Nonprofit Teaches Seed Saving To Restore Farmers’ Food Sovereignty

Farmers can strengthen their resilience to climate change by savings seeds that are adapted to the environmental conditions of their region.

Supporting Indigenous Foodways Is For Everyone, Says Daniels

A registered Native Hawai’ian, Daniels is using the Good Food Purchasing Program to push public institutions to support diverse food producers.

17 Indigenous Agricultural Programs to Recognize International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples

As part of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Food Tank is learning more about these 17 organizations that promote indigenous food systems

Opinion | Indigenous Gardens Boost Food Sovereignty in Canada

Indigenous people in Canada face deep food insecurity; but the Ontario Indigenous Neighbours program from the Mennonite Central Committee is cultivating passions for gardening, and as a result, food sovereignty.

How Better Packaging Saves Food

Innovations that help consumers store and use food at home can be effective at improving food security and tackling food waste. Today, scalable innovation in consumer packaging is making home storage easier and more efficient than ever.

Opinion | Why Mexican Farmers Are Hopeful About López Obrador’s Win

López Obrador’s victory in Mexico brings hope for Mexican farmers expecting more self-sufficiency through a reduction in dependence on imports, chemical-intensive production methods, and GMOs. Promises of support for sustainable practices on small and medium-scale farms are on the horizon.

Botanical Gardens: Allies in Food Security and Nutrition

There are opportunities to reach out to and collaborate with botanical gardens as fellow travelers in the progressive agri-food movement on issues of plant biodiversity, pollination, and food security.

Making Rural Mexico Great Again: Leading Candidate Endorses Farmers’ Reform Program

Andrés Manuel López Obrador of the National Regeneration Movement leads the political race to be the next President of Mexico and has endorsed a far-reaching set of reforms to improve Mexico’s rural sector. The program centers on the idea of “food sovereignty” and is sharply critical of NAFTA.

This Human Rights Attorney Believes Hunger Belongs Only in a Museum

Marcos Ezequiel Filardi founded Buenos Aires’ Museo del Hambre with hope that hunger will one day be found only in a museum.

Growing an Agricultural Revolution in Puerto Rico

Today marks 100 days since Hurricane Maria made landfall, and Puerto Rico is still importing 95 percent of its food. It’s time to talk about the island’s right to food security by way of food sovereignty.