AB551, a bill designed to support urban agriculture across California, was passed with the hopes that it would also work towards food justice. Food First’s Antonio Roman-Alcalá and Erin Havens think it might be doing otherwise.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines urban agriculture as “the growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities” to provide fresh food, generate employment, recycle waste, and strengthen cities’ resilience to climate change. As the rate of ur
With a monthly yield of nearly 4,000 lbs (1,814 kg), Locals Grow Smart uses urban farming to bring job training, nutrition education to residents of D.C.’s Northeast side.
Swale is a collaborative floating food project dedicated to rethinking and challenging New York City’s connection to its environment.
Food Tank had the chance to speak with Karen Lehman, Director at Fresh Taste, who will be speaking at this year’s Food Tank Summit in Chicago.
Food Tank spoke with Harry Rhodes, Executive Director of Growing Home, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Chicago.
Food Tank spoke with Angela Mason, Associate Vice President of Windy City Harvest at the Chicago Botanic Garden, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summ
Food Tank talks to Jack Fisher of NCDFREE. NCDFREE is a global nonprofit that uses social and creative media, and educational and collaborative events to mobilize world citizens and push for change in the battle against noncommunicable diseases.
The Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative seeks to promote dialogue and collaboration on global agricultural development.
NYC AgTech Week is back for its second year with over 18 events, ranging from for-profit to nonprofit urban agricultural endeavors.