Poverty

Medically Tailored Meals Need to Be Part of Healthcare

Community Servings delivers medically tailored meals to critically-ill patients with limited resources living in 21 communities in Massachusetts, while trying to address different social and food-related issues in the communities.

Opinion | New Report Profiles 21 Organizations Transforming Food Systems

A new report from the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development points clearly to the nature- and people-based solutions available to us.

Using Greenhouses to Help Farmers Build Climate Resilience

Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.

How OzHarvest Is Helping Australia Halve Its Food Waste by 2030

Australia’s plan to halve food waste by 2030 is a lofty goal, but the country’s biggest food rescue organization, OzHarvest, is working hard to make it happen.

New Report Shows Both Hunger and Obesity on the Rise

The latest version of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that rates of hunger and obesity are on the rise worldwide.

Selecting the Language and Stories to Transform Food

Food Tank’s San Francisco Food For Thought challenged the Bay Area to think more critically about the language and stories we choose to call for change in the food system. The results? More diversity, specificity, and empowerment.

23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed

One in five adolescents in New Orleans are neither working nor enrolled in school. Café Reconcile, and 23 similar restaurants worldwide, is creating opportunities in the kitchens through culinary and life skill training programs.

Cali Food Leaders Talk to Discuss Equity in Food System

West Coast food leaders are fed up with an unaffordable, inaccessible, inequitable food system: in San Francisco and LA, Food Tank is collaborating on solutions with these speakers.

“The farmer is literally hedging their bets” in Eastern and Southern Africa

Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.

Maxfield Kaniger’s Kanbe’s Markets: A Piece for the Food Insecurity Puzzle

With convenient coolers and healthy food, Max Kaniger is helping close the gap between food insecurity and food waste in Kansas City.