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?
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.
Jacob Pechenik discusses community resilience, finding optimism in gardening, and ensuring that all kids are exposed to growing their own food.
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.
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.
Journey Foods is launching a new collaboration with universities to support student researchers in food tech.
The food science company plans to use the investments to increase sustainability in supply chains.