Food

Annual Report 2020

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 126 influencers like AgFunder and Farming First, discussing hashtags such as #farming , #soil and #climate.
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On Jan 17, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
Leighona Bernstein, @CropLifeIntl , explores how #agriculturalinnovation is helping Canadian farmer Jake Leguee combat #climate challenges on his 13,000-acre farm: https://t.co/Nt93gSjQtv
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Cover Crops, Canola and Climate Change – the Importance of Innovation for Sustainable Farming

Cover Crops, Canola and Climate Change – the Importance of Innovation for Sustainable Farming

Leighona Bernstein, Communications Manager at CropLife International, explores how agricultural innovation is helping Canadian farmer Jake Leguee combat climate challenges on his ...

On Jan 22, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
US think tank, Data for Progress, argues for overhaul of current profit-driven farm policy. Instead of rewarding farmers based on how much they produce, why not pay them for ecological services such as soil health or sequestering carbon? ---> https://t.co/WDV3iNTCXX
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The Latest Green New Deal for Farmers Would Restructure Everything About How They Make Money

The Latest Green New Deal for Farmers Would Restructure Everything About How They Make Money

"The current system is killing our soil, and farmers have hardly any incentives to do anything different."

On Jan 27, 2020
@annalappe shared
RT @realfoodmedia: "Eating is an ecological act, not an industrial, mechanical act... The problem is not farming, but industrial agriculture." Read the latest from @drvandanashiva on food, the problems w/ food tech, and how to heal our selves and our planet. https://t.co/KqwYwu9e6i
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Rewilding food, rewilding farming

Rewilding food, rewilding farming

Dr Vandana Shiva argues that agroecology holds the key to solving the climate and ecological crisis in a just and equitable way.

On Jan 9, 2020
@EarthShare shared
RT @xercessociety: When most people think about climate change, they likely think of CO2 emissions from cars or factories. But the way land is used and managed has a significant impact on #climate. Our very own Angela Laws shows how #landmanagement can combat #climatechange: https://t.co/iayWGM2iGF https://t.co/Vqc1I55tQk
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Climate News Roundup: IPCC Lands Report

Climate News Roundup: IPCC Lands Report

When most people think about climate change, they likely think of CO2 emissions from cars or factories. But the way land is used and managed has a significant impact on the climate.

On Jan 28, 2020
@CivilEats shared
The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, which represents agriculture's biggest trade groups, has gone from not mentioning the words "climate change" to promoting farmers' role in mitigating it. https://t.co/FxZ3JCxtyQ
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Can Big Ag Be Part of the Climate Solution?

Can Big Ag Be Part of the Climate Solution?

The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, which represents agriculture's biggest trade groups, has gone from not mentioning the words "climate change" to promoting farmers' role in mitigating ...

On Jan 1, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
Regenerative Agriculture’s Five Key Principles: 1. Minimize soil disturbance 2. Maximize crop diversity 3. Keep the soil covered 4. Maintain living roots year-round 5. Integrate livestock https://t.co/im64Pf0rc5
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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

What is Regenerative Agriculture?

Is "regenerative" the same as "organic?" How do you recognize regenerative agriculture products? How do you shop for them? We’re here to help.

On Jan 7, 2020
@ICRAF shared
#Blog| When pastures are not green in the eyes of the #youth ‘The future of ancestral lands does not only depend on the sustainability of #farming but also on the availability and capability of the next generation’ https://t.co/vWI7hm2vTS https://t.co/IpyhMtzHY0
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When pastures are not green in the eyes of the youth

When pastures are not green in the eyes of the youth

When pastures are not green in the eyes of the youth

On Jan 16, 2020
@AgFunder shared
2019 was a breakout year for alternative protein startups. What’s in store for 2020? https://t.co/dLmoz4kFHG https://t.co/1rlzoNZ05m
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2019 was a breakout year for alternative protein startups. What’s in store for 2020?

2019 was a breakout year for alternative protein startups. What’s in store for 2020?

Alternative proteins had a big year in 2019. But are they alternative or additional to traditional protein sources, ask F&A Next partners?

On Jan 9, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
@TheresaVilliers highlights the UK's world leading vision in tackling the twin climate and nature crisis in her presentation on the future of farming @OxfordFarming conference https://t.co/0ibtPoAO5m #farming #climatecrisis #agriculture #environment
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A vision for future farming

A vision for future farming

Theresa Villiers' speech to Oxford Farming Conference - January 8 2020

On Jan 3, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
The next decade is crucial for UK farming We want to help lead a 10-year transition to #agroecological farming that fights #climatechange, restores #wildlife and promotes healthy #diets - with the UK as a global climate leader > https://t.co/2koQJOaQ9h https://t.co/WupwZWyfyV
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The 2020s are coming - find out what is in store for farming over the next ten years

The 2020s are coming - find out what is in store for farming over the next ten years

As the country enters a new decade, Abi Kay and Lauren Dean set out the main issues farmers are likely to face in the 2020s. 

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

The fight for the future of food

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

On Jan 3, 2020
@SkollFoundation shared
B Corps are for-profit businesses that volunteer to be graded by the nonprofit B Lab, our very own Skoll awardee! We're proud of the work they're doing to ensure businesses meet the highest standards transparency & responsibility. https://t.co/misWgcUNGe @BCorporation
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B Corps are businesses committed to using their profit for good — these 14 are making some truly great products

B Corps are businesses committed to using their profit for good — these 14 are making some truly great products

B Corps commit themselves to get scored for their impact on everything from worker health to environmental impact.

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

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, ...

On Jan 9, 2020
@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 #soilfertility, and in turn drive productivity and sequester carbon. Read more --> https://t.co/C2irFCZqgp
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Farm Africa and climate-smart agriculture

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 Feb 6, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
The #EATLancet report was published 1 year ago. A key weakness was its failure to differentiate between livestock that are part of the problem, and those that are essential to #sustainable #farming systems. https://t.co/Fp07kAvEww
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EAT-Lancet report’s recommendations are at odds with sustainable food production

EAT-Lancet report’s recommendations are at odds with sustainable food production

EAT-Lancet report’s recommendations are at odds with sustainable food production

Top Influencers

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Foodtech/agtech VC on a mission to rapidly transform our food system. #agrifoodtech Industry news: @AgFunderNews Impact investment: @GROWAccelerator

Follow 30.0k 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 61.7k Followers

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Soil Association is the charity that digs deeper to transform the way we eat, farm & care for our natural world Mon-Fri 9-5 Twitter guide 👉 https://t.co/XkqJmdkH3O

Follow 103.5k Followers

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A global voice for the Sustainable Food Movement, founded by Patrick Holden. Working to accelerate the transition to more sustainable food and farming

Follow 28.0k Followers

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What’s your #FoodPrint? @FoodPrintOrg helps you learn how to shop, cook & eat sustainably to support a more sustainable food system. (Formerly @EatSustainable)

Follow 51.7k Followers

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Mom, advocate for justice and sustainability across the food chain, food mythbuster, author of Diet for a Hot Planet and more. Views are my own. @realfoodmedia

Follow 31.9k Followers

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Daily news about the U.S. food system. James Beard Publication of the Year. Support independent media: https://t.co/Zh4KxJePZA

Follow 109.1k Followers

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Author of How to Change Your Mind; Cooked; Food Rules; In Defense of Food; The Omnivore’s Dilemma; The Botany of Desire and Second Nature.

Follow 561.6k Followers

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is The Original Guide to Living Wisely, with practical info to help readers live more self-reliant, sustainable lives. #motherearthnews

Follow 68.2k Followers

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Connecting the power of people, workplaces & nonprofits for over 30 yrs to build a thriving future. $370M+ raised & invested in environmental progress to-date!

Follow 11.7k Followers

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World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a centre of science and development excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment.

Follow 68.3k Followers

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Creating free & open access resources to end the root causes of hunger.

Follow 19.2k Followers

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Driving large-scale change by investing in, connecting, & celebrating social entrepreneurs & innovators dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing problems

Follow 455.2k Followers

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The Ecologist - setting the environmental agenda since 1970. Environment, social justice, activism & ethical living. Now part of The Resurgence Trust charity.

Follow 140.2k 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 542.1k Followers

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UK registered charity 1183270, chaired by Lord Curry of Kirkharle, Farming & Food Futures Ltd works in thought leadership & knowledge exchange for UK agri food.

Follow 25.2k Followers

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Greenpeace exists because this fragile Earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.

Follow 1.9M Followers

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Director/Professor @JohnsHopkinsSPH @livablefuture #HIV/#AIDS; former GC @UNAIDS former @WFP #Nutrition; #climatechange #health #foodsystem #globalhealth

Follow 107.7k 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 8.0k Followers

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News for people who care about where their food comes from. #iamamodernfarmer

Follow 66.3k Followers