The Sustainable Food Lab works with food companies and agricultural organizations at all stages, from leaders to those just beginning to adopt sustainability programs.
We examine how companies can contribute to the growth of regenerative agriculture to sustain the fertility and productivity of the land.
ICO Coffee Private Public Taskforce
The Food Lab facilitates a technical work stream for the ICO Coffee Private Public Taskforce, focused on achieving living income in the coffee sector.
The Trusted Advisor Partnership
Conceived in 2022 through a collaboration between the Food Lab, Dr. Abbey Wick, and North Dakota State University, the ...
Cool Soil Initiative
The Cool Soil Initiative (CSI), formed in 2018 with funding from Mars Petcare, Kellogg, and Food Agility CRC, Charles Sturt University ...
Cool Farm Alliance
We bring together farmers, NGOs, multinational food suppliers and retailers to promote agricultural practices that mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.
Soil Health Leadership Lab
Our network of organizations provides key technical and support services for row crop and livestock farmers to adopt cover crops and other soil health practices.
Living Income Community of Practice
Our Living Income project includes a network and toolkit for companies to help smallholder farms afford a decent standard of living and improve their outcomes.
Crop Diversification in the Corn Belt
We partner with food and beverage companies to leverage regenerative agriculture best practices like small grain crop rotation and cover crops in the Midwest.
Sustainable Vanilla Initiative
We support the socially, environmentally and economically sustainable production of vanilla through a collaborative project in Madagascar.