City Growers is creating unique and forward-thinking programs for youth across New York City to explore agriculture and sustainability.
Yvelande Astreide, Office Manager of Taste of Immokalee, talks about the reverberation effects of the entrepreneurship program: professional development for high school students and community support for farmers.
“With the right kind of motivation and education, young people can actually become the change we so desperately need” in the health system, says Drescher.
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.
Food Tank’s Farmer Friday series has been telling the stories of farmers and ranchers focusing on sustainable farming practices, including crop rotation, grassy waterways, preserving reconstructed wetlands, and farming on the contour.
In anticipation of SXSW, Food Tank is highlighting 18 events hitting SXSW this year, amplifying creative leaders in food, agriculture, health, and sustainability.
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.
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.