Sustainable Agriculture

Opinion | Fixing Livestock Emissions Metrics

Are we looking at the livestock industry’s GHG emissions holistically—and can a framework help turn livestock into a solution for climate change?

Trees That Feed Foundation Expands Programs to 17 Countries

Trees that Feed is providing breadfruit trees in 17 countries to create entire supply chains that help communities combat food insecurity, generate new forms of income, and develop self-sufficiency.

From the Field to the World: Sustainability Lessons from a Young Farmer

Food Tank speaks with Thomas Parsons, a Niman Ranch member, about his role as a young farmer and advocating for a sustainable food system worldwide from his family’s ranch in southeastern Kansas.

Remembering Luca Virginio, Advocate of International Collaboration for Sustainability

Food Tank celebrates the legacy of Luca Virginio, Chief Communication and External Relations Officer at Barilla Group and the Barilla Food & Nutrition Foundation Vice Chairman.

From Farms to Incubators: Poornima Parameswaran of Trace Genomics Inc.

A new generation of women-led startups including Trace Genomics is providing novel solutions to agriculture’s problems with tech innovation.

Stonyfield Launches OpenTEAM Platform to Promote Sustainable Farming

Stonyfield Organic’s new OpenTEAM platform aims to provide farmers worldwide with a free data ecosystem to manage adaptive soil health on farms and reach carbon sequestration targets.

New Report Finds That More Food Is Lost in Fields Than Previously Believed

A new report from Santa Clara University finds that more food is lost in the field than previously determined.

Strength in Resilience: Niman Ranch Hosts Farm Families in Des Moines

Thee 21st Annual Niman Ranch Farmer Appreciation Weekend in Des Moines, IA gathered media, chefs, and nonprofits focusing on resilience for farmers.

Eight Innovations Ending Food Loss in the Global South

From solar-powered cold storage to garden waste powered food dehydrators, we highlight eight examples of how innovators are ending food loss in the developing world.

Opinion | Why Talk of Regenerative Agriculture Should Include Pesticide Reduction

Soil carbon sequestration is becoming a topic for farmers and politicians alike—but which conversations will distinguish sustainability from trend?