Sustainable Agriculture

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.

International Year of Family Farming: SELF Helps Family Farmers Conserve Valuable Water Resources

Food Tank interviews Robert Freling, Executive Director of SELF, about water-conserving innovations for family farmers.

The Powerful Potential of SoilIQ for Kenyan Farmers

SoilIQ, a plug-in for Android phones, may be the device to improve crop production and improve income for Kenyan farmers.

FAO Statistical Yearbook Offers Detailed Look at World’s Food and Agriculture

The 2013 edition of U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization Statistical Yearbook paints a detailed picture of the world’s food and agriculture today.