Cook With Food Tank: Embrace the Season’s Bounty With This Risotto Recipe From ‘The Perennial Kitchen’

“Cooking is an act of showing up in the world, of caring for ourselves and for others,” writes Beth Dooley in The Perennial Kitchen, her new cookbook showcasing local, seasonal, sustainable recipes like this oat and squash risotto.

Danone Institute North America Awards US$160,000 to Support Local Food Systems Solutions

Funding will help the winning teams develop, carry out, and evaluate their community-based projects.

From Farm to Doorstep: The Rise of Digital Farmers Markets

Online grocery sales in the United States are up by more than 200 percent since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Instagram Live: Wendy Barrie

Wendy Barrie is a cookery show presenter, food writer, and campaigner for local produce. She is the Founder and Director of the Scottish Food Guide, and leads Scotland’s Slow Food Ark of Taste, and co-founded The Scottish Bread Championship in 2017.

This Instagram Live is part of a series of interviews exploring Scotland’s food system, as Food Tank prepares to bring its immersive climate-focused musical to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August.

New Report Finds 100 Percent Organic, Plant-Forward School Meals Produce More Than Just Health Benefits

These values-based school meals can also benefit the environment and boost the local economy.

New on the Podcast: Amy Senter on Leading Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Karen Lehman on Effective Ways to Fund Local Food Systems

According to Kellogg’s Amy Senter, the company is driving positive change in the food system through its commitment to a more sustainable supply chain. Fresh Taste director Karen Lehman describes her food system work and connecting large foundations with local communities, food producers and businesses.

Accelerating the Local Food Industry

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” We bring you to a recent Food Tank Live event at The Hatchery in Chicago. Journalist Dawn Reiss sat down with Jim Slama, founder and CEO of Chicago non-profit FamilyFarmed and co-founder of Naturally Chicago…

The Staple Food Revolution: Bringing Beans and Grains to Local Markets

“Mills for feed and food used to be ubiquitous, that’s how we fed ourselves.” Now, “a lot of the poverty you see can be attributed to the extraction of that economic activity, especially in rural communities,” according to Jaeger.

Revitalizing rural economies in South Korea

According to Kyoungsoo Lim, we should devise new ways of selling produce and make more side jobs available for a more liveable rural community in South Korea.

Eating Local Just Got Easier for Some North American Cities

Much of the time, food racks up quite a few miles on the foodometer before it reaches our plates. But Square Roots and Gordon Food Service are partnering to help bring locally-grown food to customers across North America year-round.