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Business Opportunities in Sustainable Food

In all the sustainable industries, none perhaps present such ubiquitous opportunities for entrepreneurs as sustainable food. Clean tech, green building and alternative transportation…

Food vs Biofuels with Limited Land

Hawai’i’s agricultural system makes an interesting case study in the debate of food versus fuel in agricultural lands. Hawai’i has a tropical climate…
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Barilla and The National Journal Host the “Healthy Food, Healthy Planet” Summit

The Healthy Food, Healthy Planet summit, hosted by The National Journal and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, brought together speakers and…

Video Interview: Who Grows Your Food?

One of the fundamental failures of market economies is their wrongful assumption that all members enjoy equal access to information.  Suppose we can…
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Video Interview: Connecting Food with Health

Among the greatest challenges of our generation are water, food, and energy.  Food is almost an offshoot of the other two because so…
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Bi-Rite Market Poster Child for How to do “Small Food”

U.S. grocery retailers are looking to Sam Mogannam, owner of Bi-Rite Market in San Francisco’s Mission District, to stay up to speed on…
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Video Interview: Teaching your Tongue to Love Healthy Food

Sustainability starts with personal health, and the love of healthy food can be learned. That is good news for a nation trending towards…

Real Time Farms Crowd-Sources to Map U.S. Food System

Founded by Karl and Cara Rosaen, Real Time Farms (RTF) is a new crowd-sourcing online food guide that is every foodie’s dream, acting…
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Video Interview: Is Costco to Blame for Food Deserts?

The 25,000 residents of the West Oakland urban neighborhood spend $58 million on groceries per year.  Yet for most residents the nearest fresh…

Video Interview: Closing the Loop on Food Packaging

Waste from food packaging is a tough sustainability nut to crack.  The materials are often contaminated and therefore difficult to recycle, and return-logistics…
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Video Interview: The Future of Fish

Over 85% of global fisheries are at limit or exploited.  What can be done to reverse this trend and drive a sustainable fish…
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Video Interview: Oakland Market Feeds Bodies and Souls

Imagine living in a low-income neighborhood, not owning a car, and the closest grocery market that sells fresh fruits and vegetables is 5…
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The Gates Foundation Invests in GMO Research in Africa

The Gates Foundation is normally known for its work eradicating malaria and polio through innovative methods. Recently however, it has joined hands with…
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Bon Appétit Management Company Reduces GHG Emissions from Food Waste

The Bon Appétit Management Company is the nation’s leading sustainable dining services. They are an onsite restaurant company that provides café and catering services to…
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Subway Introduces Eco-Restaurants

Subway has long been touted as the ‘healthier’ fast food option due to its comparatively higher use of fresh ingredients. They have also set themselves…