Food Banks Face Surging Demand This Holiday Season

Food banks face are facing a major surge in hunger this holiday season. Food Tank shares ways to help and food banks to support.

Environmental Groups Back Rep. Andy Levin for Labor Secretary

Environmental groups announce their support for Rep. Andy Levin (D-Michigan) as President-Elect Joe Biden’s Labor Secretary, recognizing him as coalition builder and champion for the environment.

Bridging the Gap Between the Plant-Based Protein and Meat Industries

The meat and plant-based protein industries do not have to be opponents. Rather, each can learn lessons from the other to help reduce companies’ carbon footprint and develop healthier products.

Maryland Bans EPS Packaging in Food Service

With the EPA saying EPS packaging “can have serious impacts upon human health, wildlife, and aquatic environment, and the economy,” Maryland decides to ban foam packaging altogether

Net-Zero Emissions Future in Latin America and the Caribbean Offers Jobs

A recent report finds that Latin America and the Caribbean can create 19 million net jobs in plant-based agriculture by 2030 with a decarbonized economy.

New on the Podcast: The Future of Food Policy Has Big Implications for the Environment

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” learn about Kamala Harris on dietary guidelines and the implications of food policy. And hear from Ted Nordhaus of the Breakthrough Institute, Tom Philpott, author of Perilous Bounty, and Luis Guardia of FRAC.

COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply: Big Lessons from the World’s Small Farms

Successes in farming communities from Nepal to Guatemala hold lessons for those in the U.S. who see small-scale farms as one way to build resilience. Though each success story is different, the communities often share three commonalities.

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.

Report: Soil Carbon Sequestration Key to Solving Climate Crisis

U.N. Environment Programme report shows that land-use practices that store carbon could be key in the fight against climate change.

The Bronner Mom Behind the Movement

Lisa Bronner transformed the curious costumers contacting Dr. Bronner’s into a movement demanding healthier products that better support farmers.