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Monthly report: February 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like AgFunder and Sustainable Table, discussing hashtags such as #FoodTank , #farming and #FoodTech.
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Agriculture 4.0 and the future of food

On Feb 13, 2020
@AgFunder shared
RT @farmingfirst: 'Agriculture is one of the most advanced industries when it comes to deploying automation technology in the real world' writes @techhq. Learn more --> https://t.co/x5wOk5vZ4k
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Imagine a physical setting where automation technology is taking hold, and the mind may conjure images of clinical car production lines sooner than hot,

techhq.com
On Feb 13, 2020
@AgFunder shared
RT @farmingfirst: 'Agriculture is one of the most advanced industries when it comes to deploying automation technology in the real world' writes @techhq. Learn more --> https://t.co/x5wOk5vZ4k
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Agriculture 4.0 and the future of food

Imagine a physical setting where automation technology is taking hold, and the mind may conjure images of clinical car production lines sooner than hot,

Secretary Perdue Announces New Innovation Initiative for USDA

On Feb 20, 2020
@USDA shared
USDA’s motto is to “Do Right and Feed Everyone.” But how do we feed everyone 𝙖𝙣𝙙 do right? That question inspired us to leverage every tool in our toolbox for the Agriculture Innovation Agenda #USDAInnovation #AgOutlook https://t.co/YKMGCqGm5t https://t.co/6E1oURaIrA
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(Washington, D.C, February 20, 2020) – U.S.

www.usda.gov
On Feb 20, 2020
@USDA shared
USDA’s motto is to “Do Right and Feed Everyone.” But how do we feed everyone 𝙖𝙣𝙙 do right? That question inspired us to leverage every tool in our toolbox for the Agriculture Innovation Agenda #USDAInnovation #AgOutlook https://t.co/YKMGCqGm5t https://t.co/6E1oURaIrA
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Wisdom (and wallets) of the crowd: Small Robot Company closes Crowdfunding campaign at £2.1 million

On Feb 13, 2020
@AgFunder shared
Wisdom (and wallets) of the crowd: Small Robot Company closes Crowdfunding campaign at £2.1 million https://t.co/ZJnokkanfD
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The VC firm 7percent Ventures is confirmed as lead investor, having plowed in £200,000. By the time of close, a total of 1759 investors had backed the round.

agfundernews.com
On Feb 13, 2020
@AgFunder shared
Wisdom (and wallets) of the crowd: Small Robot Company closes Crowdfunding campaign at £2.1 million https://t.co/ZJnokkanfD
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Wisdom (and wallets) of the crowd: Small Robot Company closes Crowdfunding campaign at £2.1 million

The VC firm 7percent Ventures is confirmed as lead investor, having plowed in £200,000. By the time of close, a total of 1759 investors had backed the round.

Food Packaging Is Bad for our Health

On Mar 2, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
Everyone knows that #plastic fills up landfills & waterways. But here’s something less widely understood: food packaging is also bad for our health. Get the details in our report on the foodprint of packaging: https://t.co/QN7mCwfZeN #NoSingleUsePlastic
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Food packaging, from plastic to metal to cardboard, is everywhere. We use too much of it and it contains chemicals that are bad for our health. Learn more.

foodprint.org
On Mar 2, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
Everyone knows that #plastic fills up landfills & waterways. But here’s something less widely understood: food packaging is also bad for our health. Get the details in our report on the foodprint of packaging: https://t.co/QN7mCwfZeN #NoSingleUsePlastic
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Food Packaging Is Bad for our Health

Food packaging, from plastic to metal to cardboard, is everywhere. We use too much of it and it contains chemicals that are bad for our health. Learn more.

Food System Vision Prize Pushes for Solutions—and Hope

On Feb 1, 2020
@DaniNierenberg shared
RT @RockefellerFdn: While you’re finalizing your #FoodVision2050 Prize submission, listen to @roysteiner’s conversation with @DaniNierenberg from #FoodTank. https://t.co/XHqn8XDEvT
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The Food System Vision Prize is just one of the ways The Rockefeller Foundation is hoping to rewrite the story of food with a more hopeful ending.

foodtank.com
On Feb 1, 2020
@DaniNierenberg shared
RT @RockefellerFdn: While you’re finalizing your #FoodVision2050 Prize submission, listen to @roysteiner’s conversation with @DaniNierenberg from #FoodTank. https://t.co/XHqn8XDEvT
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Food System Vision Prize Pushes for Solutions—and Hope

The Food System Vision Prize is just one of the ways The Rockefeller Foundation is hoping to rewrite the story of food with a more hopeful ending.

The fight for the future of food

On Feb 4, 2020
@foodfirstorg shared
Love this article from @africasacountry on an event featuring Mariann Bassey-Orovwuje, Mariam Mayat, Bern Guri, Victoria Adongo, moderated by @mjahi from @foodfirstorg. It shouldn't be the @gatesfoundation who determines African food and ag systems. https://t.co/E6VAl9f89O
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Centering African voices in a discussion so often dominated by non-African observers.

africasacountry.com
On Feb 4, 2020
@foodfirstorg shared
Love this article from @africasacountry on an event featuring Mariann Bassey-Orovwuje, Mariam Mayat, Bern Guri, Victoria Adongo, moderated by @mjahi from @foodfirstorg. It shouldn't be the @gatesfoundation who determines African food and ag systems. https://t.co/E6VAl9f89O
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The fight for the future of food

Centering African voices in a discussion so often dominated by non-African observers.

Meet the FoodTech 500’s top 10 startups powering the food revolution

On Feb 4, 2020
@AgFunder shared
Meet the FoodTech 500’s top 10 startups powering the food revolution https://t.co/sWjb5jbIvz https://t.co/fn4qLkb7UW
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The top startup companies that made the 2019 FoodTech 500 list represent every sector of the FoodTech ecosystem, from farm to fork, and they are all success stories in their own right, which is why we are so proud to share them with you. 

agfundernews.com
On Feb 4, 2020
@AgFunder shared
Meet the FoodTech 500’s top 10 startups powering the food revolution https://t.co/sWjb5jbIvz https://t.co/fn4qLkb7UW
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Meet the FoodTech 500’s top 10 startups powering the food revolution

The top startup companies that made the 2019 FoodTech 500 list represent every sector of the FoodTech ecosystem, from farm to fork, and they are all success stories in their own right, ...

Dig Into the Future of Food

On Feb 27, 2020
@MITOpenAg shared
RT @aspenideas: Changing weather patterns, shifting climate zones, and growing populations all spell trouble for the foods we've traditionally grown and eaten — but innovators like @ndidiNwuneli, @UmaValeti, @calebgrowsfood, and others are rethinking our food systems: https://t.co/vlbZG4lF4I
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A changing climate means a changing diet.

www.aspenideas.org
On Feb 27, 2020
@MITOpenAg shared
RT @aspenideas: Changing weather patterns, shifting climate zones, and growing populations all spell trouble for the foods we've traditionally grown and eaten — but innovators like @ndidiNwuneli, @UmaValeti, @calebgrowsfood, and others are rethinking our food systems: https://t.co/vlbZG4lF4I
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Dig Into the Future of Food

A changing climate means a changing diet.

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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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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@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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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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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 Original Guide to Living Wisely: Organic Gardening, Homesteading, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Food & Farming, DIY, Green Homes, Natural Health & More

Follow 67.2k 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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Mom. Real Food Media Maven. Food MythBuster. Author and sustainable food advocate. @foodmythbusters @realfoodfilms

Follow 29.5k Followers

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Stay up to date with the latest news, events and info from the U.S. Department of Agriculture - and live tweeting, too!

Follow 512.3k 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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Exploring the future of open-source computational and networked food systems @medialab most tweets from the head #nerdfarmer @calebgrowsfood

Follow 8.3k 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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Links, Ideas and Conversation from the TreeHugger hive mind, the latest in modern green.

Follow 357.7k Followers

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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.

Follow 344.1k Followers

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U.S. Government initiative addressing the root causes of global hunger & poverty to improve #foodsecurity & #nutrition around the world.

Follow 35.3k 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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Good, clean, fair food for all.

Follow 526.6k Followers

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MD/PhD, Co-Founder & Chair, Stordalen Foundation. Founder&President, EAT Foundation. Tweets on food, climate & health, sustainable business. Young Global Leader

Follow 23.8k Followers

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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

Follow 54.9k Followers