Policy and Organizing

Native American Agriculture Fund Is Helping Empower Farmers

A new agriculture fund is supporting Tribal nations and communities in their efforts to revitalize ancient food systems throughout the United States.

Proposed Bill May Aide Small-, Medium-Sized Farms

Senator Cory Booker’s Farm System Reform Act legislation may shake-up CAFOs and provide a fair living to family-led farms. 

New Report Explores the Environmental Impact of Food Packaging

A new report says that we as consumers pursue healthy and sustainable eating habits, but still overlook the impact of food packaging on the environment.

We’re Too Close to the Edge of Planetary Boundaries, Says Walter Willett

Alex Sammon, author, and Walter Willett of EAT-Lancet and Harvard host an inter-generational conversation about transforming diets to protect the planet’s boundaries.

Break Economic and Nutrition Policy Out of Their Silos for Real Change

Dr. Sara Bleich of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health sits down with Sarah Blackburn of Edible Boston to talk about the key to effective nutrition policies.

The Food System Vision Prize Is Accepting Applications Through January 31st

The Food System Vision Prize, launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, SecondMuse, and OpenIDEO, will reward proposals that inspire farmers, policymakers, businesspeople, activists, and eaters to build a more sustainable food system.

Being A Democracy Activist Is Part of Food Work

Frances Moore Lappé discovers why hunger exists across the world: because agribusiness dollars are fueling politics and extracting from the land.

Congress Introduces Universal School Meals Bill

The Universal School Meals Program Act could make school meals free for all U.S. schoolchildren, eliminate lunch debt, and expand out-of-school meals

No-Deal Brexit May Hurt Scotland’s Agriculture Sector

Scotland could face serious problems under a no-deal Brexit—including severe damages to its import and export markets, customs delays and a weakening British Pound.

Views For 2020: U.S. Democrat Presidential Candidates’ Plans in Food and Agriculture

Food Tank is highlighting the Democratic presidential candidates still in the race and their visions for a brighter future for food and agriculture.