Urban Agriculture

Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Recognizes International Successes

More than 400 mayors, city officials, and experts convened in Valencia, Spain from October 19 to 21, 2017 for the Third Annual Gathering of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP). Delegates from the 159 signatory cities engaged in debates, forums, and panels to exchange ideas and solutions to food-related issues relevant to urban environments.

Urban Homesteading for Healthier Lifestyle

How Sundari Kraft is changing the Denver food system and cleaning up food swamps through education, grassroots movement building, and policy change.

Youth Farming Program Seeks Executive Director in New Orleans

Grow Dat Youth Farm promotes youth leadership, food justice, and sustainability.

Kimbal Musk: "Grow real food rather than commodity crops"

Nutrition requires education and access, which Kimbal Musk addresses through outdoor classrooms in underprivileged communities and a chain of restaurants serving local produce.

Datz-Romero: “We still have a long way to go to create sustainable systems”

Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Christine about what inspired her to co-found the Lower East Side Ecology Center and what continues to inspire her today.

Farmers and Ranchers Participate in the Census of Agriculture 2017

The 2017 Census of Agriculture provides an opportunity for farmers and ranchers to influence the future of agriculture, including policies and budget priorities, by giving them a voice.

How Change Happens: Inspiring Examples from Urban Food Policy

Many of us in the world of food policy are excited by what is happening in cities. Hundreds of municipalities are developing and delivering policies to improve the food system. Fortunately, extensive efforts to document them means we know a…

Food Tank Interview With Square Roots

Square Roots is trying to mobilize a food revolution by bringing food closer to consumers and empowering entrepreneurs to change the food system.

The World’s Smallest Garden is Created in New York City

Nate Littlewood and Rob Elliott have created The World’s Smallest Garden, a device which turns an empty bottle into a hydroponic garden. After meeting at Columbia University in early 2016, the co-founders combined their skills in business and food growing…

This Company is Bringing Gardening into the 21st Century

These gardens come preloaded with your favorite meals