MESA Launches Online Certificate Course in Applied Agroecology

MESA’s online certificate course in applied agroecology is an opportunity for learners to network with farmers and food advocates worldwide, and gain a holistic understanding of agroecology in seven lessons that encompass academic, scientific, socio-political, and traditional knowledge.

Norbert Wilson: "We need to modify our consumption habits to lower food waste"

Norbert Wilson talks about the eye-opening experiences he had after college that led to his dedication to research why we eat what we eat and the circumstances that drive food waste. He also shares his ideas about how to create a more accessible food system for all.

Corby Kummer: “Gathering over meals encourages real communication”

Corby Kummer is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.

WANDA: Crossing Geographies And Generations To Unveil Hidden Food Heroes

As part of Black History Month, Tambra Raye Stevenson, Founder and CEO of Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA), discusses how they are crossing continents to create a new generation of women and girl leaders from farm to fork.

Oliver Gottfried: “Do not forget the hands that feed us”

Oliver Gottfried works around the United States and the world, focusing on farm workers rights, elevating their voices so that they can pursue better lives. He urges consumers to get to know their food system so that we can all take action when injustices arise.

Sustainable Agriculture: Australian Partnership of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Organzations

Mount Zero Olive Grove, and the Barengi Gadjin Land Council, representing traditional landowners, have collaborated to respectfully hand harvest salt each year from a significant Aboriginal site.

McNamara: “To fix the food system, move it back into the hands of more people”

Brad McNamara discusses the future of urban farming and technology, and why the key to creating positive agricultural changes is providing the opportunity and power to regular people from all walks of life to get involved in the food system.

17 Food Heroes Uprooting Conventional Attitudes About Food

Check out how these 11 people and organizations are alleviating hunger, forging new attitudes about food, and partaking in vital research to better our relationship with food.

Action-Oriented Research for Jamaican Farmers: Interview with the Winners of the BCFN YES Competition

Shaneica Lester and Anne-Teresa Birthwright have won the BCFN YES Competition with a proposal for action-oriented research on irrigation strategies for Jamaican farmers. Here’s how the became interested in the work and where they’re going next.

Empowering Indian Farmers: An Interview with Sneh Yadav

Food Tank speaks with Sneh Yadav, an Indian farmer and food entrepreneur, about organic farming and India’s food culture.