Sustainable Agriculture

We Need More Biodiversity in Our Food System

Ann Tutwiler commends the women who use biodiversity as a powerful tool for global nutrition, soil enrichment, water quality, and climate adaptation.

Supporting Indigenous Foodways Is For Everyone, Says Daniels

A registered Native Hawai’ian, Daniels is using the Good Food Purchasing Program to push public institutions to support diverse food producers.

Miyoko’s Kitchen: Leading the Dairy Revolution

When asked why she uses a political term like revolution to discuss cheese, Miyoko answers matter-of-factly, then elaborates connecting all of the political decisions that get made to take a glass of cow’s milk from subsidy to table.

The Wisdom of Indigenous Foodways

Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems, talks about learning from indigenous wisdom in the food system.

Food Is the Cause—And Cure—For Health and Environment, Says Dr. Hyman

Physician and NY Times best selling author Dr.Mark Hyman joins NowThis reporter Lucy Biggers in a conversation on America’s food system’s linkages to health outcomes and the environment and offers a call-to-action on how we can fix it.

Balancing Diets, Carbon, and Nutrition Takes More Than Changing the Menu

Changing eating habits to include more plants and less or no meat is challenging for countries where people still struggle to meet their nutritional needs. Lower carbon diets should be more ambitious to achieve food security.

Wild Crops Boost Food Security in the Sahel

Wild perennial crops, or wild plants that grow all year round, are very resilient to drought in Niger’s Zinder region. Rewild Earth has leveraged that resilience to improve food security for people that otherwise don’t have many food options.

The Dairy Revolution: Vegan CEO Working to Help Dairy Farmers

“We can revolutionize by helping farmers transform their dairies into new enterprises and then we’re helping ourselves and we’re helping them. We’re helping the world.”

Philabundance’s Abundantly Good Cheese Benefiting Dairy Farmers, Hungry Families

While Pennsylvania dairy farmers struggle with surplus milk and Philadelphia area families struggle with hunger, Philabundance is taking the lead to address both issues

16 Initiatives Changing Urban Agriculture Through Tech and Innovation

From high-tech indoor farming to mobile platforms connecting urban growers and consumers, Food Tank highlights 16 initiatives using tech and innovation to improve urban agriculture.