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Change Food’s vision is to help shift the U.S. food supply to a regional, sustainable food system where healthy, nutritious food is accessible to all. Change Food’s mission is to help individuals change the way they eat by raising public awareness and educating consumers about problems with the U.S. food system. It highlights what can and is being done to dismantle the ill effects of industrial agriculture as well as promoting sustainable solutions so that all people have access to healthy, nutritious food. Goals of the program are to:
- Develop and implement creative projects that raise awareness and educate individuals about various aspects of the sustainable food and farming movement, as well as highlight problems with industrial agriculture and promote possible solutions
- Inspire and invigorate the sustainable food movement
- Reach beyond the already converted to a broader audience
The GRACE Communications Foundation (GCF) highlights the interconnections of food, water and energy, educating consumers, advocates and policy makers through web-based initiatives like the Ecocentric blog, Eat Well Guide, The Meatrix, Sustainable Table, the Network for New Energy Choices and H20 Conserve. GCF also partners with the Monday Campaigns (Meatless Monday, Healthy Monday and Kids Cook Monday) which, in association with leading schools of public health, advocate for healthier choices through a weekly prompt to start and sustain healthy behaviors, offering individuals and organizations fun and easy ways to participate every Monday.
Risk Economics (RiskEcon®) provides advisory services that apply rigorous analytics to large-scale real world geopolitical and socio-economic issues relating to demographics and macroeconomics. The firm’s expertise includes domains within finance, regulation, political risk, commerce and consumer behavior, labor, housing, immigration, global population, resource allocation environment, health and aging.
The Cleaver Co. was born 30 years ago out of Mary Cleaver’s conviction that the best foods are grown, tended, and harvested within a day’s drive of your table. Mary Cleaver is a pioneer in the sustainable food movement and The Cleaver Co. is New York City’s preeminent green caterer. Located in the Chelsea Market—and replete with an intimate organic eatery, The Green Table—The Cleaver Co. produces a wide range of events, each one highlighting the best offerings of the region and the season.
Applegate asks, what if you weren’t afraid to read the ingredients on a hot dog package? Or better yet, what if you weren’t afraid to know where the meat in your hot dog came from? These questions were the inspiration behind Applegate.
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company’s motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement.
At Apple & Eve 100% pure juice is what we’re all about. For over 40 years we have been crafting juice with only the good stuff; no added sugars or artificial sweeteners allowed. You know it when you taste it, when every sip says, “This is the juice, the whole juice, and nothing but the juice.”
The Cooking Light brand is uniquely positioned at the intersection of great-tasting food and healthfulness, serving a vital and growing consumer need. In addition to the magazine, our trusted content is delivered via our web site, across all tablet devices, through the award-winning Cooking Light Quick and Healthy Menu Maker app, portfolio of cookbooks and on social media platforms. Consumers turn to the Cooking Light brand for inspiration and variety; simplicity and convenience; and easy-to-execute strategies to get it all done. They know if it’s in Cooking Light it will be fast, easy, healthy and most importantly, delicious.
Mary’s Gone Crackers® makes certified organic, non-GMO and gluten free food because we want to awaken the world to the value of healthy eating. Wholesome food enables people to connect to their best selves for a nourished world. Our delicious crackers, cookies and pretzels are certified vegan and kosher too.
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day® household products provide an effective alternative for people who are concerned about the environmental effects of conventional cleaning products. Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day® believes in a better way to get a good clean. Chock full of plant-derived ingredients and essential oils, our household cleaning products are powerful against dirt and grime. Our garden-fresh scents uplift your mood while adding a little spring to your step.
Organic Valley is a farmer-owned cooperative representing 1,700+ organic farmers in 35 states and Canada. Focused on saving family farms, the co-op uses a regional model, so that milk is produced, bottled and distributed right in the region where it is farmed to ensure fewer miles from farm to table and to support our local economies.
Founded in 2007 by Georgetown University graduates Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman and Nathaniel Ru, sweetgreen has become a favorite not only for its delicious and healthy food, but also for its commitment to local farmers, the community, sustainability, and outstanding company culture. sweetgreen was born from the belief that the community would benefit from a healthy, delicious, and eco-friendly dining option.