12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders

Children’s books are a great way to start critical conversations and reflections about food, community, and the environment: check out Food Tank’s 12 picks for the holiday season.

Training Youth Key to Growing African Agriculture

For CORAF, training youth is not just a matter of preparing for the rising age of researchers or increasing unemployment, but a matter of enhancing the food system as a whole.

Urban Farming is a Vehicle to Giving Children a Way Forward

On Food Talk, Tony Hillery talks about how he started Harlem Grown after growing frustrated with the New York City school system: “I just got off the couch one day.”

Transforming Food and Health in Native Communities Through Vertical Farming

7 Generations, an AgTech farm development country focused on Indian country, looks to indoor vertical farming and STEM education to foster a healthier food system and the next generation of agricultural businesses for Native communities.

Join the Young Champions of the Earth! Apply Now!

U.N. Environment Programme invites young adults with ideas for environmental sustainability to apply for 2018 Young Champions of the Earth award.

Youth as the Future of the Global Food System

Speakers at the 2018 Global Food Security Symposium on “Youth for Growth” discuss following the lead of youth and farmers in food and agriculture.

Sara Morris is using Education and Consumer Power to Change Seattle’s Food System

President of The Beecher’s Foundation in Washington State, Sara Morris discusses the power of consumer demand in changing the nutrition and food landscapes.

“How can we make food policy more relevant to politicians?” Interview with Oregon’s Alexis Taylor

Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Alexis Taylor, discusses the importance of youth in the food system, how individuals can help shape food policy, and her ties to agriculture and farming.

The Future of Coffee Depends on You(th)

Farmers around the world are aging, and there are few young people prepared to take their place. Global food security will depend on cultivating the next generation of farmers.

Organic Valley Farmer Emily Zweber on the Future of Food and Agriculture

Emily Zweber, an organic, sustainable dairy farmer, sat down with Food Tank to discuss changes in agriculture, the food system, and the role youth can play in transforming the landscape.