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1. Submit Your Short Film To Third Annual Real Food Films Contest

Calling all food system game-changers! Real Food Films is accepting short video submissions for its 3rd annual contest. You could win $5k plus a film debut.

2. AccelFoods Raises $20 Million Fund to Back Packaged Food and Beverage StartupsWall Street Journal

Its first six investments from the new fund, Wandering Bear, Nona Lim, Tea Drops, Il Morso, Purely Pinole and Crunchsters, join the accelerator’s fourth cohort.

3. Food Incubator Brooklyn Foodworks Opens in Former Pfizer PlantNew York Business Journal

The 10k square food kitchen and culinary incubator space will hold 100 food businesses and has 40 members so far.

4. Kravis Joins Demi Moore, John Legend in Backing Organic-Food StartupBloomberg

E-commerce site Thrive Market raised a $20M convertible-note round.

5. Coming To a Metro Station Near You: Grocery DeliveryWashington Post

The DC Metro and Peapod are partnering to allow customers to pick up online grocery orders at their nearest Metro station.

6. Rocket Internet Sells Food Startups In Spain, Italy, Brazil, Mexico For $140M To Just EatTechCrunch

E-commerce is a game of thin margins and massive scale, and there are clues that Rocket is selling these startups at a loss.

7. The Endangered Female FarmerSwitchboard

The last 40 years have seen little progress in female farm ownership–and potentially some serious backsliding.

8. What You Need to Know About the Corporate Shift to Cage-Free EggsCivil Eats

Bowing to consumer demand, more than 35 food companies have pledged to go cage-free with more almost certainly on the way.

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