Sustainable Agriculture

New Frontiers in Aquaculture at SOCAP

One of the main themes at the Social Capital Markets conference this year was an exploration into the sustainability of Earth’s oceans.

Hans Herren Wins the Right Livelihood Award

Today, Hans Herren was the first Swiss citizen to win the Right Livelihood Award.

26 Films Every Food Activist Must Watch

Food Tank has selected 26 incredible films educating audiences about changes being made – or that need to be made – in the food system.

Prison Gardens Give Inmates the Opportunity to Grow Fresh Produce for Local Communities

Gardening has allowed inmates in prisons across America to learn a new skill, and provide fresh produce to surrounding communities.

Enset: Ethiopia’s Ancient Solution for Soil Health

Enset can be utilized as an agricultural tool for protecting soil health.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Cows Save the Planet by Judith Schwartz

Judith Schwartz argues that restoring carbon to soil through an admittedly unlikely candidate – the cow – could yield many lasting benefits.

The Global FoodBanking Network Helps Turn the Problem of Food Waste into a Humanitarian Solution

The Global FoodBanking Network creates, supplies, and strengthens food banks and food bank networks around the world, using food waste as a solution to hunger.

African Green Revolution Forum 2013: Good examples and policies within a bad model

The African Green Revolution Forum addressed scaling up agribusiness through public-private partnerships, but where were the smallholder farmers?

Northwest Earth Institute Helps People Dig Deeper into Food Issues

Northwest Earth Institute’s new discussion courses explore the interconnections of our food systems and our relationship to and responsibility in these systems.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land by Gary Paul Nabhan

Food Tank’s Book of the Week shares sustainable solutions for farmers to prepare for the effects of climate change.