For the past 12 months I’ve been taking a serious look at the reality of our modern food system and the impacts it has on our environment, our health and our communities. It was a sobering experience.
Articles: building resilient food systems (85)
What I love most about this project is the way it delivers multiple benefits at once....bringing people together to solve communal problems in the most positive way, while also learning to view food as something to be celebrated, appreciated and shared.
A necessary guide for anyone who farms, gardens, or who wants to learn more about ecology-based land management
Ethical consumers in the US are increasingly concerned with the seeds used in the production of their food
For a decade now, I have been a seed saver.
Started by Roots of Change in 2009 and now administered by the Berkeley-based Ecology Center, Market Match is a statewide healthy food incentive program that aims to improve the health of low-income communities by incentivizing shoppers to buy produce at farmers markets.
The Netherlands is not known for its food culture but it’s now keen to play catch up with its European counterparts.
We are not ready to be again a nation of farmers, each growing our own, but we are potentially on the edge of a major shift in public consciousness in favor of sustainable local food chains, moving us toward independence from corporate agriculture, and that much less dependent on fossil fuels.
Incredible!: Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution is the story of Incredible Edible Todmorden (IET), the food-growing project in Yorkshire which has inspired people around the world to look at their urban spaces in a very different way.
At Terra Madre, the Slow Food movements bi-annual meeting of world food communities, seeing really is believing.