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Live from Natural Products Expo West 2018: The Esca Bona Story Stage

Video-Live from Natural Products Expo West 2018: The Esca Bona Story Stage

Find out what good food is all about and hear inspiring stories from a growing community of regenerative agriculturalists, conscious business leaders, disruptive entrepreneurs and dreamers.

Together, we will create a new food landscape for suppliers, manufacturers, brands, retailers, investors and consumers built on transparency, science, innovation and the rise of social entrepreneurship. Learn more at


12:30-12:35 p.m.

Adam Butler, The Butler Bros
Carlotta Mast, New Hope Network

12:35-12:45 p.m.
Art that Feeds

Justin Levy, Conscious Alliance 

12:45-12:55 p.m.
Eliminating Food Waste & Recovering Lost Dollars in the Food System

Patrick Bultema, FoodMaven
Walter Robb, Former Co-CEO Whole Foods Market
12:55-1:10 p.m.
Accelerating a Good Food Future

1:10-1:20 p.m.
Good Food Starts with Good Jobs

Scott Kucirek, OCHO Candy 

1:20-1:30 p.m.
Ending Hunger At Its Root

Judith Ackerman, Metro Caring

1:30-1:40 p.m.
Social Entrepreneurship: The Power of Business with Impact 

Mark Rampolla, Powerplant Ventures 

1:40-1:50 p.m.
Empowering Small Farmers from Seed to Shelf

Will Burke, Sol Simple

1:50-2 p.m.
Kernza® & the Promise of Perennial Agriculture

Rachel Stroer, The Land Institute 

2-2:30 p.m.
Closing Keynote 

Rose Marcario, Patagonia

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