Small-Scale Farming

Revitalizing rural economies in South Korea

According to Kyoungsoo Lim, we should devise new ways of selling produce and make more side jobs available for a more liveable rural community in South Korea.

Cargill and Heifer International Want There to be a Chicken in Every Pot

The Hatching Hope Initiative is a new collaboration between Heifer International and Cargill. Food Tank spoke with the CEO of Heifer International to find out how convincing more women to raise chickens will sustainably reduce hunger and poverty for 100 million people by 2030.

With the Help of Ancient Grains, Gluten Free Beer is Saving the Environment and Local Farmers

New gluten-free beer is using millets and sorghum, setting a new trend in the beer industry while also supporting local farmers, the environment, and our bodies.

From Rescued Food to Artisan Bites

Small food business went from serving bread and marmalade to catering high brow events in London using food waste.

Dr. Bronner’s Helps Bring Better Opportunities to Farmers in India

A sustainable soap company is paving the way for using sustainable agricultural practices which can be used to build a better food system.

Opinion | A Journey from City Dwellers to Regenerative Farmers: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

“A promise we made to Todd, a rescue dog who died a few years ago, forced us out of the city and into our dream life as farmers. A rather curious story which is better explained in the film.”

SRI: More Crop Per Drop, Better Lives for Farmers with Lotus Foods

Caryl Levine and Ken Lee, co-founders and co-CEOs of Lotus Foods, talk about supporting smallholder rice farmers through promoting System of Rice Intensification.

Re-introducing a Nutrition-Packed Berry in the Midwest

In Hartsburg, Missouri, Terry Durham created River Hills Harvest so elderberry growers throughout the Central United States could benefit from shared knowledge about sustainable growing practices and marketing.

A Set Menu for Europe? Building a Food Policy that Brings Everybody to the Same Table

The European Union urgently needs a common food policy to build sustainable food systems, says a recent report from the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). This shared policy would provide a common direction for food and farming systems in the Union, which suffer at all levels under the current model of production and agriculture.

Edible Acres at Powell Gardens Feed and Educate Students to Chefs

‘Kansas City’s Botanical Garden,’ Powell Gardens is home to the nation’s largest public edible acreage – the Heartland Harvest Garden. Here students, chefs, CSA members and the general public learn about and enjoy fresh, delicious food.