Sustainable Agriculture

Food Tank Book of the Week: Empires of Food by Evan D.G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas

In Empires of Food, authors Evan D.G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas examine current problems with the global food system by taking a look at examples from history.

Comaco Brings Markets and Hope to Zambian Farmers – and Wildlife

COMACO is promoting both food security and wildlife conservation in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.

Film Spotlights How Veterans Can Find Solace in Farming

Ground Operations, a film that looks at the important role war vets play in the future of U.S. agriculture.

Eleven Inspiring Sustainable Chefs

Chefs can be arbiters of change, choosing local ingredients and bringing fresh healthy food to the masses. Here are eleven great examples.

Food Tank Book of the Week: The Perfect Protein by Andy Sharpless

Andy Sharpless spoke with Food Tank to explain why the mantra “eat wild, eat local, eat small fish, and eat shellfish” can save the food system.

Wal-Mart: Abuses Animals, Disdains Science

This guest post from Farm Sanctuary reveals the extent to which Wal-Mart supports cruelty to animals.

Palm Oil: Business Boon, Environmental Bust

Consumption of palm oil is on the rise, but industry expansion poses threats of environmental damage and unethical labor practices.

The High Morality of Protecting the Ecosphere: Wes Jackson’s KU Commencement Speech

Founder of The Land Institute, Wes Jackson, delivers the KU commencement. High morality necessitates the protection of the ecosphere.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Sowing Seeds in the Desert by Masanobu Fukuoka

In Sowing Seeds in the Desert, Masanobu Fukuoka tackles much more than superficial solutions to global desertification.

An Overview of Eliminate Poverty Now

Eliminate Poverty Now focuses on investing at the local level by providing funds for projects that address local needs as identified by communities themselves.