Food

Monthly report: October 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 156 influencers like AgFunder and Soil Association, discussing hashtags such as #Sustainability , #ZeroHunger and #agriculture.
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Our Dirty Secret: Soil is on the Endangered List

On Oct 29, 2018
@ICRAF shared
RT @SIFFInd: While modern #agriculture helped improve & #foodsecurity, its use of chemicals degraded #soilhealth. If current trends continue, then #soil - a complex ecosystem of microbes, minerals, decomposing organic matter, air and water - may be gone by 2050. https://t.co/575sJX2blp
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FoodShot Global has launched a $30 million investment platform to transform the food system, starting with sustainable soil.

foodtechconnect.com
On Oct 29, 2018
@ICRAF shared
RT @SIFFInd: While modern #agriculture helped improve & #foodsecurity, its use of chemicals degraded #soilhealth. If current trends continue, then #soil - a complex ecosystem of microbes, minerals, decomposing organic matter, air and water - may be gone by 2050. https://t.co/575sJX2blp
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Our Dirty Secret: Soil is on the Endangered List

FoodShot Global has launched a $30 million investment platform to transform the food system, starting with sustainable soil.

Sustainable Agriculture vs. Industrial Agriculture

On Oct 19, 2018
@mwbloem shared
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Learn how industrial agriculture compares to sustainable agriculture and its positive impacts on the environment, animals and people.

foodprint.org
On Oct 19, 2018
@mwbloem shared
https://t.co/6pMYPPushF
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Sustainable Agriculture vs. Industrial Agriculture

Learn how industrial agriculture compares to sustainable agriculture and its positive impacts on the environment, animals and people.

2018 Food Tank Summit (San Diego, CA): Growing the Food Movement

On Oct 15, 2018
@foodtank shared
"There is a special kind of guilt that comes with food waste.” [email protected], @nytimes at the NYC #FoodTank Summit. Join us next Nov 14th in San Diego: https://t.co/qGL5zu23BA. https://t.co/ZdLHB4gZdb
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The San Diego 1st Annual Food Tank Summit Wednesday, November 14 ***Hurry, this Summit will sell out!***  Food Tank, the Berry Good Food Foundation, the University of California's Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the San Diego Bay Food and Wine Festival are excited to announce the ...

www.eventbrite.com
On Oct 15, 2018
@foodtank shared
"There is a special kind of guilt that comes with food waste.” [email protected], @nytimes at the NYC #FoodTank Summit. Join us next Nov 14th in San Diego: https://t.co/qGL5zu23BA. https://t.co/ZdLHB4gZdb
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2018 Food Tank Summit (San Diego, CA): Growing the Food Movement

The San Diego 1st Annual Food Tank Summit Wednesday, November 14 ***Hurry, this Summit will sell out!***  Food Tank, the Berry Good Food Foundation, the University of California's ...

Food companies can make nutrition affordable to low-income consumers with a mix of tech and tradition

On Oct 27, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Food companies can make nutrition affordable to low-income consumers with a mix of tech and tradition #lowincome #PersonalFinance #affordability https://t.co/y7ZzzVAB0i https://t.co/6VhrFtMXQ5
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This report from the Institute for the Future and commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation makes specific recommendations about how to create better products for this group during the next decade.

www.fooddive.com
On Oct 27, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Food companies can make nutrition affordable to low-income consumers with a mix of tech and tradition #lowincome #PersonalFinance #affordability https://t.co/y7ZzzVAB0i https://t.co/6VhrFtMXQ5
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Food companies can make nutrition affordable to low-income consumers with a mix of tech and tradition

This report from the Institute for the Future and commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation makes specific recommendations about how to create better products for this group ...

How will California’s climate ambitions reshape food and agriculture?

On Oct 19, 2018
@CivilEats shared
RT @Salon: In the past few years, California has emerged as a global leader in tackling climate change through agricultural policy – via @CivilEats https://t.co/MJWbsRoHmJ
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Some experts say Gov. Jerry Brown’s pledge for a zero-emissions state won't be possible without a fundamental shift

www.salon.com
On Oct 19, 2018
@CivilEats shared
RT @Salon: In the past few years, California has emerged as a global leader in tackling climate change through agricultural policy – via @CivilEats https://t.co/MJWbsRoHmJ
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How will California’s climate ambitions reshape food and agriculture?

Some experts say Gov. Jerry Brown’s pledge for a zero-emissions state won't be possible without a fundamental shift

Farmers ‘must make rapid changes to prevent climate damage’

On Oct 9, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
Farming and food can be part of the climate change solution, rather than the problem, says @MollyMEP We agree and a move towards consuming less, but better meat, more organic farming and agroforestry could be the answer. https://t.co/EXiM1sEmI3
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Farming and food can be part of the climate change solution, rather than the problem, Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has said. Dr Scott Cato’s comments follow

www.fwi.co.uk
On Oct 9, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
Farming and food can be part of the climate change solution, rather than the problem, says @MollyMEP We agree and a move towards consuming less, but better meat, more organic farming and agroforestry could be the answer. https://t.co/EXiM1sEmI3
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Farmers ‘must make rapid changes to prevent climate damage’

Farming and food can be part of the climate change solution, rather than the problem, Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has said. Dr Scott Cato’s comments follow

Making Agriculture More Sustainable and Cost-Effective

On Oct 23, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Making Agriculture More Sustainable and Cost-Effective #Sustainability #economics #industrialag https://t.co/O8XJbW6iNM @RenewablesNews https://t.co/jbPMMvIcfe
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They've promoted agroforestry, which reduces deforestation through the preservation of trees, and conservation agriculture, which seeks to minimize the impact of farming on soil and biodiversity. Approaches to the Issue To make sustainable farming an accessible and economically viable ...

On Oct 23, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Making Agriculture More Sustainable and Cost-Effective #Sustainability #economics #industrialag https://t.co/O8XJbW6iNM @RenewablesNews https://t.co/jbPMMvIcfe
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Making Agriculture More Sustainable and Cost-Effective

They've promoted agroforestry, which reduces deforestation through the preservation of trees, and conservation agriculture, which seeks to minimize the impact of farming on soil and ...

Agriculture Bill is not the radical rethink we need

On Oct 2, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
If @michaelgove is willing to tweak the #AgricultureBill then public health should be recognised as a public good linked to #food & #farming. See https://t.co/rIJ5VptBKb for why the bill isn't the radical rethink that's needed. https://t.co/8AcCN3URRf
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What’s bad (or needs improvement) Overall, it’s not the radical rethink of food production that is desperately needed if the Government is serious about saving nature, restoring soil health and tackling climate change. There’s no mention of support for wildlife and climate-friendly ...

www.soilassociation.org
On Oct 2, 2018
@SoilAssociation shared
If @michaelgove is willing to tweak the #AgricultureBill then public health should be recognised as a public good linked to #food & #farming. See https://t.co/rIJ5VptBKb for why the bill isn't the radical rethink that's needed. https://t.co/8AcCN3URRf
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Agriculture Bill is not the radical rethink we need

What’s bad (or needs improvement) Overall, it’s not the radical rethink of food production that is desperately needed if the Government is serious about saving nature, restoring soil health ...

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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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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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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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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Share information, advice and views on farming and climate change in the UK.

Follow 18.6k 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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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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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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#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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@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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Good, clean, fair food for all.

Follow 526.6k 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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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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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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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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Links, Ideas and Conversation from the TreeHugger hive mind, the latest in modern green.

Follow 357.7k 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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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