SF-Marin Food Bank: “We Can Do Better”

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.

Challenge of Change Report: A Holistic Approach to Global Food Security

The Challenge of Change Commission has released a truly comprehensive report that identifies and provides solutions for seven key challenges to achieving global food security.

Food Insecurity on the Rise: A New Collaborative Report Provides a Global Picture

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.

IFPRI Report Examines How to Feed a Rapidly Urbanizing Population

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released its 2017 Global Food Policy Report. This year, it particularly focuses on ensuring food security in a world where two-thirds of the population is projected to live in urban centers by 2050.

Nichole Cirillo: Food has the power to unite across differences and generations

Nichole Cirillo talks accountability in our food system, why reconnecting to our food supply might be the biggest advantage we can give our food system, and how one simple diet change can have far-reaching impacts.

Michel Nischan: “Make produce affordable, and people will add more to their lives”

Michel Nishan talks about his multifaceted approach to food system change; his approach? Tear down barriers and create meaningful food policy that benefit low-incomes families so that they are able to provide healthy, fresh foods to their families. If they can afford it, they will buy it.

Norbert Wilson Calls for the Creation of “Shared Values” Across the Food System

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.

Jessica Fanzo Calls for More Accountability Across the Food System

Dr. Jessica Fanzo talks food as a central part of our lives, the impact of our daily choices on health and income security around the world, and the idea that letting go of some traditions may help solve some of the most daunting problems our food system faces.