Food Systems Visionaries Maintain Hope for the Future

“I honestly believe our best days aren’t behind us,” says Matte Wilson of the Sicangu Food Sovereignty Initiative. “They’re ahead of us.”

Where to Go from Here: Expanding Women’s Leadership in Food and Agriculture Systems

During a recent interview, farmer, activist, and Co-Founder of the Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN) Denise O’Brien discussed the importance of cultivating women farmers’ leadership skills and including them in decision making processes. In the 1990s, O’Brien helped launch…

Congress Should Pull the Plug on USAID’S Failing African Green Revolution

U.S. Congress should shift funding toward more promising ecological programs that will support farmers.

The Lexicon’s Initiative Highlights Farafena’s Work with Smallholder Farmers

Farafena, a Vancouver-based company, is supporting women smallholder farmers in Mali, developing local economies, and committing to transparent supply chains.

27 Inspiring Women Reshaping the Food System

In honor of International Women’s Day, Food Tank is celebrating 27 Inspiring women working to close the gender gap in the food system.

Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

Women are Creating Solutions to the Hunger Crisis

Women are disproportionately impacted by natural disasters and public health crises. Despite this, food systems solutions often fail to address gender equity. On the podcast, Dani talks about the essential role women play in building a better food system.

Women Reclaim Farming in Documentary “Rise, Root, Revolution!”

Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm

Women: The Climate Solution We Need to Talk About 

Women make up nearly half of the agricultural labor force in developing nations yet many lack access to credit, education, and decision-making. Supporting women farmers is key to the climate change solution.

New Entrepreneurship Initiative Helps Empower Women Farmers in the Philippines

Value-added products of coconut processing provide a critical source of income for women farmers and their families.

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