Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives This Veterans Day, Food Tank brings you 18 initiatives from around the United States that are working to help veterans transition to healthy, productive civilian lives through farming and agriculture. By providing veterans with roadmaps to help them become integral players in the sustainable food […]

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production Not far from Havana’s iconic Revolution Square, a Green plot of land offers a welcome break from the skyline and “hubbub” of Cuba’s capital. More importantly, it guarantees the people an assortment of fresh Organic fruits and vegetables year-round. This urban farm, like numerous others […]

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution

Large Meat Producers Pressured to Reduce Water Pollution Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2-T in assets are pressing some of the nation’s largest meat producers to set policies for reducing water pollution in their feeding, slaughtering and processing operations. The investors, who are members of sustainability nonprofit advocate Ceres and the Interfaith Center on Corporate […]

Agro-Ecology: the Secret to Feeding the World Real Food

Agro-Ecology: the Secret to Feeding the World Real Food

Agro-Ecology: the Secret to Feeding the World Real Food A team of 900 scientists funded by the World Bank (WB) and United Nations (UN) determined that the use of GE (genetically engineered) crops is not a meaningful solution to the complex situation of world hunger. The scientists suggested that “agro-ecological” methods would provide the most […]

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate $MON Tuesday, one of the nation’s scientific bodies said it found no evidence that GMO crops are bad for human health. In its 400-page report the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says its review of Key studies and years of disease data showed no […]