Food+City is accepting applications for innovative food supply chain solution competition, connecting early-stage business startups with investors. Applications must include a process, product, service, or technology that focuses on the system of getting food from the farm to the table.
Innovators and enthusiasts will explore food’s not-too-distant future at Food Loves Tech, an “education-by-entertainment” expo in Brooklyn, New York, on November 3 and 4.
THRIVE is accepting applications for its Accelerator program, which provides opportunities for networking and investment to agriculture and food tech seed and growth companies.
The third annual Smart Kitchen Summit will be held on October 10 and 11, 2017, in Seattle, Washington. The Summit aims to gather leaders in the home appliance, culinary, grocery, smart home, and technology industries to discuss the future of food, cooking, and the kitchen.
Richard Betts, founder of the sustainable Sombra Mezcal distillery: “Food and drink unite and enliven us, and mezcal is an especially exuberant spirit.”
Justin Kamine, Co-Founder and Partner of KDC Ag, believes looking to nature to form large scale infrastructure solutions is the quickest and most effective way eliminate food waste.
Loren Cardeli, Founder and President of A Growing Culture (AGC), has worked closely with smallholder farmers around the world and helps consumers to reevaluate how their relationships with farmers.
Clare Miflin founded Woven, a consultancy dedicated to weaving together urban and natural systems; metrics and vision; people and place, creating whole system designs that reduce material consumption.
Bonnie McClafferty talks to Food Tank about the ability for private enterprise to contribute to the public good, but the work must be additive and practical.
Pete Pearson leads zero-waste programming at the World Wildlife Fund, trying to understand how to create a food system that is efficient and balanced with nature.