Farmers can strengthen their resilience to climate change by savings seeds that are adapted to the environmental conditions of their region.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marcos Ezequiel Filardi founded Buenos Aires’ Museo del Hambre with hope that hunger will one day be found only in a museum.
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.