TOPIC: NOURISHMENT (46)
FarmPlate is a revolutionary online community that connects farmers, fishermen, foragers, food artisans, restaurants, markets, distributors and foodies everywhere. Search and explore our 40,000 business listings across the country. We make it fun and easy to find and enjoy real foods near you.
The Hunger Projecthttp://www.thp.org
The Hunger Project (THP) is a global, non-profit, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. In Africa, South Asia and Latin America, THP seeks to end hunger and poverty by empowering people to lead lives of self-reliance, meet their own basic needs and build better futures for their children.
ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures. Cofounded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE is nonpartisan and works closely with African activists and policy makers.
Not your average online trivia game. Freerice is an online educational game, that allows you to raise 10 grains of rice for every correct answer you choose. So far, it's raised enough to feed over 5 million people. The game is run by and supports the United Nations World Food Programme. Rice up against hunger!
Farmigo's mission is to enable households across the country to receive fresh, wholesome food direct from local farms and producers delivered direct to convenient pick-up locations. Farmigo provides an online marketplace for consumers to find, select, and receive fresh food. Through group buying dynamics and subscription pricing, consumers attain affordable prices for organic food. Each farm and producer listed in the marketplace receives an Internet based logistics management system to track harvest, packing, routes, and member payment.
GRACE Communications Foundation highlights the interconnections of food, water and energy, educating consumers, advocates and policy makers through our web-based initiatives: Sustainable Table, Eat Well Guide, The Meatrix, Network for New Energy Choices, H2O Conserve and the Ecocentric blog.
Organic Garden Projecthttp://www.organicgardenproject.com
Organic Garden Project exists to bring the community of local sustainable food producers together. OGP is a hub of information regarding urban farms and gardens that are already in existence as well as ideas for the future of local sustainable food production.
Good Eggs is a hub to bring people and food closer together. It’s a local food marketplace, a guide to eating well, and a set of tools to help local farmers & foodmakers sell direct.
We’ve just launched the pilot of our marketplace in a few neighborhoods in the Bay Area. Later in 2012 we’ll have a full launch in the Bay Area, and then we’ll start bringing Good Eggs to other cities in the country and around the world.
50/50 is a collaborative experiment. The platform supports dozens of digital challenges, each one created and run by passionate volunteers. As well as raising funds for famine aid, each project aims to engage a network of supporters to help spread the word. The brainchild of Good for Nothing andMade by Many, 50/50 is open to everyone. All funds go directly to UNICEF
The Eatery iPhone application is the easiest way to eat healthy. Spending just a few seconds before each meal to snap a photo and rate the food, you'll get a big-picture breakdown of your habits, including your strengths, weaknesses, and the best places to start making a change.
Kitchensurfing is a global marketplace for people that love connecting over delicious food. Our goal is to unify the intimacy of a dinner party with the ease of walking into restaurant: Whether it's a worry-free meal at home with a professional chef or an exotic dinner party in an extraordinary location—Kitchensurfing has you covered.
Sqirl subscribes to the philosophy that as far as fruit preservation goes, nothing beats tradition. Our jams, jellies and marmalades are made with produce from family-owned farms that practice sustainable, certified organic methods that are in close proximity1 to our kitchen in Los Angeles, California.
Emmy® and Tony® Award winning actor Hugh Jackman and native New Yorker and entrepreneur David Steingard have joined together to launch Laughing Man Worldwide, a line of coffees, teas and chocolates, that gives 100% of profits to charity with a focus on education across the globe, from funding school programs to teaching farming, vocational training and character building. Supporting a world free of misery and suffering both here and abroad, all proceeds from the specialty coffees, teas, and chocolates are put towards encouraging widespread job growth and personal ingenuity.