Policy and Organizing

“We Have to Organize and There’s Really No Shortcut to That,” Says Jim Hightower

“Whatever talent you have, put that to work,” says Jim Hightower while discussing organizing for a better food system and combating corporate consolidation.

“We Have to Move Away From this Notion that Agriculture Is Unskilled Labor,” Says Jenet DeCosta

During a conversation about farm workers and immigration policy, speakers emphasize that “we can’t forget the individuals that provide us with our food.”

Program Supports Next Generation of Food System Leaders

A new fellowship is designed to drive personal transformation and support scaleable solutions in the food system.

Starbucks employees forming a union: Working conditions are “putting all of us in danger”

Some of the Memphis 7 members’ grandparents marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike. “Now, it’s picking up where they left off.”

Eliminating Single Use Plastics, One Product at a Time

Over 50 companies joined the Zero Waste Campaign and committed to transition at least one packaging material to a more sustainable option by the end of 2022.

New FSI Report Measures Data-Driven Food System Solutions

Stakeholders of the food system have data to design sustainable solutions with the new 2021 FSI by Economist Impact.

Tapping Into a Safer Beer Industry

The Brave Noise collaboration launched in 2021 when its co-founder, Brienne Allan posed a question to her Instagram followers: “Have you ever experienced sexism in the beer industry?”

Complete the National Young Farmer Survey and Help Build a Better Farming Future

Data from the 2022 National Young Farmer Survey will inform advocacy efforts to build more equitable farm systems.

Report Reveals Need for Prioritizing Nutritious Food Donations

A recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) finds that no federal policies and few state policies affecting food bank donations currently prioritize nutrition.

South Carolina-Based Organization Creates Access to Healthy, Fresh Foods With Affordable Produce Boxes

In South Carolina, FoodShare SC aims to tackle food insecurity and increase produce consumption for communities who face limited access to affordable and fresh, nutritious foods.