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5 Actions to Reboot Food Retail

5 Actions to Reboot Food Retail Errol Schweiser Food + Tech Connect This is a guest post by Errol Schweizer, Host of The Checkout Podcast, Co-Founder, Board Member For Natural Products Retail and CPG, Writer at Forbes.com and Former Whole Foods VP of Grocery. Covid-19 is the first real stress test that our food system [...]

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Feeding the Future: Redefining the Student Dining Experience in Austin, Texas

Feeding the Future: Redefining the Student Dining Experience in Austin, Texas Lindsey Bradley Green Schools National Network What comes to mind when you think of food in school? For many of us, our perceptions reflect childhood memories or misconceptions. Today, school districts across the country are shifting their efforts to innovate the student dining experience, [...]

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Alameda County Passes Resolution Bringing “Good Food” to Correctional Facilities

Alameda County Passes Resolution Bringing “Good Food” to Correctional Facilities Contact: Katie Ettman, SPUR kettman@spur.org Alameda County, Calif. (January 26, 2021) — Jail food is notoriously terrible. A recent report by Oakland-based nonprofit Impact Justice exposed how millions of people in the prison system are subjected to undernourishment, fed an unhealthy diet linked to diet-related [...]

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3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021

3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021 Errol Schweizer Forbes Welcome to 2021. As former V.P. of Grocery at Whole Foods, I helped roll out the trend forecasting “trend” several years ago and I love how it’s been picked up and improved by more retailers and industry heavyweights. Retail buyers know their stuff, and [...]

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Honoring Our 2020 Good Food Heroes: The Essential Workers of the Food System

Honoring Our 2020 Good Food Heroes: The Essential Workers of the Food System Food Day has always been a time for reflection and appreciation; it is a time to recognize and celebrate our outstanding community partners who commit themselves to building equitable and sustainable food systems. It was started decades ago as a way to raise awareness about the [...]

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The Checkout Ep. 9: Alexa Delwiche, Center for Good Food Purchasing

Episode 9: Alexa Delwiche, Center for Good Food Purchasing Errol Schweizer The Checkout “This work has always been about system change.” Alexa Delwiche is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Good Food Purchasing, which co-created and manages the Good Food Purchasing Program. GFPP works closely with public institutions, unions, community groups and [...]

By |October 3rd, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|Comments Off on The Checkout Ep. 9: Alexa Delwiche, Center for Good Food Purchasing