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Expanding Local Food Movement into “Good Food” Business Sector

On a recent tour of the White House vegetable garden, I learned First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” program has sparked hundreds of community …

Agriculture

Fresh Minds and Fresh Foods: Local Food and Education Programs in Southern Wisconsin

REAP Food Group aims to create a community of informed and nourished eaters. Through their many programs and task forces, REAP is making local …

Urban Agriculture

Dirty Money, Dirty Science

The biotech industry’s web of attempts to buy credibility, by laundering its messages through supposedly independent academic scientists, is …

Agriculture

Chef Acheson Serves Up Endangered Species and Fresh Perspective

Chef Hugh Acheson is famous for pushing the boundaries of Southern cuisine, making something new out of what people thought they already understood. …

International Culinary Center’s Students Source Locally, Prevent Waste

Food Tank recently spoke with Erik Murnighan, President of the International Culinary Center (ICC). For over 30 years, ICC has trained culinary …

Building Healthy Farms and Healthy Communities: An Interview with John Steven Bianucci

One of the greatest challenges for young farmers and for farms transitioning to organic is finding the capital to make sustainable agriculture a …

Farming

Much More Than Trees: Forests are Key to Sustainable Development

<i>This is a guest post by José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).</i><p>Good news is being delivered …

Technocrats, the “Berkeley Mafia,” and Stanford: Shifting the Conversation on Food Policy

Traditionally, the study of agriculture in American higher education has been confined to the land-grant universities, the network of public schools …

15 Ways to Donate 15 Dollars to Build Food Justice Right Now

Slow Money Boston, a network of investors and entrepreneurs seeking to grow the local food economy, is facilitating effective funding of food …

28 Inspiring Urban Agriculture Projects

Around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas. According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), urban farms already …

Urban Agriculture

30 Incubators and Funding Resources for Farms and Food

Farmers are the backbone of resilient local and regional food systems, yet many are aging or retiring. The FarmLASTS Project at the University of …

Farming