Social Entrepreneurs

Celebrating Food that Tastes Good and Does Good

The Food Sustainability Media Awards honors journalists whose work raises awareness around sustainable food, agriculture, and nutrition. At a special evening event, eco-chef Tom Hunt shared his experience as a chef and activist and his food philosophy.

Agriculture’s Silicon Valley Hopes to Attract Entrepreneurs Addressing the Food System

The Yield Lab and The Yield Lab Institute invest, accelerate, and mentor agri-tech companies around the world.

James Beard Foundation Honors Leaders in Sustainability

The James Beard Foundation recognizes leaders in the sustainable food movement with the eighth annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards.

BCFN YES! 2018 Research Grant Competition Now Open for Submissions

The 2018 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition encourages collaborative investigations and research projects from early-career scientists in food, agriculture, nutrition, and sustainability.

Entertaining Food Education Drives Consumer Engagement

Scott Norton of Sir Kensington’s believes entertainment and education are key to engaging people in responsible consumption of ordinary and overlooked foods.

Ndidi Nwuneli: Unlocking the Potential of Agriculture and Nutrition in West Africa

Focusing on the well-being and improved lives of West African farmers, Ndidi Nwuneli talks about passion and seeking change in her local state and throughout West Africa.

UNLEASH 2018 Seeks Young Talent for Sustainable Solutions

UNLEASH, a global innovation lab for solutions to the SDGs, is being held in Singapore where 1,000 young talents will be working on solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Kimbal Musk Wants to Bring #RealFood to 100,000 Schools Across America

Kimbal Musk has announced that his nonprofit is going national, being renamed Big Green, and expanding into its seventh city, Detroit, to build 100 outdoor Learning Garden classrooms across the Motor City.

Urban Agriculture and Forced Displacement in Iraq: “This garden is my kingdom”

Being a refugee is rarely a brief, temporary situation. Urban agriculture and greening innovation can provide sovereignty, empowerment, and dignity in crisis. We spoke with the Lemon Tree Trust, a UKK nonprofit working in refugee camps across the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa.

16 Young Entrepreneurs Revolutionizing Food and Farming

These 16 young entrepreneurs are at the forefront of reducing food loss and waste, increasing crop yields, improving market access, developing novel technologies, and increasing urban and sustainable farming practices across the globe.