Oyster populations are waning, and the impacts could be more profound than the end of raw bars as we know it. How are oysters and clean water linked?
Author: Jo Borrás
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Green roofs and rooftop farming are some of the latest buzzwords of green architecture, but the guys behind Something and Son in Folkestone, England are taking it a step further. They’ve set up an advanced aquaponic system on the roof of their building, and they’re using the fish to help raise potatoes. In other words: it’s a fish and chips restaurant.
A step-by-step visual guide for raising crickets.
Getting the most out of food is always a worthwhile goal, whether you’re buying it in bulk at a big warehouse or growing your own in a backyard microfarm. One way to get more use out of inedible food waste is to use it for composting- and the article below, reprinted from EDB’s sister site, […]
One thing I love about Eat Drink Better is seeing all the great ways readers, writers, and professional cooks put different ingredients together. It’s always interesting, and usually looks amazing. This article about a stomach-churning 12-course meal in a can, though? It’s pretty much the opposite of eating and drinking better.
I’m embarrassed to admit it, but I had no idea what made ‘heirloom’ seeds special (I just thought they were fancy tomatoes). It turns out, most of the commercially available seeds sold at big box hardware and grocery stores are infertile. They’re designed to be infertile so that you – budding farmer that you are – won’t be able to breed your own seeds and grow your own farm. That’s where heirloom seeds come in!
Looking for Something New to Add to Your Garden? Why Not Rabbits? They require very little space and energy, and breed like, well- rabbits! Find out more.
Imagining how you’d survive the zombie apocalypse is a lot more fun that trying to figure out how you’d get adequate protein and calories in a shipwreck, off-roading accident, or other survival situation. In both cases, though, it’s- I don’t know how to lead into this smoothly, so I’ll just say it: you’re going to eat a bug.