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Castanea Fellows Rethink Justice in Food and Economy

The new fellow cohort from the Castanea Fellowship will confront the transformations needed to reintegrate equity and justice into the food system, in urban, rural, and tribal communities.

Break Silos Between Food and Health for Better Policy

On May 10, Food Tank visited the U.S. Capitol, joining experts like Kathleen Merrigan, Robert Graham, Gregory Cooper, and Rep. James P. McGovern to define the connection between agriculture and health for better food policy.

Seafood Processing Water Can Help Supply the World with Protein

Research from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden shows that seafood processing water is a valuable source of protein and can play a vital role in fulfilling the world’s growing demand for nutrient-dense food.

The World Food Program: Fighting Hunger With Blockchain

According to Robert Opp, Director of Innovation and Change Management at WFP, “The exciting part is that these innovations, often developed for more commercially attractive markets, have such potential to improve the lives of those who are furthest behind.”

Building a Borderless Food System in San Diego and Tijuana

Border regions can be fertile ground for culinary cross-pollination, and San Diego/Tijuana is no exception. This mingling of cultures here birthed Cali-Baja cuisine—a cooking style that embodies growing efforts to connect food systems across the border

Urban Farming Organization Visualizes a Franchise Model to Produce Fresh Fish and Vegetables

In Kansas City, Missouri, Nile Valley Aquaponics is producing 100,000 pounds of local, fresh food to support the community, unveiling expansions on their urban oasis later this year.

Michel Nischan wants people to reconnect to and through healthy, organic, and sustainable food. His organization Wholesome Wave is inviting more people to the table.

On #WorldRefugeeDay, These 19 Global Organizations Are Redefining Food Aid

On World Refugee Day 2018, Food Tank highlights 19 diverse and global organizations dedicated to erasing refugee food insecurity and hunger

Live Webinar: Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus with the Global Alliance for the Future of Food

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GAFF) will host a webinar on December 12, 2017, at 11 am EST to highlight the findings of their recent report, Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Addressing Practices, Political Economy, and Power Relations to Build Healthier Food Systems.

First Ever Food as Medicine Summit Held at Hunter College

The Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center will host its inaugural “Food as Medicine Summit — Bringing Everyone to the Table,” on Thursday, November 30th, 2017.