From global famine to fast-food fat, from mad cows to depleted soil, the world’s most pressing problems of food require ingenious, practicable solutions. The brilliant and innovative contributors to Feeding the Future serve them up.
In this follow-up Ingenuity Project volume to their bestselling Fueling the Future, editors Andrew Heintzman and Evan Solomon have gathered together some of the world’s leading thinkers on food, including Kelly Brownell, Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé, Ian MacLachlan, Carl Safina, and David Wheeler. Their examples of ingenuity encompass emerging technologies, business models for sustainable food production, and solutions to the world’s obesity epidemic.
Andrew Heintzman is president and a co-founder of Investeco Capital, the first Canadian investment company focused exclusively on environmental sectors. He is also the Chair of the Premier’s Climate Change Advisory Panel for the Province of Ontario. He was co-editor of Fueling the Future: How the Battle Over Energy Is Changing Everything, Feeding the Future: From Fat to Famine, and Food and Fuel: Solutions for the Future, all published by House of Anansi Press. He sits on a number of corporate boards, including Lotek Wireless, Triton Logging, and Horizon Distributors. He is on the board of directors of the Tides Canada Foundation, and the Steering Committee of Sustainable Prosperity. Before Investeco, Andrew was a co-founder and publisher of Shift magazine. He lives in Toronto.Evan Solomon is the anchor of CBC’s national political show Power & Politics. He co-founded and was editor-in-chief of Shift magazine, and writes a monthly column for The Globe and Mail called "How They See It", and has worked as a journalist and writer for publications throughout North America and Asia, including The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Toronto Star and The South China Morning Post.