Frances Moore Lappe is the author of Diet for a Small Planet, a landmark book published in 1971 that illustrated the relationship between food, agriculture, and environmental degradation. For the 50th anniversary of the book’s publication, she joins Food Tank to discuss the path toward a more sustainable food system.
Young people are buying and eating more meat than older generations, according to new research from the World Resources Institute.
A white paper focuses on a systems-based approach to promote a more sustainable meat sector.
This event is convened by Global Counsel and is part of the UN Food Systems Summit Dialogues. This dialogue explores routes to sustainable meat production and consumption as it welcomes high-level keynotes speakers and panelists. Food Tank’s president, Danielle Nierenberg, will help moderate this event.
The meat and plant-based protein industries do not have to be opponents. Rather, each can learn lessons from the other to help reduce companies’ carbon footprint and develop healthier products.
Meat or not—the global meat substitute market is expected to rake in $8.1 billion by 2026.
In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising demand for animal-source foods, a lot of farmers try to find solutions from nature to meet the demand while minimizing the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment.
Changing eating habits to include more plants and less or no meat is challenging for countries where people still struggle to meet their nutritional needs. Lower carbon diets should be more ambitious to achieve food security.