June 26, 2020

Building a better, stronger and more resilient food system.

Over the last few years we have come to recognize that the federal government plays an important role in food and agriculture policy, and the future of our food system. Given this, we wanted to share our perspective on how Congress can use the next coronavirus economic relief bill to make smart, targeted investments that will reinforce the resilience of the food and agriculture supply chain and support a critical anchor of the U.S. economy.
June 18, 2020

Congratulations to our World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers 2020

S2G is excited to support three companies that were recognized as 2020 Technology Pioneers by the World Economic Forum.  Congratulations to the teams at Trace Genomics, […]
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?
October 11, 2019

Shenandoah Growers opens new organic indoor farms

… Shenandoah Growers will now grow, pack and ship locally grown organic produce from its indoor farms to its customers in the Mid-Atlantic region year-round … read […]
October 11, 2019

Only 3% of agri-food tech investment dollars go to female-founded companies, study says

… Companies with only female founders in agriculture and food tech receive only 7% of investment deals, representing just 3% of all dollars, according to a […]
September 28, 2019

Bankrolling start-ups: What are investors looking for in alternative proteins?

… Significant investment is required to get innovative protein start-ups off the ground. So what are investors looking for when deciding to bankroll new talent? And […]
September 5, 2019

Canadian plant cell tech start-up Terramera raises $45m

…The start-up behind technology that could sharply reduce the amount of plant pesticides as well as enhance the effectiveness of natural and organic crop protection has […]
September 5, 2019

Deal offers lift-off for vertical farming company Intelligent Growth Solutions

… Intelligent Growth Solutions has designed vertical farming systems, lower energy lighting for indoor growing and a range of software to monitor how plants grow … […]
September 5, 2019

Farming is the world’s most important career — that’s why it needs a new image

… It seems to me that what’s needed is a rebrand of sorts — a concerted effort to separate myth from fact and promote the potential […]