food

Watersheds & Foodsheds: Climate Change’s Impact on the American West

More than 1 in 10 Americans get some, if not all, of their municipal water from the Colorado River Basin. It's drying up, putting our food and economy at grave risk.

Cities Around America Strive for Wellville

Improving the health of communities requires close collaboration between local governments, healthcare institutions, non-profit social services, advocacy groups, and ordinary citizens. Wellville is helping such collaborations flourish.

Crisp Fights Food Waste with Data

Worldwide, one-third of all food produced is thrown away, accounting for 8-10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Techonomy10 honoree Crisp was founded with the mission to reduce food waste through data.

How the Pandemic Set the Future of Food and e-commerce in Motion

Data, technology-driven segmentation, and speed of delivery will continue to determine success among the online food businesses

How Cold and Impersonal Should Grocery Shopping Get?

Tech companies are moving quickly towards grab and go shopping. But as clerks disappear, do we really want to lose the human touch as we do our rounds?

“Ghost Kitchens” Rise to Meet To-Go Demand

There's a new kind of restaurant where food gets cooked but not served. Such establishments may be the savior of the hard-hit industry. And they're giving all of us a wide range of at-home choices.

The Thriving Do-Not-Touch Economy

“Do Not Touch” is this year’s revenue battle cry. Proximity sensing, voice, NFC, 5G, sensors, and the cloud are just some of the enabling technologies that make it all possible.

“Progress towards sustainability is tragically slow”

AeroFarms operates the world’s largest vertical farming company. Founder David Rosenberg talks about the “circular economy” and how re-use and efficiency should drive the way we think about just about everything we do.

How Tech Helps Brazilian Agriculture Soar

Brazil is the second largest exporter of agricultural products globally. These Brazilian-led technological innovations are some of the most likely to increase productivity, and, in turn, secure a prosperous future for the world’s growing population.

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