Lindsey Lusher Shute, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition, is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” on April 1, 2017.
Mussels, cheeses, and biofuels. Permaculture and mini farms. Presidential chefs and scientists. Food Tank’s Spring reading list is a feast for the mind and stomach.
Monique Mikhail looks for food system solutions by trading in big agribusiness for support of small-scale, ecological farmers. She calls for investment sustainability that is spear-headed by the current generation and an education system that passes on that knowledge to future generations.
Food Tank had the opportunity to interview David Wagstaff. He founded Alfrea, the company with an online marketplace for landowners, garden helpers, and farmers who want to sell produce.
The cost of organic certification is out of reach for many small-scale producers. The Mexican network Tianguis y Mercados Organicos is working to fix that, by using Participatory Certification Systems in their local organic markets.
Mississippi Delta Agricultural Theft Task Force unites farmers, law enforcement, and scrap metal dealers to identify farm thefts and prevent the sale of stolen property.
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) aims to make links in eco-agri-food systems visible as a result of their TEEBAgriFood project.
Suren Sewchuran spoke with Food Tank about the work of Abalimi Bezekhaya, an organization focused on using urban agriculture to improve food security in South Africa.
In countries of East Africa, Send a Cow’s training experts share new ideas about gender equality and organic agriculture in order to bring balance and self-sufficiency to communities.
BCFN’s YES! Research Grant Competition supports sustainable research from young scientists.