Opinion | The Wrong Conversation about Trump’s Tariffs

    Rather than focusing on how large corporate entities attempt to minimize tariff costs, our attention must be on how we restore democratic accountability to economic policymaking, especially when it concerns the social and ecological sustainability of food systems.

    Dariush Mozaffarian: Academic Institutions Need to Act for the Food System

    The future of the food system requires training new experts to treat the industry differently, says Dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Dariush Mozaffarian.

    Samuel Fromartz: More Voices Are Exposing the Food System

    On Food Talk, Samuel Fromartz of the Food and Environment Reporting Network talks about the evolution of food reporting, reaching a broader audience than ever before.

    Sustainable Intensification May Be the Future of Agriculture

    On Food Talk, author and sustainability advocate Jules Pretty talks about combining efficient food production with care for the planet in sustainable intensification.

    To Protect the Planet, “We Have to Be Really Visionary,” Says Hauter

    On Food Talk, founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch talks about the importance of activism in the fight against climate change and solutions in the food system.

    2018 NYC Food Tank Summit: Fireside Chat with Marion Nestle

    Marion Nestle sits down with Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg to talk food activism and how every eater can start local to help build a better food system by voting with their dollars.

    What Makes Some Countries Develop Faster? Agriculture Might Be The Key

    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.

    Creating a Common Language to Solve Hidden Costs of Food System

    Dr. Jes Weiglet, shares his thoughts on the role of the TEEBAgriFood framework in the creation of a common language in the agriculture system. He shows the hidden health care and environmental costs of cheap food, and how a collaborative effort can help realize the true cost of cheap food.

    Vote With Your Wallet and Change the Food System

    Dr. Gunars Platais discusses the complexity of economics in the food system. He shows how every decision in the food system has both intended and unintended consequences and that an integrated approach can increase public interest in the food system.

    Opinion | Sticking With the Status Quo Could Mean Disaster for Farm Bill

    Another status quo Farm Bill may jeopardize the future of the food system, failing to regulate pesticides, improve water quality, support organic farmers, and more.