Ecotrust Vice President Amanda Oborne on Food System Reform

Ecotrust Vice President Amanda Oborne sat down with Food Tank to talk about building a better food system through policy and innovation.

Vanessa Garcia Polanco: “Communities must be empowered to solve issues from within”

Vanessa Garcia Polanco grabbed a seat at the table—how other emerging leaders can claim one to make their visions of the food system into reality.

Emily Zweber on Organic Farming, Sustainability, and the Next Generation of Farmers

Emily Zweber, an organic, sustainable dairy farmer, sat down with Food Tank to discuss changes in agriculture, the food system, and the role youth can play in transforming the landscape.

Jill Isenbarger: “Encourage people to eat in harmony with regional ecosystems”

CEO of Stone Barns, Jill Isenbarger is connecting these leaders in the food system to strengthen communities and advocate for the environment.

Storytelling Contest Open: Win Trip to Alaska

Planet Forward, in partnership with the eco-tourism company Lindblad Expeditions, is accepting applications for its fourth annual Storyfest Award. Grand Prize is a trip aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion to explore the Alaskan Inside Passage in June 2018.

In “Trash Empire,” Dumpster Diving Success Sheds Light on Food Waste

Dumpster diving success led filmmaker William Reid to live on food waste from supermarkets and restaurants for two years. Reid hopes the “absurdity” of his diet will lead to consumer, industry, and policy action.

Food Planet Health, New Website Launched by EAT-Lancet Commission

“It’s now time to go beyond adjusting recipes and start to build new and truly sustainable business models,” says Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen of the EAT Food Forum 2016.

Ten Initiatives to Celebrate World Environment Day

The theme for World Environment Day 2017 is “Connecting People to Nature”, encouraging people to get outdoors into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.

Meat’s large water footprint: why raising livestock and poultry for meat is so resource-intensive

Why revealing the virtual water hidden in meat and explaining its resource-intensity matters; acknowledging the potential problems and limits for ways forward.

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