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Could we grow all the food we need in our yards?

Posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 by

A few months ago, I worked on a small farm for a weekend. I spent one full day digging up potatoes and picking squash. By the end, I had around five buckets full of food, all from just a few rows of plants that couldn’t have spanned more than 20 yards. “You can really […]

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62 Edible Wild Plants That You Didnt Know You Can Eat

Posted on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 by

By Colin You’re  in the woods with some friends and realise neither of you packed enough food, what’s your first instinct? I certainly wouldn’t panic and neither should you. You are probably armed with tools in your backpack. Combine that with the Earth vast variety of natural foods; you should have little problem in getting nourishment​. What then are […]

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Innovative Greenhouses Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 by

Yadav Bhavanth grows vegetables on family land in the south-central Indian state of Telangana. On this small farm in a drought-prone region, his crop production—and income—depend heavily on seasonal rainfall. In 2015 and 2016, water shortages threatened his crops. And when the rains came, they were often so heavy that they damaged even the hardier […]

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Help your teen to pack healthy school lunches

Posted on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by

Promo image MaxPixel The further they stay away from that cafeteria food, the better! As many families prepare for the start of school, the Internet abounds with advice on how to pack lunches for young kids. But what about teens? These older students are bottomless pits of appetite and need good nourishment more […]

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Respecting the Value of Food: Eating What We Grow

Posted on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 by

Hannah Semler, founder of food system consulting, Whole Crops, and co-founder of online farmers market, FarmDrop, guides her work with a simple message: respect. “An equitable food system has to start with respect for people and respect for nature.” Semler […]

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Innovative Greenhouses Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 by

VIEW IMAGES A farmer tends a greenhouse in Depalle, a village about 75 kilometers southwest of Hyderabad. The village is a research and development station for Kheyti, a nonprofit group helping India’s small-scale farms adapt to climate change. Yadav Bhavanth grows vegetables on family land in the south-central Indian state of Telangana. On […]

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Yorkshire town’s food-growing scheme takes root worldwide

Posted on Friday, June 8th, 2018 by

When two women began turning disused verges in the former mill town of Todmorden into free food plots, little did they realise they would inspire a global movement of grower A deep mist hangs over Todmorden on a chilly spring morning. Only the birdsong and a few daffodils give the sign of spring. This […]

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Brussels has an ingenious solution to wasteful takeout containers

Posted on Friday, April 13th, 2018 by

Do you remember reading about the city of Freiburg, Germany, where local cafes have tackled the issue of coffee cup waste by offering a refundable €1 cup? The cup can be reused up to 400 times and returned to 100 locations around the city. It’s a brilliant idea that should be adopted by every […]

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“Transforming The Food System Is Key”

Posted on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 by

Two scholars, from Haiti and Brazil, discuss the global solidarity that forms between states who have faced similar oppressions. Food sovereignty is a necessary part of resistance movements in the Global South, they say, because it gets to the heart of Western imperialism and occupation. Thanks to the Vera List Center. This interview was filmed […]

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Meet the Women Growing the California Seaweed Economy

Posted on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 by

It’s hard to imagine that the famed California coastline could still hold a “best-kept secret.” But beyond the scenic beaches and sand volleyball courts, there is a whole lot of what could very well become the Golden State’s next big thing: seaweed. California is an agricultural powerhouse, serving up a third of the country’s […]

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