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Food Equity - changing access to good nutrition

To change access to good nutrition by the food industry moving surplus foods from landfill destiny, feeding the needy while educating.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Scholars Of Sustenance Foundation

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small NGO (under 50 employees)

Website of Legally Registered Entity

Www.scholarsofsustenance.org

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • 1-3 years

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Cary

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

United States of America

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Chiang Mai

What country is your selected Place located in?

Thailand

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

Started NGO in Bangkok in 2016, opened in Phuket 2019. Thailand was selected to prove the concept and grow volume. 

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

The hospitality industry is growing and food waste is a big environmental and social challenge. 

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

131000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

The growth in the hospitality industry creates food waste and opportunities for nutritional optimization for the poor. 

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

We create minimum impact, easy-to-join solutions making redistribution of food waste better and cheaper than throwing it away. Convincing the stake holders in the good industry yields the largest gains avoiding landfill methane gasses and feeding the needy. 

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

Access to nutrition will change from money to proper need-based distribution. The food industry stakeholders will work closer together serving those unable to acquire good nutrition th no-cost surplus food, avoiding environmental impacts. . 

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

To be added

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Email

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Hi Bo H. Holmgreen 

We’ve developed this Pocket Guide to support you through the final days of wrapping up your submission.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1o8WGMus6-V8GywWdlNwmCpk7I1fMVzcQ/view

This will give you the most important bullet points to keep in mind to successfully submit your Vision.

Go ahead, review the check-list and final words of advice before the deadline.

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