Lisa Spicka, Associate Director of SFTA, and I just got back from a fabulous week in Minneapolis-St. Paul talking with retailers at the 2018 INFRA Conference and the National Co+op Grocers (NCG) Co+nvergence Conference.
We're excited to share a new packaging quick guide we've developed with our partner Trayak, as well as an upcoming opportunity to work with Trayak at an exclusively discounted rate as they develop two case studies for our industry.
As part of our ROOTED Community, the Climate Collaborative and committed companies work each month to explore ways to improve farmer training practices, methods for quantifying carbon soil sequestration, and how to market these activities to consumers and other stakeholders. For information on how to join, email email@example.com.
Lotus Foods co-founders Caryl Levine and Ken Lee are committed to changing the way rice is grown around the world. In their efforts to do so, they are proving that reducing methane emissions can work hand-in-hand with increased farmer livelihoods, reductions in water usage and empowerment for women.
Glens’ Garden Market has climate action in its DNA. Founder Danielle Vogel created the Washington, D.C.-based store after leaving a career working on climate change legislation in the U.S. Senate. “Glen’s exists to make climate change progress – one bite at a time – by serving Good Food from close by, and growing relationships with partners, who treat their land, their animals and their ingredients with respect,” says Vogel.
We are excited to announce the rollout of a new Climate Collaborative action group, Retailer Climate Action Progress (ReCAP) Community, to support retailers who want to deepen and expand their climate action efforts. Through virtual monthly gatherings, we will help natural products retailers explore their unique climate challenges and opportunities and create new pathways to meaningful action.