Social Entrepreneurs

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.

Eating Local Just Got Easier for Some North American Cities

Much of the time, food racks up quite a few miles on the foodometer before it reaches our plates. But Square Roots and Gordon Food Service are partnering to help bring locally-grown food to customers across North America year-round.

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

Dani Nierenberg interviews Karen Karp 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.