Farms in Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture (located south of Osaka), as seen from the local train (Jennifer Murawski) Japan’s population is aging. In 2011...View»
Bolivian farmer in her quinoa field (Bioversity International, S. Padulosi) Hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers throughout the world face a mount...View»
April Jones and her Tamworth heritage pigs (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Not all foods are created equal. Researchers at the University of Texas, Aust...View»
La Via Campesina organzing meeting - Cochabamba, Bolivia (Kris Krug) In countries around the world, family farmers are growing the food that supports two billon...View»
Danielle Nierenberg, co-founder of Food Tank and an expert on sustainable agriculture and food issues, has traveled to more than 35 countries meeting with farmers, scientists, government leaders, and academics to understand how to alleviate hunger and poverty while protecting the environment.She is a former Director of the Food and Agriculture program at the Worldwatch Institute, and has been cited in major publications including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, BBC, etc.
Ellen Gustafson is a sustainable food system activist and social entrepreneur. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the 30 Project, which is helping change the conversation about the global food system by connecting hunger and obesity. She also co-founded the FEED Project and Foundation that have provided over 60 million school meals to children around the world through the sale of tote bags.