Opinion | Agroecology as Innovation

While financial interests in the current input-intensive systems are responding to growing calls for agroecology with attacks on its efficacy, it is surprising that they are so ill-informed about the scientific innovations agroecology offers to small-scale farmers who are being so poorly served by “green revolution” approaches.

An Unexpected Collaboration Is Reducing Food Waste in Illinois

It Can be Done: The Wasted Food Solutions Task Force is bringing together organizations from all ends of the food recovery network in Illinois, fighting to reduce food waste through unique initiatives targeting policy, education, and asset-mapping.

The 29 Books on Food Tank’s Summer Reading List

While summer is normally the season for getting away from it all, instead we challenge our readers to dive deeper into the areas of the food system in which they desire change with these 29 books.

Opinion | A Journey from City Dwellers to Regenerative Farmers: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

“A promise we made to Todd, a rescue dog who died a few years ago, forced us out of the city and into our dream life as farmers. A rather curious story which is better explained in the film.”

Ways Forward to Step Up Soil Carbon and Meet Paris Pledges

One-third of carbon emissions are absorbed by the earth’s biosphere. After forests, agricultural lands and wetlands have the most potential to do this. A panel of experts convened at COP24 last week to discuss ways in which this potential can be realized.

The Growing Case for Returning to Cover Crops and Small Grains in the Midwest

While baby steps such as cover cropping are getting the Midwest closer to protecting their water and soil, more needs to be done to revive soil and water health.

“Change the Narrative Around What We Thought About Food,” Says McQuillan

On Food Talk, Thomas McQuillan, Vice President of Strategy, Culture, and Sustainability at Baldor Specialty Foods, talks about how to change the course of food waste.

From Soil to Supper—Technology and the Food System

According to a new report, the food system is on the verge of the new frontier, powered by machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other technologies.

On World Food Day, Take a Holistic Approach to Food Production

On World Food Day, the path to a sustainable food system includes a holistic framework to tackle decisions on public health, soil regeneration, and the environment.

Tackling Food Insecurity Through Sustainable Gardens

BCFN YES! research grant winner Okon Archibong Ukeme discusses his Eco-Sustainable Gardens project addressing food insecurity among minority women in Cameroon.