MBA FoodCon 2022
FoodCon is an annual conference that celebrates the food and agri-business community.
NC State Compost Facility Tour
Join us for a tour of the Compost Facility and Research Cooperative to learn about NC State's closed-loop organic waste management system.
VF Purpose-driven Business Speaker Series with Reggie Miller
BSC Associate, Hannah Stone, reflects on her interview with Reggie Miller, Global VP of Inclusion and Diversity at VF Corporation and shares how she learned that listening is the first step in building a purpose-driven company.
Graham Givens MBA’17: Leveraging the Power of the Supply Chain for a More Sustainable Future
Givens graduated from NC State with his MBA in supply chain management in 2017, and is now the Sustainability Manager at Foodbuy, North America’s largest food service procurement organization, where he manages corporate social responsibility reporting, compliance and development. In this interview, Givens recounts his unique experiences as an MBA supply chain student, and how he’s applied those experiences to his current profession and passion for improving sustainability across supply chains.
VF Purpose Driven Speaker Series Conversation with Roian Atwood
A student perspective on having the opportunity to have a conversation with Roian Atwood, the Director of Sustainability for Wrangler and Lee Brand Jeans.
Biobased economy created 4 million jobs, says USDA study from NC State & Duke
4 million jobs, and $369 billion, that's how much the BioBased economy contributed to the US economy in 2013 alone.
Water scarcity breeds innovation
Although a severe drought may seem like a plague, scarcity leads to incredible innovation. Out west and in water-scarce regions around the world, humans are developing ways of farming and living that do not allow a single drop of water to go to waste.
What does the California drought mean for NC?
Although North Carolina has an abundance of rain at the moment, growing populations and a changing climate has begun to cause fierce competition over fresh water resources. North Carolinians may soon need to learn from the water-saving ways being pioneered out west.
The Piedmont Farm Tour turns 20
This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Piedmont Farm Tour, an annual pilgrimage for thousands of local eaters seeking a deeper connection to the people and land that sustain them.
Could carbon farming help reverse climate change?
Abundance NC's third annual Climate Adaptation Conference was filled with stories of how innovative farmers are mitigating climate change by putting carbon back into the ground.