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Food, Inc.

In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing in true muckraker fashion, the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American. It features interviews with such experts as Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto) along with forward thinking social entrepreneurs like Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin and Stonyfield Farms’s President and CEO and SVN member, Gary Hirshberg.

Food, Inc. is now being shown in the US and in Canada. For showtimes and ticket information click here.

July 9, 2009 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Working Within the System to Change It

“This is our time. This is the time to change,” said Sheryl O’Loughlin, CEO of Nest Naturals during the “To Sell of Not to Sell” panel Friday afternoon.

The panel – comprised of natural food innovators Gary Hirshberg, CEO of Stonyfield Farm, Seth Goldman, co-founder of Honest Tea and Sheryl O’Loughlin, and moderated by Terry Moliner of Stakeholders Capital, Inc. – emphasized one message: Socially-conscious businesses must work within the system in order to change the system.

Continue Reading April 24, 2009 at 9:39 pm Leave a comment

Vote for an SVN member for a Social Enterprise Award!

SVN members nominated by BusinessWeek

Help an SVN-er win a Business Week Social Entrepreneurship Award

Business Week Magazine is now conducting an online vote for its Social Entrepreneurship Awards and four out of the 25 nominees are led by SVN members! We encourage you to click here to check out the finalists, then click here to vote for your favorite. No email entry or other registration is required, and voting takes only about ten seconds. Several of the finalists are SVN members, including:

  • Impact Makers: a profit- and performance-driven competitive social venture that directs all profits directly to its charity partner (RxPartnership, which provides free pharmaceuticals to uninsured medical patients)
  • CleanFish: he company connects small-scale fish suppliers with distributors to get sustainable seafood to restaurant kitchens and supermarkets, in an effort build a market for sustainable aquaculture and wild fishing that doesn’t damage the environment
  • IceStone: recycled residential and commercial surface materials by removing waste from the production stream
  • Revolution Foods: deliver nutritious and healthy lunches to more than 20,000 lunches to more than 100 schools in the Bay Area and Los Angeles
  • Stonyfield Farm: all natural and organic yogurt

Support an SVN member and vote today!

April 13, 2009 at 8:48 pm Leave a comment


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