American corn farmers are a major group still skeptical of climate change and have been largely unharmed by it so far. This could change in the near future, bringing new force and an unlikely ally to the fight against climate change.
Residents of New York City will waste 11 million pounds of food over Labor Day Weekend, while 1.4 million New Yorkers remain food insecure. Fortunately, there is enormous potential to recover that food, according to Food Tank and ReFED.
Farm Radio Trust’s is organizing farmer “listening groups” and developing local radio broadcasts on agricultural development issues in Malawi, a country in East Africa.
Jordan Figueiredo writes about introducing fun, character, and nutrition-filled “ugly” produce in schools or at home, making it more fun for children to eat healthy fruits and veggies.
In response to the recent op-ed by Timothy Wise: Did Monsanto Write Malawi’s Seed Policy? Supply K. Chisi, Business Officer at the Seed Trade Association of Malawi responded to Food Tank.
This year’s Eating City speakers took a deep dive into various institutional problems facing the food system, such as city procurement, health and wellness in schools, and food waste.
Joe Glauber argues that discriminating against the origin of certain foods is not likely to improve global diets, and policies for healthier eating are better targeted at consuming the right kinds of foods.
Malawi’s new draft seed policy, crafted in part by a Monsanto official, defines ‘seed’ as one that is quality certified, overriding the common cultural understanding of the term seed, and preventing local farmers from selling or displaying farm-saved seed at local seed fairs.
Young Female Farmers Mobile Produce uses food to unify communities, cutting across age, income, and cultural differences.
Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods has the potential to have a ripple effect across the grocery industry, affecting our food chain from farm to landfill. And one big area this new partnership could shape is combating wasted food.