OSC² News and Events

OSC2 at SoCap and Esca Bona

Headed to SoCap or Esca Bona this year?
Come see some of our OSC2 members in action!

SoCap Panels
Collaborating: A Coalition for Sustainable Food Systems
With Lara Dickinson/OSC2 and Jeanne Cloutier/Alter Eco Foods
Date: October 9, 2015
Time: 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: Fort Mason Center, BATS! Theater

The Soil Will Save Us: Carbon Sequestration and Building a Soil Fund
Date: October 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Fort Mason Center, 210C

Transportation fuels aren’t the biggest culprit in climate change; manufactured fertilizers, animal feedlot operations and Industrial Ag give off far more greenhouse gases.…

Compostable Packaging Coalition 2015 Internship

OSC2 is a collaboration of sustainable product founders and leaders committed to making a positive impact on our industry, people, and environment. Members include Numi Organic Tea, Alter Eco Foods, Cal Olive Ranch, Guayaki, Nutiva, Happy Family, 18 Rabbits, Big Tree Farms, and many others.

Mission:  Address the toughest sustainability problems facing our industry and our planet by building new regenerative business models and agricultural systems

The Compostable Packaging Coalition is our biggest initiative and is sponsored and supported by over 20 brands and partners.…

OSC2, Whole Foods and the Lexicon of Sustainability featured at SXSW Eco!

OSC2, Whole Foods Market and the Lexicon of Sustainability hosted a panel at Supply Side on Oct . 7 to a full house of attendees.  It is clear we are ready for new ways of thinking and new solutions on packaging.

Can Mission-Based Companies Change Big Industry?
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 @ SXSW Eco

Featured panelist:

700047  Ahmed Rahim / Numi Tea – Co-founder & CEO
700046  Errol Schweizer / Whole Foods Market – Exec Global Coord
706546  Lara Dickinson / OSC2 – Consultant
701867  Laura Howard-Gayeton  / The Lexicon of Sustainability – Exec Dir
700048  Mathieu Senard / Alter Eco – CEO & Co-founder

Summary
#ecopouch
Consumers are becoming more aware of where their food comes from, and the impact of their food purchases.

What’s New at 2014 Natural Products Expo West

The 34th annual Natural Products Expo drew a record crowd of over 67,000 attendees and first time exhibitors. This convention was crazy big and reminded me of the newly fashionable Steampunk, a movement of creativity and imagination with a backdrop of ancient foods and ingredients all reimagined for modern times.
Here’s a recap of the key trends and products.

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The National Gardening Association (NGA) Special Report: Garden to Table: A 5-Year Look at Food Gardening in America

The National Gardening Association (NGA) released a special report, Garden to Table:  A 5-Year Look at Food Gardening in America.  In this article the NGA examines the trends and analyzed the data around food gardening.  There is a food revolution taking place in America!  Countless communities, schools and families are growing more of their own food.

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