“These guys are feeding the poor but their financing is very poor,” says Bonnie McClafferty, GAIN’s food value chain director. “They are pretty much falling through the cracks because they’re too small for all of the big lending and they’re too big for microfinance.”
18 organizations find innovative ways to replace plastic wrappers with edible packaging.
Vital Farms offers ethical and environmentally-conscious eggs to consumers at over 10,000 retail locations across the country. They support a growing number of small and medium-sized farms who follow high standards of care for the animals and the environment.
Food Tank interviews LeanPath’s CEO Andrew Shakman about the status of food waste in our world today and his company’s efforts to encourage food waste prevention.
Ghana supplies up to a quarter of the world’s cocoa, but why do European countries produce all the premium chocolate? Meet the Ghanaian chocolate makers molding their own futures, one chocolate bar at a time.
Emily Abbott, founder of Hive & Keeper Ltd celebrates the rich variety of local British bees, beekeepers, and honey.
Wood Turner, of Agriculture Capital, discusses the potential solutions of regenerative agriculture.
Working with more than 50,000 farmers and 2,000 food artisans, Helianti Hilman, Founder and CEO of Javara Indigenous Indonesia, shares how her social enterprise empowers farmers and promotes indigenous, biodiverse food.
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap is creating new markets for Fair Trade Organic products, and practicing dynamic agroforestry.
Agricultural economist, William Burke, joins the Food Tank team as their newest board member