Urban Farm Grows Good Food and Good Mental Health

Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.

Farmer Friday: Aaron Williams on Local Farming and Young Farmer Opportunities

Farmer Friday’s Aaron Williams describes his gratitude toward Niman Ranch and the economic importance of supporting small local farmers.

A Farmer’s Perspective: Climate Change, Soil Degradation, and Sustainability

Jennifer Schmidt, a farmer and leader in the sustainable farming movement, spoke with Food Tank about a variety of issues facing the agricultural system, like climate change and diminishing opportunities for new farmers, and shared some solutions to these problems.

Starting Small and Staying Honest in the Food System

Roger Johnson tells the importance of supporting family farms and encouraging a more transparent food system to spark consumer engagement. He will be speaking at the Washington D.C. Food Tank Summit in February.