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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Releases New Tool to Measure Businesses’ Circularity

A new tool developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation measures business’ circularity, helping them reduce waste and become more sustainable.

Jenique Jones From City Harvest Talks COVID-19 Impact

“We’re making sure that we’re planning for, almost the unplannable”

28 Innovative Livestock Farmers Who are Shaping the Future of Protein

In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising demand for animal-source foods, a lot of farmers try to find solutions from nature to meet the demand while minimizing the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment.

Liz Neumark Talks Teaching Healthy Habits to Kids, COVID-19

“Our waiters who at this time last year were at black tie galas, are now delivering food to a very different slice of New York”

Caesaré Assad On The Food System, COVID-19

“We have this really beautiful rich, diverse country where we can produce and we can create so much wealth for all of us, and it’s now about zooming in and resourcing these gaps that we know exist”

Saru Jayaraman Talks Fair Wages, COVID-19

“There are some similarities [to 9/11] in terms of displaced workers, in terms of need for help, but those workers actually got help after 9/11. And in this situation, I think we’re teetering on the brink of a real great depression very similar, if not worse to, what we saw in the 30’s in terms of people outside looking for food.”

Regina Anderson Talks Food Recovery Network, COVID-19

“There’s no shortage of food. That has never been the case in America- we have so much food. We can throw most of it – almost all of it- away, and still have enough food to feed everybody. It’s just a distribution issue.”

Katherine Miller from the James Beard Foundation Talks COVID-19, the impact on restaurants, the future of food

“Nothing beats going out to a restaurant, I really look forward to the day that we’re all able to eat together again in some of our favorite places”

DC Greens is Helping Residents Eat Better Through Social Justice

Food justice organizations are finding ways to use locally produced food to address equity in access, affordability, and health. DC Greens’ Produce Plus Program partners with farmers’ markets to distribute over US$800,000 annually to Washington, D.C. residents to help purchase…

Mark Ritchie Talks Global Minnesota, COVID-19, and Expo 2027

“How do we treat each other when things are going well, and then how do we treat each other when things are really hard?”