Food Heroes

This is the Story of a Soap Company that is Changing the World

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap is creating new markets for Fair Trade Organic products, and practicing dynamic agroforestry.

Decoding Agriculture: Creating the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

The launch of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is an important milestone for the project of achieving global food security. Brian King, the Coordinator for the Platform, and Andy Jarvis, one of the founders of the Platform, discuss the ideas behind this initiative and their vision for the future of research in agricultural development.

A New Breed of Plant-Based Protein Aims to Compete on Meat-Centric Menus

The Beyond Burger, a new plant-based burger, has won fans from both vegetarian and vegan eaters as well as traditional meat eaters.
At the Butchers Club in Hong Kong, this new trend suggests a growing market for plant-based protein on traditionally meat-centric menus.

A Ghanaian Chef Feeding His Country and Combating Food Waste

In a nation with millions of children going hungry, one Ghanaian chef is working tirelessly to stop food waste by redistributing food to those in need.

Remembering Anthony Bourdain: Advocate, Chef, TV Personality

Anthony Bourdain, an acclaimed chef, writer, and television personality, dies at age 61. As a fearless traveler and gifted storyteller, his work impacted restaurants across the globe, educated on the need for food waste solutions throughout the industry, and presented food and meals as sources of joy and connection.

What does a Plan B For Europe’s fragmented food system look like?

Key food and agriculture stakeholders are working together to develop an integrated food policy for Europe, intended to bridge the gaps of the EU’s fragmented food system

Preserving Africa’s Cultural Heritage at the Dinner Table

Changing lifestyles and a reliance on imported food is eroding traditional cuisine in Ghana. Through food across the continent, this Ghanaian chef is celebrating and preserving Africa’s culinary heritage, one yassa, maboke, or fonio jollof at a time.

Fight Hunger and Grow Food with America’s Grow-a-Row

America’s Grow-a-Row grows over 1 million pounds of food annually and they give it all away

Celebrating Food that Tastes Good and Does Good

The Food Sustainability Media Awards honors journalists whose work raises awareness around sustainable food, agriculture, and nutrition. At a special evening event, eco-chef Tom Hunt shared his experience as a chef and activist and his food philosophy.

Cultivate a Sustainable Future with Seeds & Chips Global Food Innovation Summit

The Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit is incorporating a new voice in the continued search for solutions to climate change and feeding the increasing population.