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Hacking Food – Silicon Valley’s Sustainable Food Festival
July 13, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
An engaging and inspiring afternoon focusing on food! Interested in the hottest topics in the food industry? Want to get to know disruptive food entrepreneurs? Curious to try new food products?
Several small, midsize and large companies from the Bay Area will showcase their products and services through live demonstrations at their booths. Social entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists and everyone else interested in food is welcome to this unique event.
Come out to meet some amazing people and get inspired! These impact entrepreneurs are taking on some of the world’s biggest problems in the food sector in the most innovative ways.
3:30 PM: Social impact reception to network with like-minded members of our community
4:00 PM: Introductory remarks by ONE WORLD
Keynote – Opportunities and Challenges in Sustainable Food and Agriculture
Liz Carlisle, Lecturer, Stanford University
4:30 PM Panel discussion – Innovations in food production and distribution
Scott Saslow, Founder, ONE WORLD (moderator)
Renske Lynde, co-founder and Managing Director FS6
Dave Cooper, General Partner, Nourish Ventures
Christine Su, founder and CEO, Pasturemap
5:30 PM: Four workshop sessions
Dispelling the myths about sustainable food – Kevin Bayuk, owner, LIFT Economy
From Dormroom to Sharktank: An entrepreneur’s journey – Rose Wang, founder, Chirps Chirps
Going to Market for Food Entrepreneurs – Nicole DeMeo, Advisor & Maddie Edwards, Barnraiser
Investing in the Food Sector – Stay tuned!
6:15 PM: Closing reception: to mix & mingle with food entrepreneurs, food & beverage tastings and celebrate with our social impact community
Enjoy product samples and live demonstrations! We have an inspiring and growing group of social entrepreneurs that will staff booths, including
- Chirps Chirps
- Farming Hope
- Imperfect Produce
- NUMI Tea
- Renewal Mill
- Tiny Farms
- Wine + Moxxi
- additional social entrepreneurs will be announced soon