Policy and Organizing

A Community Fights for Power in “A Reckoning in Boston”

A new film, A Reckoning in Boston, explores the development of Boston’s first urban farming co-op and the racist and misogynistic structures that oppress communities of color.

Biogas Is Not the Answer to the Industrialized Pork Industry, Experts Say

Experts argue that biogas is not a viable solution to the harm caused by factory farms in North Carolina.

New Report from One Fair Wage Finds Service Workers Are More Vulnerable During Pandemic

Tipped service workers are seeing a decline in tips and an increase in sexual harassment amid the pandemic, according to a new report.

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?

Broadband Expansion Benefits a More Resilient Food System

In a recent panel discussion, experts explain why it is essential to promote broadband expansion in rural communities.

New York City Street Vendors Celebrate Victory

After years of organizing, street food vendors are celebrating a win as New York City Council recently pass legislation that will lift the limit on the number of full-time vending permits.

India’s Blue Revolution Targets Investments in Seaweed

A multi-million dollar investment in the Indian Seaweed sector is helping grow cottage and cooperative businesses for 1 million in India.

Supermarkets No Longer Able to Sell Foods Linked to Illegal Deforestation

A recent bill from the United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs bans the country’s supermarkets from purchasing foods linked to illegal deforestation and land procurement practices.

A New Policy Platform to Navigate the Intersection of Food and Technology

Food Tank, in collaboration with Refresh Working Group, is introducing a policy platform to help identify best practices when working at the intersection of technology in the food system.

Report Details Harmful Consequences of Prison Food Policies

Impact Justice’s new report detailing prison food policies and practices shows what message we are sending to people who are incarcerated through food.