Social Entrepreneurs

Karen Karp: Working with All Stakeholders for a Better Food System

In a new episode of ‘Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,’ Dani interviews Karen Karp, President of Karen Karp and Partners. Karen talks about how her consulting company focuses on economics and works with diverse stakeholders to develop regional food systems, increase access to healthy foods, and expand sustainable agriculture.

21 Organizations Transforming Australia’s Food System

In the last decade, Australia’s good food movement has exploded; check out these 21 organizations in food rescue, Indigenous Australian farmer support, permaculture training, and more.

Opinion | Salsa for Social Impact

A Haitian immigrant student of fieldworkers, living in the nation’s leading town of tomato growers, discusses how running a sustainable farm-to-table business gave her the tools needed to succeed in college and beyond.

Toronto Takes on Food Waste: Eight Initiatives Closing the Loop

When Canadian governments lack leadership in fighting food waste, individuals and organizations take charge. Food Tank has compiled a list of eight Toronto-based initiatives finding creative uses for excess food, closing the loop in a wasteful food system.

Accelerating Entrepreneurship in the Food System

Renske Lynde explains the mission of her accelerator Food System 6. Food entrepreneurs receive mentorship and access to a broad network to shape a new food system, focused on recycling value back to the communities and the environment.

Together, Business and Food Will Nourish Communities

“Real food is food that we trust to nourish our bodies, food that we trust to nourish the farmer, and food that we trust to nourish the planet,” says Kimbal Musk on this week’s Food Talk.

Regenerative Farming Practices Are Rooted in African American History

On Food Talk, Leah Penniman, co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, talks about what justice should look like for farmers and people of color, whose ancestors faced massive injustices in the past.

28 Inspirational People Working to Reduce Food Waste

With food waste a growing global concern, Food Tank has created a list of 28 individuals putting their skills to the task of reducing food waste.

Three Women-Led Companies Highlight Smart Food

Three women-led businesses use Smart Food to bring healthier snacks to the market while empowering local farmers and enhancing crop resiliency.

15 Organizations Creating Edible Landscapes

Edible perennials make parks and backyards more beautiful, ecologically resilient, and productive. These 15 organizations are creating edible landscapes around the world.