Making Food More Equitable in Dayton

Dayton, Ohio is one of the hungriest American cities. Lela Klein of Gem City Market tells Food Tank about how to turn Dayton’s food deserts into areas where all members have access to fresh and nutritious food.

“Food Should Be Treated as a Right and Not a Privilege,” Says Mendelsohn

On Food Talk, chef, restaurateur, and advocate Spike Mendelsohn talks about the food issues that motivate him to expand beyond his restaurants and into policy and advocacy spheres.

Farming the Cities: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

The majority of the world’s population will live in urban areas in the next 30 years, making cities central to the future of food production. Urban farmers play a key role in the development of innovative agricultural methods.

Respecting the Value of Food: Eating What We Grow

Hannah Semler, the founder of Whole Crops, is trying to change the story of food.

Opinion | Snacks and the City: The Malnutrition Cocktail

Rapid urbanization in low-income countries has negative consequences on the food system, which affects the physical, economic, and environmental health of these areas. The ‘Malnutrition Cocktail’ describes the convergence of hunger and obesity within these urbanized populations.

Ernesto Fonseca on the Intersection of Development, Policy, and Food

Ernesto Fonseca, CEO of Hacienda CDC, highlights the plight of low-income communities in accessing and affording healthy, sustainable food options.

Study Unearths Baltimore’s Vibrant Urban Foraging Community

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future details an active urban foraging community in Baltimore that collect more than 140 different kinds of fruits, nuts, leafy greens, and fungi.

New Report: Tucson is a Leading U.S. City in Food Diversity and Access

A new study by the University of Arizona Center for Regional Food Studies reveals that Tucson, Arizona, in one of the top U.S. cities and an international leader in conserving and providing access to food biodiversity.

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.

Artist Itamar Gilboa Takes “An Inventive Approach to Point Out our Overconsumption”

At EXPO Chicago 2017, Itamar Gilboa’s Food Chain Project installation will highlight global food consumption issues with more than 6,000 plaster cast food items on display.