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Monthly report: July 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 150 influencers like AgFunder and Civil Eats, discussing hashtags such as #farming , #food and #agriculture.
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12 books about climate change 'solutions' that belong on your summer reading list

On Jul 23, 2019
@annalappe shared
Great ideas for solutions summer reads on climate—we could all use that, including a book by yours truly. Thanks @CC_Yale for the shout out and while you're at it check out our toolkit for action: https://t.co/LRJfIbT7Nw https://t.co/gBJqyc6B4o
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These books show how individuals, businesses, and governments can address climate change.

On Jul 23, 2019
@annalappe shared
Great ideas for solutions summer reads on climate—we could all use that, including a book by yours truly. Thanks @CC_Yale for the shout out and while you're at it check out our toolkit for action: https://t.co/LRJfIbT7Nw https://t.co/gBJqyc6B4o
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12 books about climate change 'solutions' that belong on your summer reading list

These books show how individuals, businesses, and governments can address climate change.

After 10 Years of Rapid Growth, What Does Organic Mean Today?

On Jul 14, 2019
@foodprintorg shared
While the organic market is rapidly expanding, less than 1% of US farmland is organic. @CivilEats asks @katmerrigan, @BatchaLaura, @AbbyYoungblood to discuss what organic means nearly 30 years after the USDA created the label. https://t.co/6cx0E99y6t
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Four experts weigh in on how booming interest in organic food has changed the industry, and what it means for farmers, policymakers, and eaters.

civileats.com
On Jul 14, 2019
@foodprintorg shared
While the organic market is rapidly expanding, less than 1% of US farmland is organic. @CivilEats asks @katmerrigan, @BatchaLaura, @AbbyYoungblood to discuss what organic means nearly 30 years after the USDA created the label. https://t.co/6cx0E99y6t
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After 10 Years of Rapid Growth, What Does Organic Mean Today?

Four experts weigh in on how booming interest in organic food has changed the industry, and what it means for farmers, policymakers, and eaters.

Opinion | Agroecology as Innovation

On Jul 16, 2019
@foodtank shared
RT @TimothyAWise: 'It is surprising that many critiques of agroecology are so ill-informed about the scientific innovations it offers to small-scale farmers who are being so poorly served by “green revolution” approaches.' @FundAgroEcology @Afsafrica https://t.co/m3NvSBe2XK
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Calling agroecology a backward-looking, do-nothing approach to traditional ag is a defensive response to the failures of Green Revolution practices.

foodtank.com
On Jul 16, 2019
@foodtank shared
RT @TimothyAWise: 'It is surprising that many critiques of agroecology are so ill-informed about the scientific innovations it offers to small-scale farmers who are being so poorly served by “green revolution” approaches.' @FundAgroEcology @Afsafrica https://t.co/m3NvSBe2XK
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Opinion | Agroecology as Innovation

Calling agroecology a backward-looking, do-nothing approach to traditional ag is a defensive response to the failures of Green Revolution practices.

Tariffs needed on food imports to win fight against climate change

On Jul 11, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
Farmers have a crucial role to play in reducing global warming, but must also be protected from cheap imports from countries that continue to abuse the planet, said Professor Dieter Helm at our conference last week https://t.co/Ww79Zf1K5v via @FarmersWeekly
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Farmers have a crucial role to play in reducing global warming, but must also be protected from cheap imports from countries that continue to abuse the

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On Jul 11, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
Farmers have a crucial role to play in reducing global warming, but must also be protected from cheap imports from countries that continue to abuse the planet, said Professor Dieter Helm at our conference last week https://t.co/Ww79Zf1K5v via @FarmersWeekly
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Tariffs needed on food imports to win fight against climate change

Farmers have a crucial role to play in reducing global warming, but must also be protected from cheap imports from countries that continue to abuse the

The Gospel According to Agribusiness

On Jul 26, 2019
@annalappe shared
RT @realfoodmedia: How did our current industrial #agriculture system come about? @TimothyAWise author of the #RealFoodReads book Eating Tomorrow tells the story of its genesis in probably the most concise way we've ever seen... Well worth a read (and a clap!) @Medium https://t.co/4m1Dm34PZ7
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This piece is an abridged excerpt from my book, Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food.

medium.com
On Jul 26, 2019
@annalappe shared
RT @realfoodmedia: How did our current industrial #agriculture system come about? @TimothyAWise author of the #RealFoodReads book Eating Tomorrow tells the story of its genesis in probably the most concise way we've ever seen... Well worth a read (and a clap!) @Medium https://t.co/4m1Dm34PZ7
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The Gospel According to Agribusiness

This piece is an abridged excerpt from my book, Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food.

Climate change: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months

On Jul 26, 2019
@WorldResources shared
#NowReading - The next 18 months will be critical in dealing with the global heating crisis, among other environmental challenges: https://t.co/j73J8SjsVV via @MattMcGrathBBC @BBCNews #climatechange #actonclimate #climateaction #stepup2020 https://t.co/lU565NNFBu
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There's a growing consensus that the next year-and-a-half are key in the battle against rising temperatures.

www.bbc.com
On Jul 26, 2019
@WorldResources shared
#NowReading - The next 18 months will be critical in dealing with the global heating crisis, among other environmental challenges: https://t.co/j73J8SjsVV via @MattMcGrathBBC @BBCNews #climatechange #actonclimate #climateaction #stepup2020 https://t.co/lU565NNFBu
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Climate change: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months

There's a growing consensus that the next year-and-a-half are key in the battle against rising temperatures.

Biodiversity plays a key role in the future of food

On Jul 12, 2019
@AgFunder shared
#Biodiversity plays a key role in the future of #food https://t.co/F4LkbgAp1S https://t.co/S7HuGhW6kP
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Food industry experts at the Menus of Change conference discussed the important role biodiversity plays in the future of food and what chefs and food companies can do to promote a more diverse range of foods.

www.smartbrief.com
On Jul 12, 2019
@AgFunder shared
#Biodiversity plays a key role in the future of #food https://t.co/F4LkbgAp1S https://t.co/S7HuGhW6kP
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Biodiversity plays a key role in the future of food

Food industry experts at the Menus of Change conference discussed the important role biodiversity plays in the future of food and what chefs and food companies can do to promote a more ...

Regenerative Agriculture is Having a Moment and 70 Investments Worth $47.5bn are in it

On Jul 11, 2019
@AgFunder shared
Regenerative Agriculture is Having a Moment and 70 Investors Worth $47.5bn are Making the Most of it https://t.co/CDiHRx2GVC
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Regenerative agriculture investing is picking up as a new report identifies 70 US investment groups with assets under management worth $47.5bn in the US.

agfundernews.com
On Jul 11, 2019
@AgFunder shared
Regenerative Agriculture is Having a Moment and 70 Investors Worth $47.5bn are Making the Most of it https://t.co/CDiHRx2GVC
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Regenerative Agriculture is Having a Moment and 70 Investments Worth $47.5bn are in it

Regenerative agriculture investing is picking up as a new report identifies 70 US investment groups with assets under management worth $47.5bn in the US.

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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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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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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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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Protecting our food, farms & environment! Get the latest: https://t.co/mSzblYdhCF

Follow 41.8k 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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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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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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We're an independent global campaigning organisation acting to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect the environment and promote peace.

Follow 1.6M 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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The most comprehensive sustainable food and agriculture program in the nation located in food-forward Vermont

Follow 2.0k Followers

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#TurnYourNoseUp at factory pig farms! Watch the video, post a selfie & share with your friends! For more information, visit: https://t.co/HNeUhjrHJb

Follow 9.6k Followers

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Climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, governance, finance, business, economics. Tweet/Like ≠ endorsement. Tweets by @lauraleedooley

Follow 136.3k 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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Studying, promoting, and creating healthy and productive landscapes for people, food and nature.

Follow 14.2k 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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News and comment on the world's most important environmental stories

Follow 407.3k Followers

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The 501(c)(3) non-profit accelerating the science of #cellularagriculture to reinvent the way we make animal products - without animals. Tweets by @erinheejoon

Follow 3.7k Followers

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Follow 569.7k Followers

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Natural Resources Defense Council | The Earth's Best Defense

Follow 247.6k Followers