Public Health

Nudging for Good: Using Behavioral Science To Promote Sustainable Food Choices

Behavioral scientists want to fill grocery carts, take-away containers, and fridges with sustainable food, without consumers needing to think twice about it.

Six Programs, Services Squeezed by Government Shutdown

From reduced food inspections to a lapse in services for farmers, the shutdown’s effects are hitting more than just furloughed workers across the country.

The World Food Program: Fighting Hunger With Blockchain

According to Robert Opp, Director of Innovation and Change Management at WFP, “The exciting part is that these innovations, often developed for more commercially attractive markets, have such potential to improve the lives of those who are furthest behind.”

10 Awesome Austin Orgs Bringing Better Food to Schools

Schools and organizations in Austin, Texas are enhancing relationships between farmers, ranchers, and local producers, in an effort to improve child health, engage students in the local food system, and support the local economy.

How Will the EU Halve Its Food Waste?

Following ambitious European Union (EU) food waste reduction targets set earlier this year, the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste met to take stock of progress.

Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals Nurtures Community and Healthy Lifestyles

Over 1.5 million more Kenyans cook at home with the help of Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals. Pamellah Oduor founded this Facebook page to bring joy, love and community through food.

2018 San Diego Food Tank Summit: Improving Food Sustainability Panel

In a food system that pushes cheap and fast food production, the impact on health, social justice, and climate change is unsustainable. Join our panelists at Food Tank’s San Diego Summit to discuss the true cost of food.

Opinion | Foraging in the Wake of #MeToo

While #MeToo unveils a history of sexual assault and misconduct in restaurants, female foragers feel varying effects in their workplaces: outside, in the woods.

On World Food Day, Take a Holistic Approach to Food Production

On World Food Day, the path to a sustainable food system includes a holistic framework to tackle decisions on public health, soil regeneration, and the environment.

Rethinking the Meat We Eat: An Excerpt from Nourish Planet

Meat is one of the largest social aggregators in society. From health to the environment to culture and religion, the role that meat should play in daily life is highly debated.