources – the consequences of climate change will have a major disproportionate impact.

A Call to Action: Multigenerational Collaboration for Food Systems Change

The Food Systems Game Changers Lab looks to leverage the power of multigenerational collaboration and transform the food system.

Why Ending Factory Farming Must Be Part of Biden’s Plan to Tackle America’s Biggest Issues

Ending factory farms is good for animal welfare, public health, worker safety, and the environment.

From Crisis to Possibility: Five Aspirations for our Food System

Transforming the food system will take great effort and requires a systems based approach. By working toward these five aspirations, it is possible to build a more equitable food system that provides nutritious food for all.

The Last Straw or a New Beginning?

India’s new farm acts might be the last straw for the country’s small-holders. As protests continue, could this lead to a new beginning for farmers?

Selling the Past as Innovation in Africa

Despite criticism, a growing number of farmers, scientists, and development experts are advocate for a shift from high-input, chemical-intensive agriculture to low-input ecological farming.

Nuance Is Our Friend, Ideology Is Our Enemy

To build a better food system, we must welcome solutions that embrace nuance.