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20 February 2020
In 2018 and 2019, with the help of Karen Karp & Partners, four NYC-based anti-hunger organizations—New York Common Pantry (NYCP), Project Hospitality, St. John’s Bread and Life (SJBL) and West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH)—researched and launched a pilot collective purchasing program.
16 December 2019
“Who here is CEO or has an alternative leadership position in their company?” Karen Karp asked at the start of her panel, Money Where Our Mouths Are: Female Funding Gaps in Agri-Foodtech, at the first-ever Women in Food & Agriculture Summit in Amsterdam. From the 60 audience members, of which about 90 percent were women, a mere 10 raised their hands.
21 August 2019
This spring and early summer I attended several food events in Europe. The EAT Forum in Stockholm and Sangue na Guelra Lisbon offered different perspectives from the U.S. food conference circuit and from each other.
19 August 2019
By Ben Kerrick In late June, I had the pleasure of organizing and moderating panels at two back-to-back convenings: the Cultivating Change Summit, which seeks to elevate the work of LGBTQ agriculturists, and the Health Meets Food Conference, put on by the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine. For both panels, my “assignment” was to create...
Raising Meat
25 April 2019
by Christophe Hille On Monday, April 1st, KK&P had the pleasure of helping to bring together some 100 professionals from various fields associated with meat production and related sectors, for “Raising Meat,” a one-day conference co-produced with The New Food Economy. This conference was hosted at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, in College...
MAD Conference
17 September 2018
By Christophe Hille The Sixth MAD Symposium, subtitled “Mind the Gap,” ran August 26th and 27th in Copenhagen, and I had the great pleasure of attending the event and indulging in those two days of talking, thinking, and hospitality. The entity behind the event is MAD, an organization founded by the chef Rene Redzepi that...
Karen Karp discusses Women in Agriculture
New Food Economy Talks Bringing Women to the Ag-Tech Table
13 June 2018
KK&P is collaborating with The New Food Economy and the Food Studies Program at The New School University to host the East Coast premiere of the short documentary From Farms to Incubators: Telling the Stories of Women Entrepreneurs in Ag-Tech, followed by a conversation with filmmaker Amy Wu; Dr. Le Vuong, founder/CEO of The Redmelon Company, one of four entrepreneurs...
James Beard Foundation Meat Summit
3 May 2018
On March 5th, 2018, The James Beard Foundation (JBF) gathered a group of professionals from sectors directly and peripherally related to meat to discuss vital issues in California’s meat supply chain. This conversation was facilitated by Christophe Hille, Senior Consultant at Karen Karp & Partners and a long-time practitioner and advisor in sustainable food sourcing...
8 December 2016
“I imagine a day when we don’t have to state the obvious interconnection between food and health — that it just is.” The above statement was made by a participant at our November 2016 “Future of Food and Health” Salon, and catalyzed nearly four hours of discussion about innovation and interconnection to advance the vision...
14 July 2016
Karen Karp & Partners was featured in a recent Talk Business article about the Brightwater Culinary School in Bentonville, Northwest Arkansas, which will be opening in early 2017.  The culinary school will be housed in Bentonville’s 8th Street Market.In 2014,  KK&P completed a Food Assessment study which helped to inform the vision and curriculum at the new...
Karen Karp
13 June 2016
On June 21, 2016 at 11am, Karen Karp & Partners will host the Future of Food Philanthropy Webinar, the first in a series of future-oriented food conversations conceived and produced by Karen Karp. This free webinar will share the exclusive findings from an earlier Future of Food Philanthropy Salon, attended by industry thought leaders who discussed critical issues facing...