Op-Ed

COVID-19 Stimulus: Bailout for corporate agribusiness or a lifeline for our food system?

Why the COVID-19 Stimulus Must Do More for Food System Workers and Families The COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law last week included US$23 billion for agriculture. This relief is warranted: access to safe and healthy food is paramount right…

Remember Your Farmers During the COVID-19 Crisis. We’ll Need Them the Next Time Around.

As farmers struggle in the midst of a global pandemic, consumers must take steps to support the those who produce the food we value and serve the health of local communities.

Caesaré Assad On The Food System, COVID-19

“We have this really beautiful rich, diverse country where we can produce and we can create so much wealth for all of us, and it’s now about zooming in and resourcing these gaps that we know exist”

How Will Coronavirus Affect Our Food? The Pandemic and Our food Systems, a Dispatch From Mexico

As COVID-19 spreads in Mexico, citizens will likely see the pandemic impact food security, student nutrition, agricultural workers, and more.

Celebrating the Informal Food Trade in Durban, South Africa

Though undervalued and neglected, Warwick Junction’s informal food traders support urban life, food security, and cultural heritage in Durban, South Africa.

Op-Ed: The 2021 Food Systems Summit Has Started on the Wrong Foot – But it Could Still Be Transformational

The opaque process leading up to the Food Systems Summit has fueled concerns that it will in fact ignore the growing consensus on how to fix food systems, and ignore those who are already fixing them,” write Olivier De Schutter and Olivia Yambi, co-chairs of IPES-Food.

Opinion | The University of Maryland’s Cool Food Pledge

The University of Maryland pledges to reduce 25 percent of food-based greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, adding curriculum on campus.

Opinion | We Eat for the Stomach, Not the Body

How the Double Burden of Malnutrition—undernutrition and overweight—plays out on the ground: a view from francophone West Africa.

Opinion | There’s a Solution to the Fight Over Clean Water—and Trump’s Rule Isn’t It

The debate over clean water protections is missing an obvious answer that lies in the way we grow our food, says Jeff Moyer, CEO of Rodale Institute.

Opinion | Making Coffee Sustainable

Coffee is facing a sustainability crisis. A Global Coffee Fund would help, say Jeff Sachs and Kaitlin Cordes, Columbia University.