New App Combats Deforestation and Boosts Profits in Brazilian Amazon

A new app and project in Brazil uses silvopastoralism to restore biodiversity, combat deforestation, and improve profitability in the Amazon.

European Supermarket Chains Boycott Brazilian Beef Linked to Amazon Deforestation

Several supermarket chains in Europe are boycotting Brazilian beef in response to a report revealing major Brazilian meat producers like JBS S.A., Marfrig, and Minerva indirectly source cattle from illegally deforested areas in the Amazon.

“We’ve Broken the System Because We Don’t Ask Very Basic Questions About Where Things Come From,” Niyanta Spelman Says

Panelists call on consumers to ask the right questions about where their food comes from and the impact of agricultural practices on future generations.

13 Global Food Banks Reshaping Food Distribution to Address the Root Causes of Hunger

Food Tank is highlighting 13 global food banks adapting their models to address systemic issues in the food system and ensure dignity and agency.

New Study Highlights Traditional Foods as Foundational to the Health and Well-Being of Indigenous Peoples

The study underscores the health and nutrition disparities experienced by the First Nations peoples of Canada.

U.N. Food Systems Champions Discuss the Hidden Costs of the Food System

Members of the United Nations Food Systems Champions Network discuss the hidden costs and benefits of the food system.

24 Books About Food Recommended by Food Tank this Winter

Food Tank’s 2021 Winter Book List hopes to reignite hope and spark inspiration to change the global food system for the better.

17 Organizations Providing Emergency Food Relief to Native Communities During COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, organizations across the U.S. are mobilizing volunteers and raising funds to ensure that Indigenous peoples have the food and supplies they need.

Everything Is Relational in Food Allyship, Says Denisa Livingston

Denisa Livingston of the Diné Community Advocacy Alliance talks about struggles and successes in the Navajo community—and how others can be good allies.

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.