Sun & Swell is distributing their organic food products in 100 percent compostable packaging and reusable jars, one of the first companies to do this on a large scale.
These organizations are working to revive restaurants for short and long-term success.
A Chicago butcher launched a meat shares program to connect consumers to affordable, locally sourced meat.
“Our own industry- they are the folks. There are twenty, thirty thousand people who worked at food companies, who now don’t have access to food,” warns Chevalier.
The number of African-American women-owned businesses increased by 164 percent from 2007 to 2018. Not only does this provide a huge boost to the economy, it can create jobs in local communities.
“We need a pretty broad and ongoing shift in cultural norms around what we’re eating for our health and for environmental sustainability,” says Sam Kass on this week’s Food Talk.
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Executive Director of Fairtrade America Hans Theyer talks about what it takes to support the faces behind the world’s food.