Isha Datar on stage, arm extended, mouth open in mid-sentence. Big, red, lit up letters spelling TED are in the background.

New Harvest Executive Director Isha Datar explains how cultured meat can disrupt animal agriculture AND create a more just, democratic food system.

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December 2, 2021

Donate this December and Your Gift Will Be Matched

This month, Spectrum Impact is matching all gifts up to a total of $125,000. Double your impact and match your gift today!

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November 30, 2021

6 Takeaways from our Year-in-Review Call

Yesterday, New Harvest held our second annual year-in-review call, a tradition started last year to catch up with donors and community members and field questions over Zoom. Thank you to all 80+ community members who zoomed in from around the world, from New Zealand to Budapest!

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November 23, 2021

We’re an Animal Charity Evaluators Standout Charity

We’re so excited to announce that we’re one of a handful of charities recommended by the Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) this year!  ACE is an independent research organization that assesses the effectiveness and impact of nonprofits working to improve the lives of animals. Since 2014, ACE has reviewed more than 500 charities to determine their […]

October 20, 2021

Our land acknowledgment: A developing practice

At New Harvest, we take seriously our responsibility to reflect on the history and legacy of colonialism, to situate ourselves within it, and to chart a way forward to dismantle ongoing settler-colonial practices.  As a starting place for this work, we’re in the process of developing a land acknowledgment. Rather than a token, inert gesture, […]

October 12, 2021

New Harvest publishes cell ag’s first safety paper

An unprecedented example of collective action, 50 leading companies shared previously unpublished details about their manufacturing process with New Harvest to inform safety recommendations for cell-cultured meat and seafood.

September 29, 2021

Why We Don’t Sign NDAs

Impeding the flow of information misaligns with New Harvest’s role as a public charity.

September 16, 2021

Rethinking Our Grant Programs

With our new mission, New Harvest is taking our programming back to the lab.

September 8, 2021

Working at a Nonprofit Shouldn’t Mean Bad Pay, Even for Interns

Why we’re making our compensation philosophy public.

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July 29, 2021

Announcing New Harvest’s 2021 Grantees

In 2021, New Harvest welcomed 10 new grantees to our research community, bringing our total number of active researchers to 30. Here’s a sneak peak of what they’re working on.