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Annual Report 2019

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 150 influencers like AgFunder and Civil Eats, discussing hashtags such as #Organic , #regenerativeagriculture and #farming.
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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.

On May 21, 2019
@NewHarvestOrg shared
Become an expert in the future of food in an easy-to-read book covering everything in cellular agriculture @cellagritech #MayaForNH @indbio @SOSVvc https://t.co/GJVe5RQEyG
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GET YOUR CELLULAR AGRICULTURE EBOOK TODAY

Get your free cellular agriculture ebook and discover the future of food

On Nov 7, 2019
@AgFunder shared
Future Food: Who’s responsible for obesity? And why Futurist Jack Bobo is pro-tradition https://t.co/52R9ka072g https://t.co/c8t3qQP546
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Future Food: Who’s responsible for obesity? And when Futurist Jack Bobo is pro-tradition

"I'm very optimistic and excited about what the world will look like in 2050 but I think it is helpful though to think about where we've come from in order to think about where we're going,"

On Jun 13, 2019
@bioneers shared
Current innovations in technology are impactful to the future of food, and can revolutionize the way we grow food over the coming years. https://t.co/t6r6hNfZAE
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Opinion | Edible AI? The Future of Food is Up to Tech

Current innovations in technology are impactful to the future of food, and can revolutionize the way we grow food over the coming years.

On Aug 26, 2019
@AgFunder shared
Farming is the world’s most important career — that’s why it needs a new image https://t.co/ZtqTqluH79 https://t.co/K9BDODuF2V
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Farming is the world’s most important career — that’s why it needs a new image

Karn Manhas is founder and CEO of Terramera, an agbiotech startup focused on improving the sustainability of farming. Here he writes about the importance of promoting the farming industry ...

On Oct 2, 2019
@CivilEats shared
With a $100, you too can invest in regenerative agriculture https://t.co/YupwvMrjRK @lisaelaineh https://t.co/02VCZ41RcV
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With $100, You Too Can Invest in Regenerative Agriculture

Steward is putting capital into helping sustainable, small farms grow, while cultivating a new kind of farm investor.

On May 29, 2019
@foodtechconnect shared
Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Food and Farming https://t.co/QCLv0DmJ5N @CivilEats
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Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Food and Farming

We’ll be tracking the presidential candidates' policy positions and public statements so you don’t have to.

On Dec 3, 2019
@CivilEats shared
Our 2019 food and farming holiday book gift guide is here. https://t.co/4WL0RQYgFH https://t.co/2Fblfpd6Js
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Our 2019 Food and Farming Holiday Book Gift Guide

We read, reviewed, and recommend more than 30 food and farming books for your gift-giving pleasure.

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.

On May 18, 2019
@MITOpenAg shared
Alphabet X is exploring new ways to use AI in food production - MIT Technology Review https://t.co/gAF5YpdsEZ
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Exclusive: Alphabet X is exploring new ways to use AI in food production

Astro Teller says it’s thinking about how to pair machine learning with other technologies to revolutionize agriculture.

On Nov 22, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
We’re seeing the start of a widespread, international shift towards a diverse and sustainable protein offer. But are we seeing change at the speed needed? Read more in the new @Forum4theFuture report👇#thefutureoffood https://t.co/0ylXEGYA8k
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The Future of Food: are businesses on track to deliver a sustainable protein system by 2040?

Are businesses on track to deliver a sustainable protein system by 2040? Our latest report, The Future of Food, explores this question and reviews the current state of the market.

On Nov 14, 2019
@annalappe shared
RT @FoEint: #Agroecology now recognized as the transformative solution for a food system in crisis by experts at @UN_CFS. Years of joint struggle & building political power by movements in @CSM4CFS against false solutions made this possible. #FoodSovereignty NOW! https://t.co/JSESA9x61L
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Agroecology recognized as the transformative solution for a food system in crisis by experts at UN

Civil society from around the world successfully put agroecology on the agenda, as the truly innovative pathway to resolving multiple crises.

On Sep 3, 2019
@michaelpollan shared
RT @CivilEats: “A philosophy of ours is, ‘We grow health.' I mean that with the type of foods we grow, but also that we keep the land healthy. We protect water quality, we’re enhancing biological diversity, [and] we’re helping create healthy, vibrant living soils.” https://t.co/grCcCypOlw
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The Minnesota Farmers Who Helped Shape Organic Agriculture

Jim Riddle and Joyce Ford, founders of the International Organic Inspectors Association and long-time organic inspectors and teachers, live out their values at Blue Fruit Farm.

On Sep 16, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
Africa's soils are some of the most acutely degraded. But climate-smart techniques, such as the ones promoted by @FarmAfrica across Eastern Africa, can work to boost #soil fertility, and in turn drive productivity and sequester carbon. Read more --> https://t.co/C2irFCZqgp
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Farm Africa and climate-smart agriculture

Climate change is turning farmers’ lives upside down, but with technical and financial support, they could emerge as climate change heroes.

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.

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

Follow 29.5k 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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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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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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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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#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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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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Advancing solutions for a just & sustainable world. Join our Annual #Bioneers Conference: Oct 20-22, 2017.

Follow 21.3k 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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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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#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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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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The most comprehensive sustainable food and agriculture program in the nation located in food-forward Vermont

Follow 2.0k 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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@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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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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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