Elliott Brennan
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Elliott is a farmer and a former Research & Writing Fellow at Food Tank. His research interests include global food security and the role of agriculture in economic development. He has a B.A. in English from Yale University.

The CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture: Leveraging New Tools for Gender Equality

Women play a critical role in agricultural development around the world while facing significant barriers from gender inequality. Researchers at CGIAR are working to dismantle these barriers, using the Platform for Big Data in Agriculture to incorporate new tools for data collection and big data analytics.

Seed-to-Farm-to-Table: Dan Barber Introduces His New Enterprise, Row 7

Ten years ago, Dan Barber was having a conversation in his kitchen with Michael Mazourek, a Cornell University seed breeder, about growing a more flavorful butternut squash. This collaboration is the starting point for Barber’s new company, Row 7, which will bring together chefs and seed breeders from around the country to develop new varieties of vegetables.

How One Restaurant Chain is Creating a Future for Independent Farmers

Dan Simons of Founding Farmers talks about the importance of responsible, sustainable practices in his business and why supporting independent farmers should matter to everyone.