Lineup Announcement: Food Tank’s Virtual Summit

On December 1, Food Tank, in partnership with the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, we will host our virtual summit “Resetting the Food System from Farm to Fork.”

This Season, Focus on Creating Convivial Food Experiences

As technology makes it easier to order delivery or eat alone, conviviality—the pleasure of eating with others—is becoming tougher. These strategies make it easier to create joyful, communal food experiences.

Food Industry Is Aligning with SDGs—but Not Taking Action

The food industry is taking the steps to monitor and report their environmentally and socially supportive choices—but not taking action to move the needle.

Remembering Luca Virginio, Advocate of International Collaboration for Sustainability

Food Tank celebrates the legacy of Luca Virginio, Chief Communication and External Relations Officer at Barilla Group and the Barilla Food & Nutrition Foundation Vice Chairman.

Say Yes to Bats: How Bats Can Help Reduce Pesticide Use in Farms

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Young Earth Solutions winner in 2017 is using bats an integrated pest management system to replace or drastically reduce pesticide use in rice fields and to improve biodiversity and conservation management.

Streaming Live: Building a Roadmap for a More Sustainable Food System

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition’s International Forum will be on livestream November 27-28 to broadcast progress toward sustainable development and agriculture.

Nourished Planet: Sustainability in the Global Food System

Nourished Planet offers a hopeful but practical global plan for feeding ourselves sustainably. Edited by leading food advocate and Food Tank co-founder Danielle Nierenberg, the book assembles a diverse group of internationally renowned experts to chart a bold path forward.

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition YES! Finalist Chris Maughan on Agroecology Innovations for Social Justice and Sustainability

BCFN Alumni Chris Maughan describes the rise of the agroecology movement, the biggest obstacles to agroecological development, and how the SHIFFT project is working to support agroecological innovations across Europe.

Building Food Awareness Among Young People

Food Tank had the opportunity to talk with BCFN Alumni Sujardin Syarifuddin about why it’s important that youth are active participants in shaping the future of global food systems.

BCFN YES! 2018 Research Grant Competition Now Open for Submissions

The 2018 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition encourages collaborative investigations and research projects from early-career scientists in food, agriculture, nutrition, and sustainability.