Youth

La Canasta Campesina Encourages Youth Engagement in Farming by Giving Youth a Voice

La Canasta Campesina gives youth a place in farming by highlighting the many roles in a modern agribusiness.

Find a Mentor Who’s Younger Than You. They Know How to Fix the Food System

Members of Gen Z know that our old patterns simply don’t work anymore.

African Farmer and Entrepreneur to Lead Slow Food International

Ugandan farmer and social entrepreneur Edie Mukiibi is committed to shaping the future of regenerative farming communities worldwide in his new role as President of Slow Food International.

New Survey Finds Young Farmers Are Motivated by Environmental Conservation and Social Justice

Despite facing systemic challenges, young farmers are pushing to steward the land responsibly.

GrowCity Gets Youth Work Ready with Urban Gardening

Youth from low-income families face significant barriers to career development but soft skill training in the garden can help.

Pilot Program Builds a Better Seaweed Supply Chain

Gabriella D’Cruz is a young marine conservationist whose project, The Good Ocean, won the BBC Global Youth Champion Award in 2021.

Ripping Out the Safety Net? How Soon-To-Expire COVID Relief Measures Will Affect College Hunger

When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends July 15, 2022, millions of U.S. college students will lose crucial food assistance programs like SNAP.

Young Jordanian Innovators Combat Food Insecurity with WFP and UNICEF Support

Seed funding will help five men and women advance their solutions to address food insecurity in Jordan.

Leading Youth Food Campaigner Launches Global Manifesto to Mend ‘Broken Food System’

The global food system is the primary driver of biodiversity loss. Young people are calling for change.

20 Children’s Books Celebrating Food and Inspiring Young Eaters

This season, Food Tank is highlighting 20 books that encourage young eaters to learn about where their food comes from and the culinary traditions that shape the world.

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