AgFunder Builds a 30k Member Food and Agtech Ecosystem to Fund New Technologies

AgFunder is a comprehensive online investment marketplace. Utilizing this platform allows venture capitalists to invest in new technologies and agricultural companies to seek out investors who back their product.

Sustainable Coffee Challenge: Making Coffee the First Sustainable Agricultural Product

The Sustainable Coffee Challenge spearheaded by Conservation International just announced the first four Collective Action Networks working to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world.

SF-Marin Food Bank: “We Can Do Better”

Teri Olle, Policy and Advocacy Director at SF-Marin Food Bank, emphasizes the importance of collaboration in order to end food insecurity and hunger in San Francisco and Marin County, where 1 in 4 residents need food assistance.

Challenge of Change Report: A Holistic Approach to Global Food Security

The Challenge of Change Commission has released a truly comprehensive report that identifies and provides solutions for seven key challenges to achieving global food security.

Going Forward by Going Back Wrapped Up Day Two at Seeds&Chips

Food Tank partnered with Seeds&Chips to make the Going Forward by Going Back panel possible in Milan, Italy. It discussed how to take into account indigenous knowledge and traditional farming methods when innovating new technologies.

Obama Gave His First Speech Abroad, Post-Presidency, at Seeds&Chips

Seeds&Chips, the Global Food Innovation Summit, welcomed President Barack Obama for his first speech abroad since leaving office in January, 2017. He discussed everything from food innovation to his personal life after the presidency.

The Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit Kicks Off in Milan, Italy

Seeds&Chips, the Global Food Innovation Summit, has begun with a discussion about Millennials. Former President Obama will speak tomorrow.

BCFN Alumni Series: Michele Pedrotti Shares His Inspiration and Innovations

Michele Pedrotti, BCFN Yes! Competition 2014 finalist and Geographic Representative of BCFN Alumni Network for Europe, speaks about his deep passion for food and how Sensory Science can help tackle food waste.

Nathaniel Mulcahy from WorldStove Talks about Clean Cooking Stoves

WorldStove’s clean stoves reduce indoor air pollution, and broader environmental impacts of wood fired cooking. They also help to decrease the number of deaths caused by air pollution from cooking fires.

A Global Effort to Fight Food Waste

The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) is bringing ugly produce, funk music, and food waste education together for the world’s largest food waste awareness event on April 29: World Disco Soup Day.