COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply: Big Lessons from the World’s Small Farms

Successes in farming communities from Nepal to Guatemala hold lessons for those in the U.S. who see small-scale farms as one way to build resilience. Though each success story is different, the communities often share three commonalities.

Amid Difficult COVID-19 News from Around the World, There’s Hope in the Food System

The news of COVID-19’s impact on farmers, chefs, food service workers, and people who are food insecure around the world has been devastating. Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg shares why she sees hope in the food system this week.

Celebrating the Informal Food Trade in Durban, South Africa

Though undervalued and neglected, Warwick Junction’s informal food traders support urban life, food security, and cultural heritage in Durban, South Africa.

Reality TV Encourages Farmers to be Innovative

Access Agriculture empowers farmers across the Global South with translated farmer-to-farmer training videos in integrated pest management, business skills, sustainable land management, and more.

Observations from a “Shithole” Country and a Note to President Trump

While visiting the West African country of Senegal, Food Tank President, Danielle Nierenberg, reflects on U.S. President Trump’s infamous statement about “Haiti and African countries” and the damage the President has inflicted.