116 Orgs You Might Not Have Heard About, But Should Know in 2016


Every year, Food Tank highlights organizations that contribute to creating a more sustainable global food system by protecting biodiversity, producing valuable agricultural research, fighting hunger, and much more. One of those organizations is our member Victory Garden Initiative.

This year, Food Tank is featuring 116 organizations you may not have heard about, but should look out for over the new year. These organizations may not be well-known, but are deserving of the spotlight because of their vital contributions to creating a better food system.

Food Tank is proud to bring attention to organizations dedicated to alleviating childhood poverty, empowering women to become financially independent through food and farming, preventing post harvest losses and food waste, cultivating the next generation of agricultural leaders, implementing true cost accounting in the food system, putting farmers’ in the driver’s seat of research and development, and innovating the way food is grown in cities. To learn about additional groups making a difference, check out Food Tank’s partner organizations.

Here are 116 organizations to watch in 2016:

Victory Garden Initiative builds communities that grow their own food, creating a community-based, socially just, environmentally sustainable, nutritious food system for all.