Social Entrepreneurs

The Bronner Mom Behind the Movement

Lisa Bronner transformed the curious costumers contacting Dr. Bronner’s into a movement demanding healthier products that better support farmers.

New Ways to Sell and Produce Food Arising at WeWork

At WeWorks across the world, startups not only share space; they share a role in shaping the future of food and a drive for transparency, says Tessa Price.

Restoring Native American Health with Indigenous Foods

Since 2014, Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chef Sean Sherman has championed returning to indigenous foods favored by Native Americans before colonization. An award-winning cookbook, chef training, a food truck and public dinners help to spread this message.

15 Inspiring Women Leading in the AgTech Sector

AgTech is becoming one of the fastest-growing sectors in Silicon Valley, with investments totaling over US10 million in 2017. Although women face numerous barriers to entry in this sector, a new generation of leaders is emerging to challenge the status quo and reshape the food system using their innovative technologies.

Castanea Fellows Rethink Justice in Food and Economy

The new fellow cohort from the Castanea Fellowship will confront the transformations needed to reintegrate equity and justice into the food system, in urban, rural, and tribal communities.

23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed

One in five adolescents in New Orleans are neither working nor enrolled in school. Café Reconcile, and 23 similar restaurants worldwide, is creating opportunities in the kitchens through culinary and life skill training programs.

Food Lovers Become Waste Fighters at NYC Food Waste Fair 2019

Learn about reducing food waste and taste upcycled culinary creations at the 2019 NYC Food Waste Fair.

From Rescued Food to Artisan Bites

Small food business went from serving bread and marmalade to catering high brow events in London using food waste.

Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit 2019: Sparking Change

Find us speaking, judging, and hosting at Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit 2019, inspiring solutions for feeding the future.

Maxfield Kaniger’s Kanbe’s Markets: A Piece for the Food Insecurity Puzzle

With convenient coolers and healthy food, Max Kaniger is helping close the gap between food insecurity and food waste in Kansas City.