land & ladle
What is Land & Ladle?
Land & Ladle is a mission-driven organization focused on building and promoting a more sustainable, communal and equitable food system through education, marketing, community development and technology.
What We Care About
The future of our planet depends on sustainable food. Sustainable food innovations from alternative proteins and packaging to food waste reduction and products can help make our food system more sustainable and resilient.
Healthy food is a human right. Food has the power to uplift communities economically and socially, so we support innovative ways to ensure all people have the opportunity to eat healthfully and participate in the food economy.
Food brings people together. It can help foster understanding, teach traditions, celebrate culture and strengthen communities. We help people grow, harvest and eat food together through unique experiences.
Food is medicine. The link between mental and physical well being and food is clear, but research on personalized and functional foods is nascent. We aim to accelerate innovation and educate the public on food for betterment of human health.
What We Do
Marketing & Outreach
Community Building & Events
Where We Focus
Local focus for global impact
We are focusing our attention on the Sacramento and Yolo region because we believe that this region, with its proximity to farms, the farm-to-fork capitol: Sacramento and the top minds in food and agriculture from University of California at Davis, has all the ingredients to lead the way in building sustainable and equitable food systems. The Yolo and Sacramento region is primed to lead California. California historically leads the nation, which in turn leads the globe. So while we focus locally, we aim for a global impact.
A series of communal gatherings centered around good food in fun settings with a dash of art to feed the soul. This is a partnership with MightyGoodFoods and artist Bryce Vinokurov.
Cali Rice Fest Education & Cooking Demo Progamming
We are thrilled to be planning the educational programming and cooking demonstrations for the first-ever Cali Rice Fest on October 4-7, 2019. Feed your belly and your curiosity.
Food for The People & Planet: Food Waste Entrepreneurship Program
Development of a Food Waste Entrepreneurship program in partnership with UCANR, The VINE, UCD food waste experts.
Program creation and development for the Davis Food Co-op and Davis Farm to School 3rd Grade food field trip.
New Site Coming Soon
Stay tuned for our new site! We have lots of great news and programs to share. The site will feature events and content on sustainable, equitable and communal food.
We're going places, so please follow us...
Ways To Get Involved
Land & Ladle aims to highlight the great work of the advocates, pioneers, chefs, entrepreneurs, stewards, farmers and researchers making the world a better place, through sustainable and equitable food and agriculture. We are building community + content-based forums and gatherings offline and online to foster education, collaboration and innovation in sustainable agriculture, food and textiles. We can't do this alone and welcome your help, engagement and feedback.
Join the Land & Ladle Community + Get Updates on Gatherings and News
We're gathering a community (online + offline) that cares about our food system and believes healthy food is a human right. We're just getting started. Be an early L&L member & help us grow!
Grown with love in Davis, CA.