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.
BCFN Alumni Gianna Bonis-Profumo research explores the link between women’s empowerment in agriculture and household nutrition outcomes in Timor-Leste.
BCFN Alumni Charlotte Payne explains the many benefits of insect farming, from tackling food insecurity to reducing deforestation.
The report is titled “Environmental, Food and Migration Sustainability: Three Challenges To Overcome Together.” It is a joint effort between BCFN and the Milan Center for Food Law and Policy, aimed at raising awareness about crucial issues surrounding food and sustainability.
Congressman Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania details his work on food security in America and the importance of strong food policy both domestically and internationally in a conversation with Food Tank.
In Nairobi, Kenya, the World Food Programme has piloted a project to include aesthetically rejected ugly vegetables in school meals, feeding 2,200 schoolchildren lunch made with fresh vegetables for 75 school days.
Researcher Naomi Dachner discusses with Food Tank her team’s work on the association between health care costs and food insecurity in Canada, which they found “consistent with U.S. research that has raised concerns about food insecurity as a key contributor to poor health and higher costs.”
Teri Olle, Policy and Advocacy Director at SF-Marin Food Bank, emphasizes the importance of collaboration in order to end food insecurity and hunger in San Francisco and Marin County, where 1 in 4 residents need food assistance.
A new collaborative report combines a variety of data sources for a comprehensive picture of global food insecurity in 65 countries in 2016, its exacerbating factors, and a near-future outlook.