Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition

Oct 21, 2019

Why Nonprofits Should Leverage a Cloud Financial Management Solution to Simplify Financial Processes for Growth

Growth is good for nonprofits because it means expanding the reach of your mission goals. But with growth comes more complex finances which can bog down your team and reduce capacity. Kim Grider from the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma talks about how implementing a cloud-based financial management system has helped free up time and resources, saved them money, and helped increase their mission work.

Apr 2, 2018

Knowing Your Soil: Local Cafes Leverage a National Network to Tackle Hunger

One World, Everybody Eats (OWEE) is an example of knowledge sharing and empowerment among a network of similar nonprofit organizations. Community cafes start with a well-tested framework and supportive network of established cafes in order to create a unique version of the OWEE model in their community.

Apr 2, 2018

Champions for Changing a Challenging Conversation

The Cornell Alliance for Science is a global initiative that seeks to positively change the international conversation around agricultural biotechnology and put science at the forefront of policies affecting its use.

Apr 2, 2018

A Fresh Way to Fresh Food

Sometimes, all you need is an altruistic calling and a non-conformist attitude to accomplish impressive things in the nonprofit world.

Apr 2, 2018

Get Mad, Make Change

While nonprofits are often relegated to "playing nice", Farm to Fork Meat Riot believes that if you're going to be a catalyst, you have to be willing to start a riot.

Apr 2, 2018

Investing in Healthy School Meals

As the state’s oldest and largest volunteer organization advocating for children, the health and wellness of children has always been one of the North Carolina PTA's most important priorities.

Apr 2, 2018

Rethinking rice: how a collaborative approach to fortification can reduce malnutrition in Myanmar

Much of PATH’s success can be attributed to their commitment to sustainable partnerships. PATH’s work to convene stakeholders and to leverage collective knowledge has led to an innovative product that can fit into Myanmar’s changing health landscape.

Apr 2, 2018

A Simple Approach to Hunger

Please enjoy this feature from our archives that originally published in February 2016. With a clearly focused mission, goal, and strategy, Masbia has been able to provide a safe and respectful space for those who are hungry since 2003. While their goal is to continue to feed more people each day, they have brought awareness to the lack of dignity and empathy those in poverty may face each day and they remain honest to themselves and those who take a seat in their restaurants.

Feb 1, 2016

A Simple Approach to Hunger

With a clearly focused mission, goal, and strategy, Masbia has been able to provide a safe and respectful space for those who are hungry since 2003. While their goal is to continue to feed more people each day, they have brought awareness to the lack of dignity and empathy those in poverty may face each day and they remain honest to themselves and those who take a seat in their restaurants.

Feb 1, 2016

Local Farms, Local Food, and Conservation in North Carolina

The Triangle Land Conservancy safeguards clean water, protects natural habitats, supports local farms and food, and connects people with nature through land protection and stewardship. They have created a positive feedback loop in the Triangle: improved food access generates economic activity that strengthens local businesses, providing increased opportunities for participation in the regional food system.