A ‘Game Changer’ Law May Help Black Farmers Secure Threatened Land Legacies

Resolving heirs’ property could help families generate value and address the U.S. racial wealth gap.

Katie Rains: “Grow healthy food, people and community”

GRuB Executive Director Katie Rains spoke with Food Tank about her work to promote access to healthy foods, her dreams for the 2018 Farm Bill, and innovations to foster interest in nutrition and agriculture.

“How can we make food policy more relevant to politicians?” Interview with Oregon’s Alexis Taylor

Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Alexis Taylor, discusses the importance of youth in the food system, how individuals can help shape food policy, and her ties to agriculture and farming.

Ben Friedman is Taking a Business Approach to Solve Environmental Problems

Ben Friedman shares how restaurants can transform food practices to promote sustainability. He sat down with Food Tank to talk about a range of issues that hurt the food system, and how individuals can help solve these problems.

Food Policy Report Card for U.S. Congress Shows Lack of Action

On November 1, 2017, Food Policy Action (FPA) released its annual National Food Policy Scorecard to help the public track actions taken by lawmakers in the United States (U.S.) Congress. Scores were down this year because neither the House nor the Senate spent much time on food issues this year.

Want to Boost SNAP Efficiency? Let’s Start with Food

Susan Levin: It’s time to alleviate health inequalities by aligning our nation’s largest food assistance program with disease-fighting foods.

Harvard Law Report: Food Waste Reduction Ripe For 2018 Farm Bill

Harvard Law report states that Congress could prioritize the issue of food waste through the 2018 Farm Bill, and in turn minimize environmental impact of waste in landfills, create jobs, and redistribute unused food to the hungry.

Tell Congress That Farmers Count—Take the 2017 National Young Farmer Survey

Take the National Young Farmers Coalition’s survey to let Congress know #FarmersCount.