The Forager story
Better for people
Serial entrepreneur, David Stone, launched Forager in 2015 after concerns about his family's nutrition and health led him on a 3 month exploration of food systems around the world. Seeing the negative impacts of industrial food production and the complexity of sourcing local food provided a clear focus for Forager --- leverage digital technology to simplify local food procurement and expand access to fresh, nutritious food for all.
Better for the planet
Growing the local food economy is one of the most impactful ways we can reduce our carbon footprint, reduce water use, and keep our soil healthy. The $4.8T global food industry is dominated by 8 companies that control 80% of our food supply. Reckless use of pesticides, antibiotics, and fertilizers is wiping out our pollinators, destroying our soils, killing our oceans, and polluting our air. We’re here to help change that.