The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s new bill for water and power infrastructure upgrades will distribute up to US$500,000 per year to nonprofits and urban farmers.
Integrated Approach Is Needed for Food System Change, Says New Report
The FABLE Consortium’s recent report proposes strategies and pathways for 20 countries to develop sustainable land-use and food systems.
Farms for the Future: 20 Organizations Protecting Farmland
These 20 organizations are protecting small farmers and their land around the world.
Opinion | There’s a Solution to the Fight Over Clean Water—and Trump’s Rule Isn’t It
The debate over clean water protections is missing an obvious answer that lies in the way we grow our food, says Jeff Moyer, CEO of Rodale Institute.
WRI Proposes New Sustainable Menu to Feed the World by 2050
New WRI report sheds light on the current and future solutions we can apply to build food security to 10 billion people by 2050 without compromising ecosystems or the climate.
119 Organizations Shaking Up the Food System in 2019
2018 was a great year for Food Tank, but 2019 will be even better! Check out the 119 organizations we’re excited to grow alongside in the coming year.
“Farming Is Who I Am”
Niman Ranch Farmer Tim Roseland is welcoming the next generation back to his farm, spreading his family’s tradition for sustainable and humane farming practices.
New Report Analyzes Success of Agricultural Policies for Development
Over 45 years, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) tracked indicators in 117 countries to understand which policies benefitted agriculture and development. Now, their groundbreaking report has found that successful agricultural transformation in a country depends on the quantity and quality of land available, existing demographic pressures, and implementation of a mix of appropriate policies.
Opinion | Getting Creative – How City Farmers Find Space to Do Their Jobs
Urban farmers are reclaiming empty lots, yards, abandoned parks, and even the patches of grass between sidewalks and roads in order to grow food — here’s why.
New Tool Equips Farmers with Financial Know-How
The price of land has more than doubled since 2004; NYFC and Fathom Information Design create new Land Affordability Calculator to empower land-seeking farmers to make informed choices in land purchases.