Social Entrepreneurs

Eat Well Global Brings Communication to Healthy Eating

At Eat Well Global, healthy eating is the motivating factor for bringing together food producers and consumers. As a registered dietitian with a background in communication, Julie Meyer co-founded Eat Well Global to facilitate communication between food businesses and consumers.

BlueCart Simplifies Wholesale Throughout the Supply Chain

Food Tank spoke with Konstantin Zvereff and Jag Bansal, the co-founders of BlueCart, to talk about this mobile and web-based platform for wholesale food purchase. After noticing that their users were leveraging supply chain efficiency to reduce their own food waste, BlueCart has launched an initiative called Zero Waste Kitchen to promote sustainable practices in the kitchen.

Innovation at Maker Faire Bay Area Kicks Off on May 19

Food Tank spoke with Chiara Checchini of the Food Future Institute about the upcoming Maker Faire Bay Area event. This interactive event brings together fifteen food entrepreneurs to give attendees a hands on experience with food innovation. This family-friendly event is designed to engage attendees of all ages in the creative solutions to major challenges in the food system.

20 Leaders Under 40 Who Are Shaping the Future of Our Food System

Whether they are combatting food waste, training the next generation of young farmers, or using media to capture the impacts of food production, these 20 food heroes are under 40 and actively shaking up today’s global and local food systems.

WANDA: Crossing Geographies And Generations To Unveil Hidden Food Heroes

As part of Black History Month, Tambra Raye Stevenson, Founder and CEO of Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA), discusses how they are crossing continents to create a new generation of women and girl leaders from farm to fork.

Rebel Ventures: "Eating is one of the first parts of life where we can have some control"

Youth-run Rebel Ventures have spent the last 18 months developing Rebel Crumbles, which is now being served across all 235 public schools in Philadelphia. Meet the team behind the first-ever school product made by kids, with kids, and for kids.

New York’s Dynamic Duo Leads the Food Waste Fight with Transfernation

Samir and Hannah started as two college students with an idea—now, the duo leads the fight against food waste for events across New York City, rescuing tens of thousands of pounds of food annually. Learn more about their story and future plans in this exclusive interview with Food Tank.

New Café and Bar in Mumbai Brings Back Respect for Food and Gut

The iconic New York area code inspired 212 café & bar from Bellona Hospitality group in Mumbai is taking a different direction with its new venture which caters nutritious and wholesome food using indigenous produce with a hope to improve our relationship with food.

Ten Questions with Randy Krotz, CEO at U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Randy Krotz, Chief Executive Officer at U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, who will be speaking at this year’s Food Tank Summit in Chicago.

Ten Questions with Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs

Food Tank had the chance to speak with Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs, who will be speaking at this year’s Food Tank Summit in Chicago.