Innovation and Technology

Food System Vision Prize Pushes for Solutions—and Hope

“You create what you imagine. Right now, we’re at risk of perishing because we’ve become so good at describing the [dystopian] world we don’t want,” says Roy Steiner.

Farm-to-Table App Is Connecting Chefs, Eaters, and Farmers in Phoenix

Bites | Eat With Your Tribe is a mobile app connecting chefs, foodies, and urban farmers to create in-home, farm-to-table dining experiences.

Philanthropy for a Better Food Future

Devon Klatell of the Rockefeller Foundation talks about the important role philanthropic organizations play in the food systems—not only funding innovative solutions but connecting communities across the globe.

16 Initiatives Changing Urban Agriculture Through Tech and Innovation

From high-tech indoor farming to mobile platforms connecting urban growers and consumers, Food Tank highlights 16 initiatives using tech and innovation to improve urban agriculture.

Inequality Towards Female Agri-Food Tech Founders Is Pervasive, Says Study

The first report by Money Where Our Mouths Are (MWOMA) reveals alarming disparities between female and male founders in the Agri-Food Tech industry.

Block by Block: Florida Blue and Building Food Secure Communities in Florida

The Block by Block event for building food secure communities in Florida engaged leaders in the conversation of merging food and health and recognized twelve finalists in the Wellbeing Challenge for their efforts to fight food insecurity.

14 Women Changing Food Around the World

From empowering smallholder farmers in the developing world, to building food as medicine into the medical system, to re-imagining a more accessible and sustainable grocery store, these women are changing the way we eat around the world. Here are their stories.

A Next-Gen Food and Ag Accelerator Launches for Young Entrepreneurs

In tandem with its annual competition, Thought For Food is launching its Digital Labs, a digital accelerator designed for young food and agriculture entrepreneurs. Participants will have access to mentorship, resources, and a global network.

From Farms to Incubators: Poornima Parameswaran of Trace Genomics Inc.

A new generation of women-led startups including Trace Genomics is providing novel solutions to agriculture’s problems with tech innovation.

Stonyfield Launches OpenTEAM Platform to Promote Sustainable Farming

Stonyfield Organic’s new OpenTEAM platform aims to provide farmers worldwide with a free data ecosystem to manage adaptive soil health on farms and reach carbon sequestration targets.