Food

Monthly report: May 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 156 influencers like AgFunder and Civil Eats, discussing hashtags such as #COVID19 , #GLFBonn2020 and #coronavirus.
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U.S. Agribusiness Takes Aim at Global Food Policy Reform

On May 3, 2020
@foodtank shared
RT @mjahi: "The magic of agroecology is the agility with which it is able to combine the cutting edge with the traditional,...adapting its approaches based on the needs of the farmers on the ground" https://t.co/Ys8aZCjurI via @foodtank
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U.S. agribusiness rejects food policy reform and a shift toward agroecology. But these changes can contribute to a transformation of the food system.

foodtank.com
On May 3, 2020
@foodtank shared
RT @mjahi: "The magic of agroecology is the agility with which it is able to combine the cutting edge with the traditional,...adapting its approaches based on the needs of the farmers on the ground" https://t.co/Ys8aZCjurI via @foodtank
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U.S. Agribusiness Takes Aim at Global Food Policy Reform

U.S. Agribusiness Takes Aim at Global Food Policy Reform

U.S. agribusiness rejects food policy reform and a shift toward agroecology. But these changes can contribute to a transformation of the food system.

Agrifood corporates turn to startups to hedge disruptions and get an edge on trends

On May 4, 2020
@AgFunder shared
Corporates turn to startups to hedge disruptions and get an edge on trends https://t.co/jxpAtGJr9v https://t.co/VUJgXSR3w7
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The Covid-19 crisis offers a stark warning of how vulnerable the food chain is to shocks, and underscores the value of corporations' engagement with startups to spur new agri-foodtech solutions.

agfundernews.com
On May 4, 2020
@AgFunder shared
Corporates turn to startups to hedge disruptions and get an edge on trends https://t.co/jxpAtGJr9v https://t.co/VUJgXSR3w7
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Agrifood corporates turn to startups to hedge disruptions and get an edge on trends

Agrifood corporates turn to startups to hedge disruptions and get an edge on trends

The Covid-19 crisis offers a stark warning of how vulnerable the food chain is to shocks, and underscores the value of corporations' engagement with startups to spur new agri-foodtech ...

How should agtech startups approach exits? 5 tips from AgTech:Acquired webinar

On May 6, 2020
@AgFunder shared
How should agtech startups approach exits? 5 tips from AgTech:Acquired webinar https://t.co/b317wHGFrB
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Agtech is about creating value for end users, whether farmers or other players along the value chain. Startups that stay laser-focused on their customers, in most cases, will succeed. But for companies that raise money, they must also focus on returns for their investors. ...

agfundernews.com
On May 6, 2020
@AgFunder shared
How should agtech startups approach exits? 5 tips from AgTech:Acquired webinar https://t.co/b317wHGFrB
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How should agtech startups approach exits? 5 tips from AgTech:Acquired webinar

How should agtech startups approach exits? 5 tips from AgTech:Acquired webinar

Agtech is about creating value for end users, whether farmers or other players along the value chain. Startups that stay laser-focused on their customers, in most cases, will succeed. But ...

Areas of Expertise

On May 26, 2020
@mwbloem shared
Areas of Expertise https://t.co/TNrwiulxgB
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Since 1996 the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future has addressed some of the most pressing issues in the food system, building on and further developing expertise in critical areas that have profound impact on public health, the environment, ecosystems and social justice. ...

clf.jhsph.edu
On May 26, 2020
@mwbloem shared
Areas of Expertise https://t.co/TNrwiulxgB
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Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise

Since 1996 the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future has addressed some of the most pressing issues in the food system, building on and further developing expertise in critical areas ...

8 Global Agri-Foodtech Startups Reimagining the Future of Food

On May 12, 2020
@AgFunder shared
8 Global Agri-Foodtech Startups Reimagining the Future of Food https://t.co/j4X0LYPY1J
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Maintaining a functioning global food chain has catapulted agri-foodtech to “essential” status. During the F&A Next virtual summit, eight agri-foodtech startups will showcase the latest innovations shaping the future of food.

agfundernews.com
On May 12, 2020
@AgFunder shared
8 Global Agri-Foodtech Startups Reimagining the Future of Food https://t.co/j4X0LYPY1J
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8 Global Agri-Foodtech Startups Reimagining the Future of Food

8 Global Agri-Foodtech Startups Reimagining the Future of Food

Maintaining a functioning global food chain has catapulted agri-foodtech to “essential” status. During the F&A Next virtual summit, eight agri-foodtech startups will showcase the latest ...

As Coronavirus Impacts Meat Supply, Can Local Producers Fill The Void?

On May 12, 2020
@FarmAid shared
@pmbrown1948 Great question, with many variables! A short answer: Yes, IF we rebuild the local/regional processing infrastructure we had before all this consolidation happened. Here's a recent story from New England that explains the challenges of meat processing here. https://t.co/lsi4g4L0JF
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The pandemic is already a boon for local livestock farmers. Now many hope it will also help level the economic playing field.

www.wgbh.org
On May 12, 2020
@FarmAid shared
@pmbrown1948 Great question, with many variables! A short answer: Yes, IF we rebuild the local/regional processing infrastructure we had before all this consolidation happened. Here's a recent story from New England that explains the challenges of meat processing here. https://t.co/lsi4g4L0JF
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As Coronavirus Impacts Meat Supply, Can Local Producers Fill The Void?

As Coronavirus Impacts Meat Supply, Can Local Producers Fill The Void?

The pandemic is already a boon for local livestock farmers. Now many hope it will also help level the economic playing field.

Episode 8: With Minette Batters

On May 15, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
Our latest podcast episode features @Minette_Batters who calls for agriculture to speak with one voice as we continue the fight for food standards and safeguards for UK farmers https://t.co/J0g4X9q2ob
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Episode 8: With Minette Batters

sustainablefoodtrust.org
On May 15, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
Our latest podcast episode features @Minette_Batters who calls for agriculture to speak with one voice as we continue the fight for food standards and safeguards for UK farmers https://t.co/J0g4X9q2ob
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The deep contradictions in our food system

On May 18, 2020
@the_ecologist shared
We must challenge the story we are told - that bigger farms, more machines, more chemicals and more air miles are the only way to feed ourselves. https://t.co/YVwHpFnXO5
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We must challenge the story we are told - that bigger farms, more machines, more chemicals and more air miles are the only way to feed ourselves.

theecologist.org
On May 18, 2020
@the_ecologist shared
We must challenge the story we are told - that bigger farms, more machines, more chemicals and more air miles are the only way to feed ourselves. https://t.co/YVwHpFnXO5
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The deep contradictions in our food system

The deep contradictions in our food system

We must challenge the story we are told - that bigger farms, more machines, more chemicals and more air miles are the only way to feed ourselves.

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

Follow 30.0k 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

Follow 605.6k 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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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'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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Where the conversation begins. Follow for breaking news, special reports, RTs of our journalists and more from https://t.co/YapuoqX0HS.

Follow 34.6M 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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Links, Ideas and Conversation from the TreeHugger hive mind, the latest in modern green.

Follow 357.7k 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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The Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food is an interdisciplinary research programme at @UniofOxford, @oxmartinschool. Director: Prof. Charles Godfray.

Follow 4.8k Followers

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Paulette Goddard Professor, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, & Public Health, New York University

Follow 143.8k 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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Non-profit explanatory & investigative journalism focused on food, agriculture, & environmental health in partnership with local & national media outlets.

Follow 23.9k Followers