Filmmaker William Reid Uses the “Absurdity” of His Dumpster Diving Diet

    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.

    FAO Highlights Rural-Urban Connections to Reduce Hunger

    The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization have just released the 2017 State of Food and Agriculture report. Connecting rural areas with surrounding cities and towns will create more sustainable food systems and help alleviate rural poverty, the report argues.

    Puerto Rico To Suffer US$780 Million in Crop Losses

    Hurricane Maria is the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century. Major flooding and landslides have caused extensive damage to farmland and crops, and there is an urgent need for emergency food and water supplies.

    National Farm-to-School Month: Highlighting Cutting-Edge Programs

    To celebrate national Farm-to-School Month, Food Tank has compiled a list of 19 unique, innovative, and effective farm-to-school programs from around the globe.

    Women-Led Sustainable Farming Model Wins United Nations Equator Prize

    The United Nations 2017 Equator Prize has been awarded to 15 local and indigenous communities across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including Swayam Shikshan Prayog from India for its unique women-led sustainable farming model.

    Youth Farming Program Seeks Executive Director in New Orleans

    Grow Dat Youth Farm promotes youth leadership, food justice, and sustainability.

    Loren Cardeli: “Agriculture got us here, and agriculture can also save us”

    Loren Cardeli, Founder and President of A Growing Culture (AGC), has worked closely with smallholder farmers around the world and helps consumers to reevaluate how their relationships with farmers.

    Five Indigenous Farming Practices Enhancing Food Security

    Food Tank is celebrating World Day of Indigenous Peoples by highlighting five indigenous farming practices that are maintaining local biodiversity and enhancing global food security.

    BCFN Alumni Series: Charlotte Payne on Edible Insects and Food Security

    BCFN Alumni Charlotte Payne explains the many benefits of insect farming, from tackling food insecurity to reducing deforestation.

    Stephanie Whalen Speaks With Food Tank About Farming In Hawaii

    Food Tank talks specialty crops, local farming, and educating the future generation of sustainable farmers with Hawaii Agriculture Research Center’s Stephanie Whalen.