Urban Agriculture

27 Inspiring Women Reshaping the Food System

In honor of International Women’s Day, Food Tank is celebrating 27 Inspiring women working to close the gender gap in the food system.

Integrated Approach Is Needed for Food System Change, Says New Report

The FABLE Consortium’s recent report proposes strategies and pathways for 20 countries to develop sustainable land-use and food systems.

26 Children’s Books to Nourish Growing Minds

Food Tank’s list of children’s books to read about food and the food system.

Tech Startup iFarm Raises US$4 Million to Expand Do-It-Yourself Urban Farms

Automated farming systems enable customers to start farms with little to no knowledge of agriculture.

Designing Spaces to Empower Consumers

DynamikSpace aims to teach the Seattle community about the food system by using designs featuring indoor agriculture and technology.

Chicago Grant Program Funds Farmers of Color

The Fresh Food from Farmers of Color Fund is a new grant program that funds farmers of color seeking to support their communities with locally-grown food.

Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

Building Community and Sustainable Food Systems in Bayview, CA

A new urban farm in Bayview-Hunters Point is working with the community to address food security and climate change.

20 Teachers and Educators Building a Stronger Food System

Through nutrition and garden education, teachers are building a stronger food system.

Home Gardening Promotes Mental Health during COVID-19

Vegetable gardening takes center stage during the pandemic, nurturing the emotional wellbeing of an increasing number of home gardeners