FS6 Newsletter - August 2020
FS6 is named a top accelerator program, CEO Caesaré Assad shares how technology can support our transition to the sixth food system, and Cohort 5's culminating forum event is almost here! Read on to learn how you can tune in to hear how these innovative entrepreneurs are transforming the food system.
FS6 Community News and Updates
Don't miss this Food Talk episode featuring Co-Founder of the Center for Good Food Purchasing, Paula Daniels. Listen to Paula dive into sustainable purchasing, the intersection between large institutions and the food chain, and the role policy change holds in strengthening communities.
Expanding to Seattle, MilkRun continues to climb. Get a taste of what of Founder Julia Niiro hopes the future holds for her farmer-friendly, direct-to-consumer model.
Renewal Mill's upcycled okara flour not only benefits the earth, but also has become a popular alternative to traditional flours as inspired by initial pandemic-driven supply chain shifts. Take a look as some other alternatives here.
The Chef Ann Foundation recently launched an overhaul of their websites! They’ve got updated tools and content for school food professionals and healthy food advocates alike. Learn why scratch cooking in schools is so important, dive into COVID-19 resources, and more.
Congratulations to FluroSat for being named one of eleven finalists for the Future Food Asia Award 2020! In other exciting news, Gabriel Wilmoth- industry expert and investor- has joined the board of directors. Welcome, Gabriel!
Hawaii Fish Company is leveraging aquaponics and aquaculture to strengthen Hawaii's local food production. Learn more about their impact in this feature in Fish Farming News!
FS6 is a nonprofit based in the San Francisco Bay Area whose mission is to support impact-driven entrepreneurs as they transform how we grow, produce, and distribute food. The organization runs a comprehensive accelerator program that mentors entrepreneurs by coaching them through a wide range of business and organizational needs. FS6 also works to educate stakeholders on the unique capital needs as it relates to redefining the food system.
Learn more about our program offerings and how to apply here.
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