Policy and Organizing

DC Offers Another Round of Relief to Restaurants

Mayor Muriel Bowser will award up to 700 grants to DC’s hardest-hit restaurants.

Black Farmer Fund is Building Resilient Black Food Economies

Black Farmer Fund is working to build resilient Black food economies in New York State.

New Research Finds Growth in Social Groups Focused on Sustainable Agriculture

A new report finds deliberate growth in social groups focused on sustainable agriculture and land management.

Oxford Real Farming Conference Reaches Global Audience in 2021

The Oxford Real Farming Conference will feature internationally renowned farmers and activists on an online format in January 2021.

Maryland Bans EPS Packaging in Food Service

With the EPA saying EPS packaging “can have serious impacts upon human health, wildlife, and aquatic environment, and the economy,” Maryland decides to ban foam packaging altogether

COVID-19 Endangers Indigenous Right to Food, Says U.N. Report

As COVID-19 aggravates food insecurity, U.N. releases new study documenting Indigenous peoples’ experiences.

School-Based Food Bank Programs Most Effective, Report Says

A new report shows that food bank programs are important in fighting hunger in school children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FAO and World Food Law Institute Symposium

The FAO and World Food Law Institute’s symposium on food loss and food waste shared approaches and case studies on how to mitigate these issues.

Biden’s Agriculture Secretary: Heitkamp is the Wrong Choice

More than 150 Groups Oppose Nomination of Heitkamp for USDA Secretary, arguing that she is the wrong choice for the next USDA Secretary.

17 Organizations Helping Revive Restaurants

These organizations are working to revive restaurants for short and long-term success.