Urban Farming Organization Visualizes a Franchise Model to Produce Fresh Fish and Vegetables

    In Kansas City, Missouri, Nile Valley Aquaponics is producing 100,000 pounds of local, fresh food to support the community, unveiling expansions on their urban oasis later this year.

    Agricultural Intelligence: What AI Can Do for Smallholder Farmers

    Farmers have always been natural data scientists, conducting experiments and collecting data in their fields. Now, with the advent of Big Data, there are new opportunities to create information systems like the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture that can make farming more efficient, profitable, and sustainable.

    “Everybody Should Be a Farmer,” Says Paul Willis

    On Food Talk, Paul Willis, founder of Niman Ranch Pork Company, and Elle Gadient, intern at Niman Ranch, talk about their love for humanely treated, free-range pigs and the farmers that raise them.

    Farming Mentorships Key to Cultivating Next Generation and Beyond

    Niman Ranch farmer Steve Howe is continuing generations of pig raising, treating pigs humanely and with love.

    From Cocoa Tree to Supermarket Shelf: Ghana’s Sweet Revolution

    Ghana supplies up to a quarter of the world’s cocoa, but why do European countries produce all the premium chocolate? Meet the Ghanaian chocolate makers molding their own futures, one chocolate bar at a time.

    Building a Big Data Platform for Agriculture

    The tools of Big Data hold a lot of promise for many industries including agriculture. But the expertise required to build a data management platform are still emerging. Dr. Medha Devare is an agronomist and data architect who is helping to lead the new CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture.

    You can Farm Anywhere, Even Inside a Shopping Mall

    Startup company BeGreen is reducing food waste and creating access to healthy food by farming inside a shopping center in Brazil

    Farming Sustainably “Is a Responsibility Not to Be Taken Lightly”

    Adair Crowe describes his love for farming, his responsibility to promote sustainability, and his changing community around Crowe Family Farms.

    Dishonest Pricing Schemes Perpetuate Harmful Farming Systems

    Patrick Holden and the role of accessibility and collaboration in overhauling the food system. He discusses how groundbreaking, new report opens conversations to change the agricultural industry

    25 Programs Bringing Veterans Into the New Food Movement

    This Fourth of July, Food Tank brings you 25 organizations and initiatives from around the U.S. that are working to help veterans transition to healthy, productive civilian lives through farming and agriculture.