India Revives its Traditions of Wild Foods

Consumption of wild foods, packed with micronutrients, is on the decline. But communities are working to re-introduce these native crops to eaters’ diets and preserve traditional knowledge.

Nipah Virus Reemerges in India

Farmers worry how the concerns over the virus might impact demand for their products.

Asian Pacific Islander Voices: Books on Food and Culture

Food Tank’s book list centers Asian and Pacific Islander voices and showcases books on AAPI food and culture.

M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation Event: Food and Nutrition Security among COVID-19 and Climate Change

This event, hosted by India’s M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, will focus on issues of food and nutrition insecurity among the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis. Food Tank’s president, Danielle Nierenberg, will deliver a lecture during this event on the importance of biodiversity, dietary diversity, nutrition security and cultural heritage within the food system.

The Last Straw or a New Beginning?

India’s new farm acts might be the last straw for the country’s small-holders. As protests continue, could this lead to a new beginning for farmers?

India’s Blue Revolution Targets Investments in Seaweed

A multi-million dollar investment in the Indian Seaweed sector is helping grow cottage and cooperative businesses for 1 million in India.

A South Indian Researcher is on a Quest to Find Forgotten Foods

A local South Indian researcher is highlighting forgotten foods of the region’s past and reintroducing them to the world.

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.

Being A Democracy Activist Is Part of Food Work

Frances Moore Lappé discovers why hunger exists across the world: because agribusiness dollars are fueling politics and extracting from the land.

Using Greenhouses to Help Farmers Build Climate Resilience

Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.