Eight Reasons to be Hopeful About the Future of our Food System

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Eight Reasons to be Hopeful About the Future of our Food System

Reprinted from BiomimicryInDesign Blog

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 2:30pm

In late summer, the ideas started pouring in from every corner of the world.

Thousands of designers, architects, biologists, engineers, students, nature-lovers, and big thinkers had answered the call to completely rethink our food system using design inspiration from nature. The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, hosted by the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, provided a platform for these global innovators to practice biomimicry in action, by applying it to one of the most urgent issues of our time – our broken food chain. It makes perfect sense – how are we going to create a healthier, more equitable, truly regenerative food system without learning from the natural ecosystems and organisms that are an inextricable part of it?

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Valerie Bennett
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Biomimicry Institute
Keywords: Ethical Production & Consumption | Biomimicry Global Design Challenge | Biomimicry Institute | Business & Trade | Environment & Climate Change | Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Food Politics | Health | Philanthropy | Ray C Anderson Foundation | Ray of Hope Prize