Venture-Backed Technology Startup Tackles Industrial Food Waste

A venture-backed technology startup, FoodMaven, is tackling the US$161 billion per year industrial food waste problem with innovative solutions that allow food producers and suppliers to earn a profit from once landfilled- destined food.

Celebrating A Diversity of Opinions Is Key to Collaboration, Says Erin Fitzgerald

To boost transparency in the agricultural industry, Erin Fitzgerald of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance calls upon people to learn more from farmers and the diversity of ways they tend to their land.

12 Orgs Highlighting the True Cost of Food

True cost accounting acknowledges the social, human, and environmental impacts of our food system to reveal what food really costs. These 10 organizations are committed to investigating the true costs of food to make a more sustainable food system for the future.

2023 Will be the International Year of Millets

The U.N. FAO is endorsing India’s proposal to declare 2023 as the International Year of Millets. Millet is becoming a favorite globally among those affected by climate change because of its ability to thrive in harsh and arid environments.

Opinion | A Farmer’s Transformation

A former tobacco farmer reflects on his transformation toward regenerative agriculture, influenced by a farmer-driven program that aims to feed the world while improving the health of the planet.

Confronting Gender Bias in Agriculture Takes Daily Work, Says Maiga of CORAF

Mariame Maiga of WECARD/CORAF talks about how confronting gender inequity in Africa is a daily obligation for anyone working in agricultural research and sustainable development.

25 Food and Agriculture Leaders to Watch in 2019

Food Tank is recognizing 25 inspirational individuals who are working tirelessly to transform our food system. From tech to farming to activism, they have diverse backgrounds, but their commitment to innovation in food and agriculture unites them.

Climate change exacerbates the challenge of plant pests

The FAO predicts that the severity of the pest problem is only going to increase with Climate Change—calling for farmers’ to enhance their knowledge and skills to best manage pests and diseases of crops.

Healthy Diet, Healthy Planet: An Excerpt from The Truth About Food

The Truth About Food, a new book by Dr. David Katz, president The True Health Initiative, digs through the lies and the fads about healthy eating and shows that science clearly shows us that a diet based in whole foods and mostly plants is best for both your health and the planet.

How Behavioral Science Can Nudge Consumers Towards Sustainable Food Decisions

Behavioral scientists want to fill grocery carts, take-away containers, and fridges with sustainable food, without consumers needing to think twice about it.