Food

Monthly report: April 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 108 influencers like Soil Association and Food Tank, discussing hashtags such as #OrganicSeptember , #FutureFarming and #FarmingBeyondBrexit.
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The Future Of Food

On Sep 9, 2017
@SoilAssociation shared
The future of food is going digital for #OrganicSeptember https://t.co/lIM2BVCTTZ https://t.co/oUalGMo5jM
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To celebrate Organic September we’ve partnered with British Tech Start Up Provenance for an exciting pilot to enable shoppers to trace their organic food from supplier to shelf with a simple scan from your mobile phone. “This latest technology in food traceability enables us to track the ...

www.soilassociation.org
On Sep 9, 2017
@SoilAssociation shared
The future of food is going digital for #OrganicSeptember https://t.co/lIM2BVCTTZ https://t.co/oUalGMo5jM
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The Future Of Food

To celebrate Organic September we’ve partnered with British Tech Start Up Provenance for an exciting pilot to enable shoppers to trace their organic food from supplier to shelf with a ...

Develop a Forage Chain for Your Livestock

On Apr 16, 2018
@foodtank shared
FREE @Talk_With_FACT Webinars for Farmers in May 5/2: Land Access for Livestock Farmers. R: https://t.co/KQiS4i5cVe. 5/15: The Nutritional Benefits of Pasture-Raised Animals. R: https://t.co/uRgnFhL5D2. 5/30: Building a Forage Chain for Your Livestock. R https://t.co/xijfpYJWJl https://t.co/mKfcO2voGM
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Meeting Registration: Develop a Forage Chain for Your Livestock - Web Conferencing, Video Conferencing and Webinar Service. Produce your own high quality online meetings and webinars, with registration service, polling, surveys and more. Get started for free!

www.anymeeting.com
On Apr 16, 2018
@foodtank shared
FREE @Talk_With_FACT Webinars for Farmers in May 5/2: Land Access for Livestock Farmers. R: https://t.co/KQiS4i5cVe. 5/15: The Nutritional Benefits of Pasture-Raised Animals. R: https://t.co/uRgnFhL5D2. 5/30: Building a Forage Chain for Your Livestock. R https://t.co/xijfpYJWJl https://t.co/mKfcO2voGM
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Develop a Forage Chain for Your Livestock

Meeting Registration: Develop a Forage Chain for Your Livestock - Web Conferencing, Video Conferencing and Webinar Service. Produce your own high quality online meetings and webinars, with ...

Retailers should be more vocal about sustainable farming methods

On Apr 17, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
With farmers across the UK using sustainable farming methods, it would be great to see their hard work communicated to consumers in supermarkets. https://t.co/jEQJv9QH30
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An increasing number of farmers and growers using sustainable farming methods have asked for support from the supply chain to sell their story.

www.fginsight.com
On Apr 17, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
With farmers across the UK using sustainable farming methods, it would be great to see their hard work communicated to consumers in supermarkets. https://t.co/jEQJv9QH30
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Retailers should be more vocal about sustainable farming methods

An increasing number of farmers and growers using sustainable farming methods have asked for support from the supply chain to sell their story.

The Government Must Invest in Innovative Farmers

On Apr 24, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
How do you think the Government could best support farmer led innovation after #Brexit? @DefraGovUK #FarmingBeyondBrexit #FutureFarming https://t.co/0b9Vbc3L7F https://t.co/RaKUoHeCjJ
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We are calling for the Government to allocate 10% of the current R&D budget for innovative agriculture projects led by farmers themselves. The future success of UK agriculture will depend on innovation by farmers. The UK currently spends around £450 million a year on agricultural research ...

www.soilassociation.org
On Apr 24, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
How do you think the Government could best support farmer led innovation after #Brexit? @DefraGovUK #FarmingBeyondBrexit #FutureFarming https://t.co/0b9Vbc3L7F https://t.co/RaKUoHeCjJ
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The Government Must Invest in Innovative Farmers

We are calling for the Government to allocate 10% of the current R&D budget for innovative agriculture projects led by farmers themselves. The future success of UK agriculture will depend ...

EU in 'state of denial' over destructive impact of farming on wildlife

On Mar 31, 2018
@CivilEats shared
“The whole system is in a state of denial,” said Ariel Brunner, head of policy at Birdlife Europe. “Most agriculture ministers across Europe are just pushing for business as usual. The message is, keep the subsidies flowing.” https://t.co/LCcrqeV20d
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EU’s subsidy system, that benefits big farming rather than sustainability, needs to change to prevent ongoing collapse in birds and insect numbers, warn green groups

www.theguardian.com
On Mar 31, 2018
@CivilEats shared
“The whole system is in a state of denial,” said Ariel Brunner, head of policy at Birdlife Europe. “Most agriculture ministers across Europe are just pushing for business as usual. The message is, keep the subsidies flowing.” https://t.co/LCcrqeV20d
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EU in 'state of denial' over destructive impact of farming on wildlife

EU’s subsidy system, that benefits big farming rather than sustainability, needs to change to prevent ongoing collapse in birds and insect numbers, warn green groups

Op-ed: Can Grocery Stores Teach Farmers How to Be More Sustainable?

On Apr 4, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Can Supermarkets Nurture Sustainable Farming Practices? https://t.co/ndbZLNbTCZ https://t.co/uN51HvrU6r
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Rob Guillemin challenges grocery stores to develop policies that drive a broad range of sustainable agriculture practices?

foodtank.com
On Apr 4, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Can Supermarkets Nurture Sustainable Farming Practices? https://t.co/ndbZLNbTCZ https://t.co/uN51HvrU6r
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Op-ed: Can Grocery Stores Teach Farmers How to Be More Sustainable?

Rob Guillemin challenges grocery stores to develop policies that drive a broad range of sustainable agriculture practices?

Creating Passion for Supporting Future Farmers

On Apr 23, 2018
@foodtank shared
30% of aspiring farmers are deterred by barriers to land access. @1stGenFarmers supports new farmers w. training & farm incubator programs - check out their new nine-month Urban Edge Sustainable Farmers intensive training program here: https://t.co/n3dEJSHoKx via @foodtank
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California-based First Generation Farmers has launched its Urban Edge Sustainable Farmers training program with its first cohort of farmers later this month.

foodtank.com
On Apr 23, 2018
@foodtank shared
30% of aspiring farmers are deterred by barriers to land access. @1stGenFarmers supports new farmers w. training & farm incubator programs - check out their new nine-month Urban Edge Sustainable Farmers intensive training program here: https://t.co/n3dEJSHoKx via @foodtank
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Creating Passion for Supporting Future Farmers

California-based First Generation Farmers has launched its Urban Edge Sustainable Farmers training program with its first cohort of farmers later this month.

The unstoppable rise of veganism: how a fringe movement went mainstream

On Apr 3, 2018
@FERNnews shared
The unstoppable rise of veganism (@guardian): British chains are "adapting at incredible speed" to a surge in demand for vegan foods driven by young adults. https://t.co/4583sDIoLf
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Health, climate change, animal welfare... what’s driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice

www.theguardian.com
On Apr 3, 2018
@FERNnews shared
The unstoppable rise of veganism (@guardian): British chains are "adapting at incredible speed" to a surge in demand for vegan foods driven by young adults. https://t.co/4583sDIoLf
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The unstoppable rise of veganism: how a fringe movement went mainstream

Health, climate change, animal welfare... what’s driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice

Top Influencers

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

Follow 194.0k Followers

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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

Follow 19.0k Followers

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@FoodTank Founder and President. Email me: [email protected] Join the fight for a better food system: https://t.co/uVb9OzynCy

Follow 236.8k Followers

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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

Follow 49.6k Followers

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A global voice for the Sustainable Food Movement, founded by Patrick Holden. Discussing the transition to a sustainable food future and True Cost Accounting.

Follow 19.9k Followers

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Official account of #UnitedNations. Get latest information on the UN. Follow us on Snapchat: united-nations. #GlobalGoals #StandUp4HumanRights

Follow 8.6M Followers

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

Follow 407.3k Followers

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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

Follow 85.1k Followers

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Keeping family farmers on the land, growing good food for us all.

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

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Senior food & agriculture reporter at @politico; lover of happy hours, the Pacific Northwest & GAO reports. Say hi: hbottemiller/@/politico/./com

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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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We're an independent global campaigning organisation acting to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect the environment and promote peace.

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Non-profit explanatory & investigative journalism focused on food, agriculture, & environmental health in partnership with local & national media outlets.

Follow 23.9k Followers

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

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Sustainable Food Systems, LLC is a foodservice consulting company transforming institutional food programs into healthier and more sustainable businesses.

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We're a quarterly magazine and daily website for people who care about where their food comes from. Get an #ImmigrantsFeedAmerica shirt: https://t.co/YesFEoeIvM

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