Researchers at OpenAg have developed a series of personal food computers, which are different-sized controlled growing environments that collect thousands of data points on the crops growing inside of them.
BCFN Alumni Constanza Monterrubio Solis discusses how women and culturally diverse food traditions are key in strengthening food sovereignty.
The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GAFF), supported by the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, recently published a series of dialogues to delve into the connections between climate change and food systems. These dialogues bring together the visions of diverse stakeholders to facilitat
Since winning the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition’s YES! Competition last year, Shaneica Lester and Anne-Teresa Birthwright now run a knowledge transfer project for small-scale farmers in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Lester and Birthwright’s program, which focuses on irrigation conservation educa
New research reveals that children who follow a Mediterranean-style diet are more likely to have healthier weight status, and better quality sleep.
Food Tank talks specialty crops, local farming, and educating the future generation of sustainable farmers with Hawaii Agriculture Research Center’s Stephanie Whalen.
Researcher Naomi Dachner discusses with Food Tank her team’s work on the association between health care costs and food insecurity in Canada, which they found “consistent with U.S. research that has raised concerns about food insecurity as a key contributor to poor health and higher costs.”
Many of us in the world of food policy are excited by what is happening in cities. Hundreds of municipalities are developing and delivering policies to improve the food system. Fortunately, extensive efforts to document them means we know a considerable amount about what they are doing—a whole host
Australia’s Fair Food Forum is an online ‘go to’ destination for organizations and individuals to easily connect, learn from and share knowledge with others in the fair food movement.
BCFN Alumni Dr Elena Cadel discusses her passion for food and psychology and how to build healthier, more sustainable eating habits.