In the food industry, we have a trade show called “Expo West.” It’s been happening for over 30 years, and it’s size is massive, with over 80,000 attendees and over 5,000 companies presenting. This year, many commented that “the show has lost its soul.” Others were totally and completely jazzed, a real bifurcation.
Our food system has a systemic, structural problem. In every problem, there is an enormous opportunity to create really smart systems that address the challenges we’re seeing.
A growing number of companies from Danone to General Mills are recognizing that the sustainability of their supply chain does not meet the needs of 21st century families.
Is it any wonder that our farmers are in crisis, that few from younger generations want to take over the farm?
As we reflect on Veterans Day this year, I can not help but think of my Grandmother. All four of her sons served our country, my dad and his three brothers, in Vietnam, Korea and during the Paris Peace Accord.
The tragic death of a teenager from food allergies delivers a poignant message on the importance of accurate food labeling.
It has been nine years since Emily died of a food allergy reaction. And her story is a testimony of love and courage that has inspired countless others.
Jacinda Ardern’s clarity, compassion and wisdom have been beyond measure. Her speech this week at the Christchurch Memorial came from a place of such deep understanding a simple wisdom: we belong to each other.
More than 80% of U.S. households purchase organic food or beverages on a regular basis, which is great, but that still only accounts for roughly 5% of total U.S. food and beverage sales.
A few years ago a group created a fun and engaging parody of Monsanto’s glyphosate from the music of the Beatles, “Yesterday.”