Upcycling for Hydroponics in Singapore

Keratin can be upcycled from many kinds of on-farm biowastes, like hair, hooves, feathers, wool, and horns.

A Network for Independent Family Farmers: “It’s Like a Family”

Niman Ranch’s network allows farmers to maintain their independence while receiving critical resources and support.

A Model for Bold Agricultural Transformation in Kenya

A coalition in West Pokot County, Kenya, hopes to serve as a model for community-led food systems transformation in other countries.

Climate Agreement Aims to Cut Emissions with Food System Reform

The COP27 Climate Agreement on Food and Farming says plant-based diets and sustainable farming are crucial for GHG emissions reduction.

New Survey Finds Young Farmers Are Motivated by Environmental Conservation and Social Justice

Despite facing systemic challenges, young farmers are pushing to steward the land responsibly.

Scaling Agroecology: “Why Is Something So Compelling Also So Contentious?”

A new compendium and corresponding regional dialogue series explore the potential of agroecology and the factors undermining its success.

Food 4 Farmers Helps Coffee-Farming Families Overcome Seasonal Food Insecurity

Food 4 Farmers collaborates with coffee-growing communities in Latin America to build thriving local food hubs, diversify family income, promote sustainable agricultural practices, and cultivate local leadership.

18 Inspiring Documentaries on Food and Agriculture

Check out some of Food Tank’s favorite recent food docs and docuseries.

USDA Invests US$1 Billion in Climate-Smart Agriculture

USDA announces a US$1 billion investment in pilot projects to support practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions or sequester carbon.

Lebanese Grassroots Food Security Initiative Fosters Agricultural Self-Sufficiency

Despite growing food insecurity in Lebanon, the grassroots initiative Ardi Ardak—”my land, your land”—aims to cultivate agricultural self-sufficiency and support market access, providing community-supported solutions during Lebanon’s current socio-economic crisis.

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