Sustainable Agriculture

Watch Danielle Nierenberg Participate in Panel at James Beard Foundation Conference

Watch Danielle Nierenberg participate in a panel at the James Beard Foundation’s The Paradox of Appetite: Hungering for Change Conference.

How Do We Change the Food System? Start Early!

On October 24th, Food Day will bring attention to the many ways in which young people are creating a better food system.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook

Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook exposes the harsh reality of the tomato industry, but also provides hope for change in a damaged food system.

Sustainable Business: Equal Exchange Dedicated to Fair Trade and Supporting Small-Scale Farmers

Equal Exchange, one of the oldest and largest workers’ cooperatives in the United States, is dedicated to supporting small farmers.

Real Food Media Project Launches Online Film Competition

A new film competition seeking short films about sustainable food and farming — the Real Food Media Contest — is now open for entries at

Healthy Oceans Foster Healthy Communities

According to chef and sustainability activist Barton Seaver, the health and well-being of our communities is directly related to the health of our oceans.

Small-Scale Farming Promotes Economic Self-Sufficiency in the Caribbean

Caribbean nations that have long relied on food imports are now working toward self-sufficiency through small-scale farming.

Five Initiatives Supporting Small-Scale Farmers Growing Indigenous Crops

In honor of the Food Sovereignty Prize and World Food Day, Food Tank recognizes five initiatives supporting small-scale farmers producing healthy crops.

Eating City Establishes Manifesto for a More Just and Sustainable Food System for Cities

This manifesto, established at the Eating City Summer Campus takes steps toward implementing an open, transparent, and participatory food policy in cities.

Five Examples of Successful Urban Agriculture Done Differently Around the World

Five examples of urban agriculture from around the globe demonstrate how small-scale and local agriculture in cities do more than just grow food.