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17 Indigenous Agricultural Programs to Recognize International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples

As part of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Food Tank is learning more about these 17 organizations that promote indigenous food systems

Opinion | 2020 Democratic Candidates on Key Food and Agriculture Issues

Given that the food sector currently generates nearly one-third of all climate-change emissions, we need a Democratic candidate who will transition our food system away from industrial agriculture.

Alternative Use of Food Scraps: Building Communities

Small scale composting helps build community, improve local soil, and save cities up to US$250,000 a year.

Chef’s Smart Recipes for Customers, Farmers and the Planet

Indian Chef Anahita Dhondy cooks with millets, providing people with an opportunity to discover how beneficial smart foods are for their health, farmers, and the planet.

24 Faith-Based Organizations Promoting Food Security

Faith-based organizations have historically contributed to humanitarian aid worldwide, many of them with a focus on alleviating hunger and promoting food security.

The Bronner Mom Behind the Movement

Lisa Bronner transformed the curious costumers contacting Dr. Bronner’s into a movement demanding healthier products that better support farmers.

Financial Aid in Nigeria Creating a New Interest in Rural Fish Farming

Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.

Restoring Native American Health with Indigenous Foods

Since 2014, Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chef Sean Sherman has championed returning to indigenous foods favored by Native Americans before colonization. An award-winning cookbook, chef training, a food truck and public dinners help to spread this message.

Using Aquaculture Development to Encourage Women’s Employment in West Africa

Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.

Five Ways You’re Responsible for Change in the Food System: Food Tank in L.A.

For these leaders in L.A., the trigger for change in the food system is not startups, corporations, or policies—it is a newly conscious and passionate general public refusing to accept the status quo.