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19 Crowdfunded Food Innovations

From Shared Economy Meal Plans to Crowdsourced Pizza Apps

— March 24, 2015 — Top Lists
These crowdfunded food innovations range from meal-sharing web services to collaborative consumption apps that are designed to help shoppers find fresh and locally sourced produce in their neighborhood. In recent years, shared economy platforms and charitable organizations have fought to give food to the less fortunate and to establish fair wages for underpaid chefs.

In addition to these social business examples, crowdfunded products like eco planters and self-watering herb kits are changing the way we buy and consume food. Thanks to a recent shift in local and organic ingredients, the food industry has embraced fresh and healthy marketing. Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter is often at the forefront of innovations that encourage urban dwellers to grow their own produce while cutting their budget in half and practicing sustainable living.
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Meal Planning Platforms
Meal Planning Platforms
This Food Saving App Helps You Cut Down on Food Waste
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Craft Organic Nut Butters
Craft Organic Nut Butters
The Crowdfunded Natural Peanut Butter is Made With Love and Reggae Music
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Potato Salad Fundraisers
Potato Salad Fundraisers
Zack Danger Brown Exceeded His Goal For a $10 Potato Salad Kickstarter
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Potluck Planning Platforms
Potluck Planning Platforms
The Feastly Peer-to-Peer Sharing Community Organizes Dinner Parties
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Shared Economy Meal Plans
Shared Economy Meal Plans
Muchery Offers Home-Delivered Meals at an Affordable Price
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Empowering Culinary Education
Empowering Culinary Education
Knead-To-Feed is a Social Enterprise Specializing in Artisan Breads
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Meal-Sharing Services
Meal-Sharing Services
The Casserole Club Helps Share Portions of Homemade Food with Neighbors
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Crowdsourced Pizza Apps
Crowdsourced Pizza Apps
Domino's Pizza Mogul App Lets You Design a Pizza and Get Paid for It
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Unappealing Food Share Campaigns
Unappealing Food Share Campaigns
The #MealForShare Instagram Food Campaign Serves Up Better Eats
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Collaborative Consumption Apps
Collaborative Consumption Apps
The Ripe Near Me Local Food App Helps You Find Food Right Near You
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Mobile Meal-Sharing Communities
Mobile Meal-Sharing Communities
A Dinner Party App Brings Neighbors Together for Home-Cooked Food
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Plant-Based Meal Planners
Plant-Based Meal Planners
Lighter's Personalized Meal Plans Reject the Standard American Diet
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Healthful Meal Replacement Drinks
Healthful Meal Replacement Drinks
Superfood-Loaded Ambronite Packs Are Equivalent to a Full Meal
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Crowdfunded Local Food Platforms
Crowdfunded Local Food Platforms
Credibles Lets You Prepay for Food and Invest in Your Community
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Made-to-Order Organic Meals
Made-to-Order Organic Meals
'Farm to Fork' Specializes in Organic Home Food Deliveries
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Evolving Eateries
Evolving Eateries
This Pop Up Dining Service is in a Different Place Every Night With a New Menu
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Aquaponic Greenhouse Eateries
Aquaponic Greenhouse Eateries
This New Green Restaurant is Also an Environmental Incubator
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Self-Watering Herb Kits
Self-Watering Herb Kits
The Ecofarm Mini Herb Garden Self-Sustains Using a Built-In Fish Tank
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Composting Vertical Gardens
Composting Vertical Gardens
The Balkonton Garden Contains a Home Compost to Feed Organic Waste
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