Irrigating Crops with Wastewater May be the Future of Farming

By using recycled wastewater as irrigation in agriculture, some farmers are hoping to mitigate the pressures of worsening droughts.

25 Books on Food Tank’s Summer 2021 Reading List

Just in time for summer, Food Tank is highlighting 25 books that celebrate local ingredients, explore the intersection of food and technology, and inspire eaters to take action.

Zimbabwe’s Backyard Gardens Flourish During Pandemic

During the COVID-19 lockdowns, residents in Mutare, Zimbabwe turned to backyard vegetable gardening to sustain their families and boost their incomes.

Automated Harvester May Be a Peek into the Future

advanced.farm recently developed an automated harvester that can identify and harvest strawberries using a system of lasers, computers, and robotics.  “We are trying to bring agriculture into the 21st century,” Kyle Cobb, CEO of advanced.farm, tells Food Tank.  Cobb’s company…

Minnesota Farmers Turned the COVID-19 Crisis into an Opportunity to Strengthen Community

Covid-19 virus, in general, increased the awareness for people to buy local food, and about how smaller farmers work.

“Squashing Superbugs” Calls for a Reduction in the Misuse of Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is emerging as one of the biggest threats to public health. During a recent event, co-hosted by Food Tank, experts argue there is still time to act.

Our Changing Menu Launches Awareness Campaign About the Climate Crisis

Search the website’s ingredient databases to see how climate change will impact food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

GrownBy Connects Farmers and Eaters with Local Farms and Food

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of online purchasing, as well as the stabilizing role of farms in local food systems.

16 Resources for Eating Seasonally Around the World

These guides can help eaters find fresh, nutritious food all year long.

New Wave Co-Founder Talks about the Future of Plant-Based Seafood

New Wave Foods Co-Founder Michelle Wolf believes the shift to plant-based protein isn’t just a fad; it’s a whole movement.