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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Transforming The Food System Is Key

Posted on Tuesday, March 27th, 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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NASA-Inspired Garden Grows Plants In A Ferris Wheel

Posted on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 by

Growing plants isn’t hard. It’s mostly a challenge of providing the right amount of light and water, and the rest takes care of itself. But growing plants in space is a whole other challenge. You can’t exactly stick a potted plant in a window. Water droplets float. And if your herbs don’t grow, there’s no […]

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How to Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

Posted on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 by

Winter is a time of snowstorms, movie nights by the fire, and…fresh, homemade salsa? At least, it can be for those willing to give indoor vegetable gardening a shot. With a little gear and know-how, a wide variety of fresh produce can be successfully grown throughout the winter. 1. Choose Wisely There are plenty […]

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62 Edible Wild Plants That You Didnt Know You Can Eat

Posted on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 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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Swiss Grocery Chain to Sell Bug Burgers

Posted on Friday, August 18th, 2017 by

When you think of Swiss food, chocolate and cheese quickly come to mind. But now a novel food is creating a buzz in this Alpine nation. Burgers and meatballs made from insects will hit grocery shelves Monday at the Coop supermarket chain. It marks the first wide distribution of bug bites in Europe. “We have always been at […]

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Food that doesn’t waste water

Posted on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 by

Water is life, the world’s most precious resource. Yet across rural Australia, irrigation systems covering an estimated 2.5 million hectares of land are in desperate need of modernisation. In the United States, the figure is 10 times as high. But of the major nations, it is in thirsty China that substandard irrigation hits hardest. Across […]

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Food that does not waste water

Posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 by

Water is life, the world’s most precious resource. Yet across rural Australia, irrigation systems covering an estimated 2.5 million hectares of land are in desperate need of modernisation. In the United States, the figure is 10 times as high. But of the major nations, it is in thirsty China that substandard irrigation hits hardest. Across […]

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