Policy and Organizing

Court’s Decision Upholding California Egg Law Could Mean Better Conditions on Egg Farms Nationwide

Court upholds California egg law, paving the way for more humane conditions for hens on egg farms throughout the United States.

Food Hero: Eric Holt-Giménez and the Campesino a Campesino Movement

Eric Holt-Giménez is the Executive Director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy.

Six Awesome Food Organizations in Arizona

Arizona has six top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Five Awesome Food Organizations in Alaska

Alaska has five top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Promoting Urban Agriculture is Policy in San Francisco

San Francisco leads in urban agriculture by providing a pathway to property tax reductions for urban growers.

Cancer in Context: Ted Schettler’s Eco-Social Framework of Breast Cancer

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn about the ecology of breast cancer in this review of Ted Schettler’s most recent publication.

To Feed the World in 2050 We Have to Change Course

We can feed the world in 2050 if we change course and if we stop focusing only on producing more agricultural commodities.

Can Palm Oil Go Sustainable in Indonesia?

Pulling off climate mitigation, like REDD+, and fixing deforestation in Indonesia’s palm oil industry is a difficult proposition.

Scanning for Solutions: National Survey Asks Communities Nationwide to Share Food Projects

The Wallace Center at Winrock International, Changing Tastes and Common Market scan the nation for community-based food system innovations.