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Monthly report: September 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 168 influencers like AgFunder and Civil Eats, discussing hashtags such as #regenerativeagriculture , #foodtech and #soil.
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The Minnesota Farmers Who Helped Shape Organic Agriculture

On Sep 3, 2019
@michaelpollan shared
RT @CivilEats: “A philosophy of ours is, ‘We grow health.' I mean that with the type of foods we grow, but also that we keep the land healthy. We protect water quality, we’re enhancing biological diversity, [and] we’re helping create healthy, vibrant living soils.” https://t.co/grCcCypOlw
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Jim Riddle and Joyce Ford, founders of the International Organic Inspectors Association and long-time organic inspectors and teachers, live out their values at Blue Fruit Farm.

civileats.com
On Sep 3, 2019
@michaelpollan shared
RT @CivilEats: “A philosophy of ours is, ‘We grow health.' I mean that with the type of foods we grow, but also that we keep the land healthy. We protect water quality, we’re enhancing biological diversity, [and] we’re helping create healthy, vibrant living soils.” https://t.co/grCcCypOlw
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The Minnesota Farmers Who Helped Shape Organic Agriculture

Jim Riddle and Joyce Ford, founders of the International Organic Inspectors Association and long-time organic inspectors and teachers, live out their values at Blue Fruit Farm.

Farm Africa and climate-smart agriculture

On Sep 16, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
Africa's soils are some of the most acutely degraded. But climate-smart techniques, such as the ones promoted by @FarmAfrica across Eastern Africa, can work to boost #soil fertility, and in turn drive productivity and sequester carbon. Read more --> https://t.co/C2irFCZqgp
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Climate change is turning farmers’ lives upside down, but with technical and financial support, they could emerge as climate change heroes.

theecologist.org
On Sep 16, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
Africa's soils are some of the most acutely degraded. But climate-smart techniques, such as the ones promoted by @FarmAfrica across Eastern Africa, can work to boost #soil fertility, and in turn drive productivity and sequester carbon. Read more --> https://t.co/C2irFCZqgp
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Farm Africa and climate-smart agriculture

Climate change is turning farmers’ lives upside down, but with technical and financial support, they could emerge as climate change heroes.

Stonyfield Launches OpenTEAM Platform to Promote Sustainable Farming

On Sep 24, 2019
@foodtank shared
RT @ISFS_UF_IFAS: @Stonyfield launched the OpenTEAM platform in collaboration with @USDA and @wolfesneck to offer farmers a free data ecosystem to manage soil health on their farms and reach climate mitigation targets. https://t.co/U6ZqUGJxMN via @foodtank
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Stonyfield Organic launched the OpenTEAM platform to provide farms with a free data ecosystem to manage soil health and reduce carbon emissions.

foodtank.com
On Sep 24, 2019
@foodtank shared
RT @ISFS_UF_IFAS: @Stonyfield launched the OpenTEAM platform in collaboration with @USDA and @wolfesneck to offer farmers a free data ecosystem to manage soil health on their farms and reach climate mitigation targets. https://t.co/U6ZqUGJxMN via @foodtank
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Stonyfield Launches OpenTEAM Platform to Promote Sustainable Farming

Stonyfield Organic launched the OpenTEAM platform to provide farms with a free data ecosystem to manage soil health and reduce carbon emissions.

What is Regenerative Agriculture?

On Sep 25, 2019
@annalappe shared
RT @foodprintorg: We also have a great explainer on #regenerativeagriculture: https://t.co/PldjMs7V0p #FutureofFood https://t.co/Gb2zHzUHMg
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Is "regenerative" the same as "organic?" How do you recognize regenerative agriculture products? How do you shop for them? We’re here to help.

foodprint.org
On Sep 25, 2019
@annalappe shared
RT @foodprintorg: We also have a great explainer on #regenerativeagriculture: https://t.co/PldjMs7V0p #FutureofFood https://t.co/Gb2zHzUHMg
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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

Is "regenerative" the same as "organic?" How do you recognize regenerative agriculture products? How do you shop for them? We’re here to help.

19 Books on Food Tank’s Fall Book List to Reconnect with the Food System

On Sep 26, 2019
@foodtank shared
We’ve gathered 19 reads that inspire us and challenge us to be better activists, environmentalists, cooks, policymakers, protectors of the planet, farmers, supporters of pollinators, and advocates for a better food system. https://t.co/tC1i4lpCZc
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Check out Food Tank's fall book list to feel inspired, educated, and challenged to find new ways to connect with the food system.

foodtank.com
On Sep 26, 2019
@foodtank shared
We’ve gathered 19 reads that inspire us and challenge us to be better activists, environmentalists, cooks, policymakers, protectors of the planet, farmers, supporters of pollinators, and advocates for a better food system. https://t.co/tC1i4lpCZc
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19 Books on Food Tank’s Fall Book List to Reconnect with the Food System

Check out Food Tank's fall book list to feel inspired, educated, and challenged to find new ways to connect with the food system.

Immediate action needed to improve soil carbon sequestration: key messages for decision-makers

On Sep 24, 2019
@ICRAF shared
Recent research published ahead of the @UN #ClimateActionSummit helps guide discussions on managing #soil #carbon. @CGIARclimate https://t.co/Ye87eZb8o5
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Recent research published ahead of the UN New York Climate Summit helps guide discussions on managing soil carbon.

ccafs.cgiar.org
On Sep 24, 2019
@ICRAF shared
Recent research published ahead of the @UN #ClimateActionSummit helps guide discussions on managing #soil #carbon. @CGIARclimate https://t.co/Ye87eZb8o5
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Immediate action needed to improve soil carbon sequestration: key messages for decision-makers

Recent research published ahead of the UN New York Climate Summit helps guide discussions on managing soil carbon.

Cover Crops, Canola and Climate Change – the Importance of Innovation for Sustainable Farming

On Sep 20, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
New on the Farming First blog: @LeighonaB, Communications Manager at @CropLifeIntl, shares the story of Canadian grain and oilseed farmer Jake Leguee, who is using innovative tools and techniques on his farm to adapt to climate change. Read more --> https://t.co/Nt93gSjQtv
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Leighona Bernstein, Communications Manager at CropLife International, explores how agricultural innovation is helping Canadian farmer Jake Leguee combat climate challenges on his 13,000-acre farm. ...

farmingfirst.org
On Sep 20, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
New on the Farming First blog: @LeighonaB, Communications Manager at @CropLifeIntl, shares the story of Canadian grain and oilseed farmer Jake Leguee, who is using innovative tools and techniques on his farm to adapt to climate change. Read more --> https://t.co/Nt93gSjQtv
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Cover Crops, Canola and Climate Change – the Importance of Innovation for Sustainable Farming

Leighona Bernstein, Communications Manager at CropLife International, explores how agricultural innovation is helping Canadian farmer Jake Leguee combat climate challenges on his ...

How Philanthropic Collaborations Succeed, and Why They Fail

On Sep 3, 2019
@SkollFoundation shared
"There are four sets of questions collaboratives should consider asking themselves—both at the outset and along the way." What questions are you asking in your work? https://t.co/vwXyLAoHQB
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Funders need to push past politeness and hammer out expectations for how their collective action will create value—for beneficiaries, grantees, and themselves—beyond what they could do alone.

ssir.org
On Sep 3, 2019
@SkollFoundation shared
"There are four sets of questions collaboratives should consider asking themselves—both at the outset and along the way." What questions are you asking in your work? https://t.co/vwXyLAoHQB
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How Philanthropic Collaborations Succeed, and Why They Fail

Funders need to push past politeness and hammer out expectations for how their collective action will create value—for beneficiaries, grantees, and themselves—beyond what they ...

Top Influencers

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Online VC platform investing in #foodtech and #agtech to transform our food system; $34M+ in deals since 2014; Press: NYT, FT, WSJ, TechCrunch @500Startups alum

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Daily news source about the U.S. food system. James Beard Foundation Publication of the Year. Support independent media, subscribe: https://t.co/J7iWhIAY8E

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Join Food Tank today, because together we'll change the food system! @DaniNierenberg, President. Sign-Up: https://t.co/uVb9OzynCy

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We are the UK's leading organic food and farming charity and certification body. Good food for all is a right, not a privilege.

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Farming First is a global coalition calling on world leaders to increase agricultural output in a sustainable and socially responsible manner.

Follow 45.7k Followers

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Site of record for food tech and innovation. Events, research, job board, more. Newsletter: https://t.co/tAVW8IQOv9 Managed by @dhgisme + @nina_meijers

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News and comment on the world's most important environmental stories

Follow 407.3k Followers

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The Ecologist - setting the environmental agenda since 1970. Now part of The Resurgence Trust charity - environment, social justice, activism & ethical living.

Follow 131.6k Followers

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Official Twitter account of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). Follow our senior leadership: @ErikSolheim & @IbrahimThiaw

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Author of Cooked; Food Rules; In Defense of Food; The Omnivore’s Dilemma; The Botany of Desire; A Place of My Own and Second Nature.

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Mom. Real Food Media Maven. Food MythBuster. Author and sustainable food advocate. @foodmythbusters @realfoodfilms

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Cultivating conversation about sustainable food. GRACE is also home to: https://t.co/SZf5z4EJcA, https://t.co/xYjeY5bilE & https://t.co/eSTMXaE3Ts

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The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is an independent not-for-profit research organization working to put trees on farms and into the landscape.

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Driving large-scale change by investing in, connecting, & celebrating social entrepreneurs & innovators dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing problems

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#HIV/#AIDS & #Nutrition, @WFP; @JohnsHopkinsSPH; #climatechange #health #gender #youth Views are my own https://t.co/68CizgVqEh …

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The most comprehensive sustainable food and agriculture program in the nation located in food-forward Vermont

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Connecting the power of people, business & nonprofits for 30 years to build a thriving future. Environmental sustainability + social good @ work!

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Just like https://t.co/b4omiDqchs, but shorter.

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Latest news on energy, environment, animals and more.

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Founded by @algore, we’re bringing the world together to stop climate change and create a healthy and prosperous future powered by clean energy.

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