June 1, 2020

Work to be done.

The past few months have been a reminder of the racial injustices in our nation. The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, and […]
May 29, 2020

American Farming Communities: Planting During a Pandemic

New technologies have the potential to improve farmer profitability through increased efficiency, higher yields, and long term cost savings. In addition, many technologies such as soil biology and chemistry analysis can help farmers adapt to the effects of climate change, improve soil health and reduce future environmental impacts. But is it enough, soon enough?
May 5, 2020

Announcing Where We Grow From Here – Our New Podcast

Where We Grow from Here offers perspectives and stories focused on innovation by those who are advancing the overall quality and sustainability of the food system. Featured guests include entrepreneurs, business leaders, industry experts, and policymakers offering their unique perspectives on building a food system designed for the 21st century and beyond.
April 29, 2020

New Report: Everyone Eats – The Future of Food in the Age of COVID

Our team spent the last three months researching and monitoring the coronavirus situation and trying to understand the impact on the food system. The research ranges from desktop research to monitoring news outlets and speaking to various experts. We spent time speaking with epidemiologists, healthcare professionals, farmers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other investors to gather insights and develop a perspective on the implications of COVID-19 on food and agriculture.
April 22, 2020

VCs Can Lead in the Response to Climate Change

The question of who is responsible for combating climate change is a loaded question, and one that has generated decades of debate among scientists, government, NGOs and the private sector. But the time for debate – and passing blame – has come and gone, we all need to step up and do our part. We have a unique opportunity to serve as a change agent by backing big, innovative thinking around climate solutions.
April 14, 2020

Everytable’s Fight for Food Justice

To bring true impact, we must build a stable, healthy and trustworthy food system for all people. This core belief is what makes us so passionate about our recent investment in Everytable - a food company with a powerful mission to make healthy food accessible to everyone. Learn more about how one LA based company is evolving at a critical moment and helping those in need.
April 7, 2020

S2G Ventures chief investment officer: ‘We’re in the iPod phase of plant protein’

..S2G has made investments across the protein space including: animal, plant-based, and cultivate meat. Its portfolio includes several startups across thse three areas including Beyond Meat, […]
April 6, 2020

Portfolio Company Response to COVID-19

Entrepreneurs are at the forefront of innovation, bringing new ideas and solutions to solve some of the biggest challenges we face as a society - reversing agriculture's contribution to climate change, meeting the growing demands for food in a world affected by climate change, and combating chronic disease and rising healthcare costs by bringing healthier food to more people. Now they are bringing out-of-the-box thinking to tackling hardships posed by coronavirus in the communities in which they serve.
April 3, 2020

Innovation in the Midst of COVID-19

While there are certainly many challenges ahead, we believe we have an important role to play in investing behind entrepreneurs that can solve today’s problems in a way that can have far-reaching positive impacts. Innovators in the food and agriculture industry have been working for decades on solutions that can lead not only to food security, but also to healthier people and a healthier planet.