Turning Tomato Peels and Eggshells Into Tires

Posted on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by

Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a technology for incorporating food waste into rubber. (Kenneth Chamberlain, courtesy of Ohio State University) Back when she lived in California, Katrina Cornish found herself wondering about those open trucks she saw carrying big loads of ripe tomatoes. Why, she thought, weren’t the tomatoes on the […]

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20 Food Leaders Under 40

Posted on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by

Here are 20 emerging and established changemakers under 40 years old, who are already shaping the future of our global and local food systems. 1. Aviva Paley Believing that kitchens can be drivers of social and economic good in communities, Paley co-launched Kitchens for Good (KFG) in 2014 to combat food waste and hunger, while […]

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How to Feed the World Without Destroying the Planet

Posted on Friday, March 31st, 2017 by

By Cyrus Sutton Island Earth is the story of a young indigenous scientist’s journey through both sides of the GMO battle in Hawaii. Groomed to work for Monsanto, Cliff Kapono had a lot to consider over the past few years. His ancestral ways of farming fed a similar population than what inhabits the island […]

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30 Indigenous Crops for Food Security

Posted on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 by

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), just twelve crops provide 75 percent of the world’s food. Three of these crops, rice, maize, and wheat contribute to nearly 60 percent of the protein and calories obtained by humans from plants. Since the beginning of the 20th century, some 75 percent of plant genetic diversity […]

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How We Zero Waste

Posted on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 by

Learn how in.gredients does zero waste

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17 Champions of Food: Knocking Out Hunger and Raising Health

Posted on Friday, March 17th, 2017 by

From authors to chefs, business owners to activists, this list is a collection of change makers in every industry working to fix inequalities and problems in the food system all over the world. Their examples have inspired movements and changed minds. We hope their stories and work will inspire you as much as it […]

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This Former Fisherman Is Now Farming the Most Sustainable Food on Earth—Underwater

Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 by

Bren Smith (Patrick Mustain) [From the introduction by Lisa Holmes, president of the board of CitySeed and member of the board of GreenWave:] By designing a small-scale, affordable, and open-sourced solution to what often feels like an insurmountable challenge, Bren Smith gives us all the precious gift of possibility and hope. The co-founder and executive […]

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Composting is grounds for change on Alaska flights

Posted on Friday, February 17th, 2017 by

Posted on May 5, 2016 By Marianne Lindsey, Staff Writer Alaska Airlines serves up 37,000 cups of coffee a day on its more than 900 daily flights, brewed using more than 250,000 pounds of Starbucks coffee each year. Ensuring that those grounds go back into the earth and not into the trash is the goal of […]

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Federal Street School composting starts with a bang

Posted on Friday, February 17th, 2017 by

By TOM RELIHAN Recorder Staff Friday, November 18, 2016 GREENFIELD – Federal Street School fourth-grader Jayden Tyler tugged a pair of blue latex gloves on as he peered into a bright yellow bin in the cafeteria. Behind him, students munch happily on spaghetti and meatballs. For some, whose eyes may have been bigger than their […]

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Is This A Solution To The Food Waste Problem In The U.S.?

Posted on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 by

By Warren Cardinal Web Designer, Search Marketing Strategist Food waste is a serious problem in the United States, especially when there is technology in place that could drastically help with the problem. According to the USDA’s Economic Research Service, food waste is estimated to be between 30-40% of all food supply. This equates to about […]

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