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Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

An Online Platform is Enabling Farmers to Deliver Straight to Consumers

MilkRun, a Portland, Oregon-based company is supporting small, local farmers by enabling them to sell produce safely and directly to consumers’ homes. Founded by farmer and entrepreneur Julia Niiro, MilkRun is an online platform that lets farmers set their own…

Australia Aims to Save Honeybees from A Deadly Mite

The threat of a deadly mite is motivating Australia to protect its honey bees using new innovative technology.

New on the Podcast: Tom Philpott, food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones Magazine, discusses his new book Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It.

Author of Perilous Bounty, Tom Philpott, discusses the problems with the current state of U.S. agriculture and solutions for a resilient future.

Black-owned Alternative Community Market Wins Build Your Legacy Contest

Mary Blackford, founder of Market 7, a community marketplace in Washington D.C., is the winner of the Build Your Legacy grand prize.

Entrepreneurs and Investors Discuss Uplifting Black Food Businesses

At J.E.D.I’s and Food Funded’s keynote speaker event, they address systemic challenges for Black people to build and fund their business.

Through FarmLink Michigan Farmers Sell Directly to Households

The food hub West Michigan FarmLink is connecting small farmers with households in need of fresh, nutritious food.

San Francisco Startup Partners with Global Consulting Leader to Reduce Food Waste

Treasure8 and PA Consulting announce that they are collaborating to improve access to nutritional food and fight food waste on a global scale.

Family Meal Sacramento, Keeping Families Fed and Chefs In Business

Family Meal Sacramento continues serving 400-800 meals a day to at-risk families while employing chefs at more than 40 restaurants during COVID-19.

New on the Podcast: Tom Colicchio and Irving Fain on Vertical Farming to Create a Sustainable and Safe Food System

Chef and Restaurateur Tom Colicchio and CEO of Bowery Farming Irving Fain discuss vertical farming and the ways that a localized farming model can create community resilience.