Sustainable Business

21 Chefs Bringing Foraged Ingredients to the Table

Chefs across the globe are turning to an ancient practice for many of their ingredients: foraging the landscapes around them. By searching for herbs, fruits, roots, petals, and more from the wild, these chefs not only create fresh, flavorful dishes, but can also champion sustainable practices, indigenous produce, and a sense of adventure.

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.

From Cocoa Tree to Supermarket Shelf: Ghana’s Sweet Revolution

Ghana supplies up to a quarter of the world’s cocoa, but why do European countries produce all the premium chocolate? Meet the Ghanaian chocolate makers molding their own futures, one chocolate bar at a time.

Responsible Farming Can Secure the Future

Wood Turner, of Agriculture Capital, discusses the potential solutions of regenerative agriculture.

Helianti Hilman Brings an Entrepreneurial Vision to Traditional Indonesian Farming

Working with more than 50,000 farmers and 2,000 food artisans, Helianti Hilman, Founder and CEO of Javara Indigenous Indonesia, shares how her social enterprise empowers farmers and promotes indigenous, biodiverse food.

This is the Story of a Soap Company that is Changing the World

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap is creating new markets for Fair Trade Organic products, and practicing dynamic agroforestry.

A Washington, D.C. Bakery is Transforming the Way We Eat Bread

Jonathan Bethony from SEYLOU is changing the way we bake with nutritious, diverse, and local grains.

PRIME Act Passage Would Help Small Meat Producers Compete, Advocates Say

Many small farmers have to haul their livestock hours away to have them processed. Allowing the sale of meat from smaller, local slaughterhouses could help sustainable farms compete with huge corporations—but is it safe?

A New Breed of Plant-Based Protein Aims to Compete on Meat-Centric Menus

The Beyond Burger, a new plant-based burger, has won fans from both vegetarian and vegan eaters as well as traditional meat eaters.
At the Butchers Club in Hong Kong, this new trend suggests a growing market for plant-based protein on traditionally meat-centric menus.

Roddenberry Foundation launches U.S.$1 million Prize 2018

This year, the Roddenberry Foundation will award U.S.$1 million to four organizations for innovations in food waste, plant-rich diets, education, and gender equity.