Refugees in Syria and the surrounding countries are struggling to survive in harsh conditions. Most of their food consists of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs).
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Fruitcycle founder Elizabeth Bennett believes that “there is no bad fruit.” Here’s how she turned reducing food waste into a viable business plan and social enterprise.
Is all urban farming created equal? Let’s look at two interesting takes on the urban farm and how sustainable they really are.
Families on a $4 a day food stamp budget need to find cheap ways to eat healthy. So a NYU Food Studies grad student wrote a cookbook to help. And it’s free!
June 16-22 is National Pollinator Week, and what better way to celebrate than by inviting pollinators to your own backyard?
Don’t judge a carrot by its straightness or an apple by its roundness. Most “defective” produce ends up as food waste because it’s just not pretty enough.
Loss of habitat is one of the major factors contributing to the mass pollinator deaths that are threatening our food future. The Open Source Beehives Project is looking to protect honeybees and other pollinators by making it easy for folks to set up bee habitats in our backyards or on our patios.
Americans waste 40% of the food we produce. So an EPA task force developed a toolkit to help us waste less. Will you add your voice to support it?
A big part of global food security is about increasing yields, and Kenyan farmers are doing just that with the help of a local tree.
We’ve written a lot about food waste recently, and the facts are staggering. This infographic lays out the frightening facts about our food waste. Shocking!
The world will celebrate World Food Day on October 16. Got creative kids? Encourage them to enter this year’s Healthy Food Systems poster design contest!
“There’s no doubt that the food system is broken. More than 1 billion people are obese, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry every night, and at least 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies.” So begins the press release for a newly launched think tank founded to improve agricultural sustainability, help us get healthy, […]
Today is officially World Water Day 2012. Eat Drink Better and the Important Media network have decided to participate by providing written works on water issues around the world. Find more World Water Day pieces here. Most of us could probably say we don’t drink as much water as we should every day. But imagine […]