Five common weaknesses of alumni programs and what the organizations running them can do better.
Food Innovative ways to increase access to food resources and improve food systems
In providing an app for people on food stamps, FreshEBT is serving a population that most tech startups tend to overlook.
A British entrepreneur hopes that by transforming food waste into biogas, his plant can help a community gain a sense of local environmental stewardship.
Borrowing from the renewable energy sector, we can create a better food system by organizing regional governments to create markets for smaller producers and establishing coordinated networks that can amplify best practices.
In bringing the nutrition cohort a carefully calculated strategy, patient capital, and a willingness to let go, Newman’s Own Foundation is demonstrating success at the heart of the collaboration challenge.
The number of urban gardens in Detroit has been increasing as people seek to put abandoned land to better use.
There’s a set of common questions every direct-service nonprofit should answer to maximize learning, action, and impact.
A free food project on New York’s waterways challenges residents to imagine how we might adapt to a more resource-constrained world.
Farmers in the Cordillera region of the Philippines prosper by selling heirloom rice, with help from a company called Eighth Wonder.
Many of the more than 355,000 smallholder coffee farmers in Rwanda are members of producer co-ops.
NovoNutrients uses bacteria to convert CO2 and other industrial emissions into fish food.
Even companies making steady progress toward sustainability cannot go much further without collaborating across the value chain.
More investors need to bet on early-stage social ventures that cover all the bases, and more entrepreneurs need to build them.
EnerGaia is growing spirulina to feed people and help the environment.
The technology-driven model of agriculture may offer a means to address farm output and food security in the years to come.