Despite facing systemic challenges, young farmers are pushing to steward the land responsibly.
Resolving heirs’ property could help families generate value and address the U.S. racial wealth gap.
In honor of International Women’s Day, Food Tank is celebrating 27 Inspiring women working to close the gender gap in the food system.
In honor of World Justice Day, Food Tank is celebrating different ways to support food justice efforts around the world and the organizations committed to this work.
Seventeen percent of current farmers struggle with land access. Twenty percent of past farmers left the field due to this burden. The recently released Farmland Access Legal Toolkit hopes to help.
Meredith Epstein, the head of the University of Maryland’s Sustainable Agriculture program, shares the importance of teaching new farmers, the challenges that new farmers face, and strategies to inspire the next generation of sustainable farmers.