Matthew Wein
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A recent graduate of Horace Mann School, Matthew will be attending Emory University in 2021 to study Finance and International Relations with a concentration in Environmentally Conscious Business. He hopes to change the way we interact with the world.

Automated Harvester May Be a Peek into the Future

advanced.farm recently developed an automated harvester that can identify and harvest strawberries using a system of lasers, computers, and robotics.  “We are trying to bring agriculture into the 21st century,” Kyle Cobb, CEO of advanced.farm, tells Food Tank.  Cobb’s company…

AgFunder Report Finds Dramatic Growth in AgriFoodTech Sector

A recent report published by AgFunder finds that 2020 was a record-breaking year for investments in agricultural and food technologies.

Supermarkets No Longer Able to Sell Foods Linked to Illegal Deforestation

A recent bill from the United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs bans the country’s supermarkets from purchasing foods linked to illegal deforestation and land procurement practices.

Alabama Food Bank, Facing Funding Cuts, Finds Creative Solutions to Try to Meet Demand

Following the decision to cut a federal emergency food assistance program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama (CFBCA) is working to find new ways to feed the community.  CFBCA, a leading food…

Senate Re-Introduction of AQUAA Act Could Be a Cause for Concern

A recent report published by FoodPrint and the North Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA) finds the current expansion of large scale aquaculture is unsustainable and may cause serious harm to traditional fishing structures.

S2G creates new US$100 Million S2G Oceans Fund

Seed 2 Growth (S2G) Ventures, an impact investing firm, launched a new fund to restore ocean health. Named S2G Oceans, the fund intends to address damage caused by climate change.