Policy and Organizing

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.

Apply for the Food System Vision Prize to Envision a Better Food System for 2050

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.

Colorado Springs Food Rescue—Supporting Community-Driven Change

The Colorado Springs Food Rescue community-driven model is overcoming barriers to food access and creating a more sustainable food system.

Florida’s Food Policy Council: Building a Platform to Drive Change

The FLFPC board members give Food Tank insight into the accomplishments achieved and unique challenges that the FLFPC has faced in the last few years.

A New Pathway to Citizenship for Undocumented Farmworkers

The Agricultural Worker Program Act could help to bring stability to farmworkers, their communities, their agricultural employers, and our food system as a whole.

Chefs Uniting to End Waste and Hunger

Keeping gourmet meals from going into the trash not only feeds those in need, it can also improve environmental outcomes and help California reach its waste diversion goal by 2020.