Policy and Organizing

Social Movements And Scientists Are Challenging the UN Food Systems Summit’s Agenda

Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.

Global Leaders Pledge Their Commitment To True Cost Accounting

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GA) recently published a sign-on letter encouraging eaters and policymakers alike to recognize the true costs of food. By embracing True Cost Accounting (TCA), GA believes that global leaders can help ensure…

NYC Nonprofit Gives New Life to Brooklyn Community Garden

Brooklyn Community Garden is transformed by New York City’s largest land conservancy, New York Restoration Project.

Recent Report Exposes the Hidden Costs of Food in the U.S.

According to a recent report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of food in the U.S. is 3 times what Americans are currently spending on food.

New Report Reveals How Food Banks Responded to COVID-19

Food banks around the world significantly adapted their services to meet increased demand for food during 2020 lockdowns, a new report finds.

Indigenous Food Security at Risk Following Push for Conservation Plan

The 30 x 30 agenda would preserve 30 percent of the Earth’s land and sea by 2030, but it may also lead to food insecurity among Indigenous groups.

Europe Advances Farm to Fork Strategy with New Sustainability Code of Conduct

A recently signed Code of Conduct in Europe aims to improve sustainability in food businesses, but some NGOs are concerned that the Code is not enough to support sustainable food systems.

USDA Invests US$20 Billion in SNAP Benefits for Americans

The average monthly food aid awarded per person will increase from US$121 to US$157, totaling an additional US$20 billion per year.

A ‘Game Changer’ Law May Help Black Farmers Secure Threatened Land Legacies

Resolving heirs’ property could help families generate value and address the U.S. racial wealth gap.