Our collaborative Initiatives approach problems pre-competitively and look at system-wide solutions. The broad perspective and diversity of partners helps solve intractable problems.
The Food Lab brings together actors in a specific food chain or region- often with seemingly different values or even competing goals- to create and implement solutions. Though our experience, extensive global networks and facilitation skills, we organize safe, creative spaces for collaborations to take root and engage implementation partners to turn ideas into action.
Join an Existing Collaboration
- Sustainable Vanilla Initiative aims to promote the long-term, stable supply of high quality, natural vanilla, produced in a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable way, benefitting all partners along the value chain.
- Guatemala Highland Value Chain Development Alliance brings together world-class expertise on sustainable agriculture, poverty alleviation and agribusiness with market demand and technical assistance to improve small-scale vegetable production and benefit rural communities in the region of Sololá, Guatemala.
- The Cool Farm Alliance was founded by the Food Lab and now an independent non-profit organization that builds standardized industry-wide sustainable agriculture tools and methods.
Start a New Collaboration
We are experts at building trusted partnerships, creating working relationships that foster innovative thinking and turning ideas into action.
To start a new pre-competitive collaboration in a food chain or sourcing region, contact Jill Rubin at [email protected]