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Monthly report: February 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 144 influencers like AgFunder and Food+Tech Connect, discussing hashtags such as #biodiversefood , #biodiversity and #foodtech.
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A forest garden with 500 edible plants could lead to a sustainable future

On Feb 23, 2019
@bioneers shared
Instead of neat rows of monoculture, forest gardens combine fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennial vegetables together in one seemingly wild setting. https://t.co/YV052GnbZQ
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Michael Crawford's forest garden is abundant, diverse, edible, and might be one answer to the future of food systems.

www.nationalgeographic.com
On Feb 23, 2019
@bioneers shared
Instead of neat rows of monoculture, forest gardens combine fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennial vegetables together in one seemingly wild setting. https://t.co/YV052GnbZQ
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A forest garden with 500 edible plants could lead to a sustainable future

Michael Crawford's forest garden is abundant, diverse, edible, and might be one answer to the future of food systems.

Submit your idea for sustainable farming to WIN

On Feb 6, 2019
@ICRAF shared
Are you 18-40? Are you passionate about developing a sustainable farming future and do you have the energy, passion and creative ideas to do it? If the answer is yes, check out #iupacNextGen! https://t.co/gyg07T84IA @CropLifeIntl @IAAS_World @YPARD @iupac2019 @GFARforum https://t.co/al0XSrL96X
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Are you 18-40? Are you passionate about developing a sustainable farming future and do you have the energy, passion and creative ideas to do it? Would you like to attend the world’s largest confere…

blog.gfar.net
On Feb 6, 2019
@ICRAF shared
Are you 18-40? Are you passionate about developing a sustainable farming future and do you have the energy, passion and creative ideas to do it? If the answer is yes, check out #iupacNextGen! https://t.co/gyg07T84IA @CropLifeIntl @IAAS_World @YPARD @iupac2019 @GFARforum https://t.co/al0XSrL96X
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Submit your idea for sustainable farming to WIN

Are you 18-40? Are you passionate about developing a sustainable farming future and do you have the energy, passion and creative ideas to do it? Would you like to attend the world’s largest ...

What the New Green Deal Means for the Food on Your Plate

On Feb 7, 2019
@foodfirstorg shared
[email protected] just wrote a solid piece on why #food and ag belong in the #GreenNewDeal, what major changes need to happen, and how food, #farming, #indigenous and #climate justice groups are pushing to transform food production Good stuff!. https://t.co/OLUlmcbLQs
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The long-awaited policy proposal from Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and Ed Markey has finally surfaced—and it aims to turn U.S. agriculture into a positive force for climate change and social justice.

civileats.com
On Feb 7, 2019
@foodfirstorg shared
[email protected] just wrote a solid piece on why #food and ag belong in the #GreenNewDeal, what major changes need to happen, and how food, #farming, #indigenous and #climate justice groups are pushing to transform food production Good stuff!. https://t.co/OLUlmcbLQs
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What the New Green Deal Means for the Food on Your Plate

The long-awaited policy proposal from Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and Ed Markey has finally surfaced—and it aims to turn U.S. agriculture into a positive force for climate change and social ...

What the U.S. Could Learn From Slovenia About Protecting Bees

On Feb 4, 2019
@CivilEats shared
What the U.S. could learn from Slovenia about protecting bees https://t.co/Ox8SKVZMcz - @nisnis https://t.co/ZMCn88kdBt
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The tiny Eastern European nation is a hotbed of successful beekeeping—and its practices and policies could help pollinators in the U.S

civileats.com
On Feb 4, 2019
@CivilEats shared
What the U.S. could learn from Slovenia about protecting bees https://t.co/Ox8SKVZMcz - @nisnis https://t.co/ZMCn88kdBt
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What the U.S. Could Learn From Slovenia About Protecting Bees

The tiny Eastern European nation is a hotbed of successful beekeeping—and its practices and policies could help pollinators in the U.S

Desperation can be the best motivator

On Feb 8, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
In this interesting piece about chef and founder of @BallymaloeCS @darinaallen lists Patrick Holden as one of her mentors, along with @AliceWaters, @JoannaBlythman and @isabella_tree https://t.co/3FByTMrSIT via @farmersjournal
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‘Just get up and do it’ - that’s Darina Allen’s advice to anyone contemplating setting up a business in the food sector, writes Mairead Lavery

www.farmersjournal.ie
On Feb 8, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
In this interesting piece about chef and founder of @BallymaloeCS @darinaallen lists Patrick Holden as one of her mentors, along with @AliceWaters, @JoannaBlythman and @isabella_tree https://t.co/3FByTMrSIT via @farmersjournal
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Desperation can be the best motivator

‘Just get up and do it’ - that’s Darina Allen’s advice to anyone contemplating setting up a business in the food sector, writes Mairead Lavery

Chipotle Foundation Launches Inaugural Accelerator With 8 Tech Startups Setting High Standards in AgriFood

On Feb 6, 2019
@AgFunder shared
#ChipotleCultivate Foundation Launches Inaugural #Accelerator With 8 Tech #Startups Setting High Standards in #AgriFood https://t.co/dpVYePQsok https://t.co/INcIekHizI
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Applicants were required to fall within four categories: alternative farming and growing systems, farming with agriculture technology, food waste and recovery, and plants and alternative products.

agfundernews.com
On Feb 6, 2019
@AgFunder shared
#ChipotleCultivate Foundation Launches Inaugural #Accelerator With 8 Tech #Startups Setting High Standards in #AgriFood https://t.co/dpVYePQsok https://t.co/INcIekHizI
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Chipotle Foundation Launches Inaugural Accelerator With 8 Tech Startups Setting High Standards in AgriFood

Applicants were required to fall within four categories: alternative farming and growing systems, farming with agriculture technology, food waste and recovery, and plants and alternative ...

How e-commerce is reshaping organic farming

On Feb 1, 2019
@AgFunder shared
How #ecommerce is reshaping #organic #farming https://t.co/UKo7NlAse0 https://t.co/dwTf0g8Ms9
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China’s small-scale farmers are selling their produce online but face competition from e-commerce giants, reports Karoline Kan and Wang Chen

www.chinadialogue.net
On Feb 1, 2019
@AgFunder shared
How #ecommerce is reshaping #organic #farming https://t.co/UKo7NlAse0 https://t.co/dwTf0g8Ms9
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How e-commerce is reshaping organic farming

China’s small-scale farmers are selling their produce online but face competition from e-commerce giants, reports Karoline Kan and Wang Chen

Industrial Farming Alone Cannot Feed the World

On Feb 4, 2019
@Cornucopia_Inst shared
Industrial Farming Alone Cannot Feed the World https://t.co/E2nL6cYwHI
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Cornucopia’s Take: Organic farming plays an important role in sequestering carbon, building soil fertility, conserving water, providing high-nutrient food, and mitigating the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. ...

www.cornucopia.org
On Feb 4, 2019
@Cornucopia_Inst shared
Industrial Farming Alone Cannot Feed the World https://t.co/E2nL6cYwHI
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Industrial Farming Alone Cannot Feed the World

Cornucopia’s Take: Organic farming plays an important role in sequestering carbon, building soil fertility, conserving water, providing high-nutrient food, and mitigating the use of ...

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

Follow 19.0k 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

Follow 34.9k 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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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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@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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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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The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is an independent not-for-profit research organization working to put trees on farms and into the landscape.

Follow 33.9k Followers

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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.

Follow 86.3k Followers

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We support economic justice for the family-scale farming community – partnered with consumers – backing ecologically produced local, organic and authentic food.

Follow 52.9k Followers

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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.

Follow 527.1k 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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Good, clean, fair food for all.

Follow 526.6k Followers

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A nonprofit news org for people who want a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck. 🌍

Follow 209.7k Followers

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

Follow 119.6k Followers

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Advancing solutions for a just & sustainable world. Join our Annual #Bioneers Conference: Oct 20-22, 2017.

Follow 21.3k Followers

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Since its inception nearly 130 years ago, the core purpose of National Geographic has been to further the knowledge and awareness of our world.

Follow 16.3M Followers

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Advocating for a just & sustainable food system and an end to hunger. Operator of Food Sovereignty Tours @foodsovtours

Follow 17.3k Followers

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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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Natural Resources Defense Council | The Earth's Best Defense

Follow 247.6k Followers

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

Follow 9.6M Followers