Zimbabwe’s Backyard Gardens Flourish During Pandemic

During the COVID-19 lockdowns, residents in Mutare, Zimbabwe turned to backyard vegetable gardening to sustain their families and boost their incomes.

Putting Hunger Prevention Back on the Global Agenda

Global hunger is worsening, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. U.N. FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero identifies three concerning trends contributing to the crisis.

New Report Finds Consumers Are Increasingly Prioritizing Sustainability

A growing number of consumers want to see businesses adopt more sustainable practices.

M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation Event: Food and Nutrition Security among COVID-19 and Climate Change

This event, hosted by India’s M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, will focus on issues of food and nutrition insecurity among the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis. Food Tank’s president, Danielle Nierenberg, will deliver a lecture during this event on the importance of biodiversity, dietary diversity, nutrition security and cultural heritage within the food system.

Minnesota Farmers Turned the COVID-19 Crisis into an Opportunity to Strengthen Community

Covid-19 virus, in general, increased the awareness for people to buy local food, and about how smaller farmers work.

Why Ending Factory Farming Must Be Part of Biden’s Plan to Tackle America’s Biggest Issues

Ending factory farms is good for animal welfare, public health, worker safety, and the environment.

New Report from One Fair Wage Finds Service Workers Are More Vulnerable During Pandemic

Tipped service workers are seeing a decline in tips and an increase in sexual harassment amid the pandemic, according to a new report.

Food (In)Security and Waste: Lessons from the Pandemic

COVID-19 has revealed weaknesses and contradictions in our food system, but also opens up opportunities to reduce waste, improve sustainability standards, and bring equity into supply chains.

Combating Water Scarcity on the Navajo Nation

Nearly one in three Navajo Nation households are without indoor plumbing. Yolanda Tso founded WATERED to bring handwashing stations to households to help fight COVID-19.

School-Based Food Bank Programs Most Effective, Report Says

A new report shows that food bank programs are important in fighting hunger in school children during the COVID-19 pandemic.