Policy and Organizing

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.

Remembering Percy Schmeiser: Farmer and Hero

Percy Schmeiser, best known for his battles against Monsanto and genetically modified seed patents, passed away on October 13 at the age of 89.

How the 2020 Election Will Impact Food, Agriculture, and Labor in the U.S.

Local elections and ballot measures in the 2020 election have implications for policies in food, agriculture, and labor policies in the United States.