Africa’s Ag-tech Development Fulcrum: Some Dos and Don’ts for African Start-ups

Do entrepreneurs and tech start-ups follow the (comparatively) easy money by replicating industrial systems onto Africa farms or do they attempt to leap-frog towards just and sustainable solutions for Africa’s food system?

Food Tech Startup Aims to Offer a More Sustainable Jackfruit-Based Meat Alternative

The Singapore-based food tech startup Karana Foods is working to support biodiversity and benefit farmers, consumers, and chefs, through a meat alternative made from jackfruit.

“Everyone Who’s an Explorer Has to Consider their Food Supply” Says Dane Gobel

Food and space travel have deeper connections than many might imagine.

“Resilience Is Rebuilding These Local Communities and Relocalizing Food,” Says Jacob Pechenik

Jacob Pechenik discusses community resilience, finding optimism in gardening, and ensuring that all kids are exposed to growing their own food.

Do Good Foods – Virtual Roundtable

During this virtual panel, Food Tank’s President Danielle Nierenberg will moderate a discussion with the founders and sponsors of Do Good Foods, a new company aiming to tackle food waste by diverting grocery store food waste to high-quality animal feed. Panelists will include founders Justin and Matt Kamine, chefs Sam Kass and Tom Colicchio, and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman. 

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Panel: Future of Food

In this audience-guided panel convened by the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, Food Tank president Danielle Nierenberg will moderate a discussion on the Future of Food. The event will feature forward-thinking experts in food systems, including Eben Bayer, Elliot Grant, Ashley Mincey, and Taeryn Kim.

New Initiative Aims to Improve Transparency and Inclusivity in the Food System

Journey Foods is launching a new collaboration with universities to support student researchers in food tech.

Apeel Sciences Secures New Funding to Fight Food Waste

The food science company plans to use the investments to increase sustainability in supply chains.

OjaExpress Reimagines Grocery Delivery With Inclusivity and Community

OjaExpress is a grocery delivery platform serving international foods to bring people and cultures together.

Innovating for the Future of Plant-Based Protein

Through low-tech solutions and natural processes, food companies like Lightlife are developing plant-based proteins that are good for consumers and the planet.

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