Rachel Dring


Feeding Cities from Within

Urban agriculture is sprouting up all over the world.

June 24, 2016


Human manure: Closing the nutrient loop

Using human urine and faeces as fertiliser may seem an unappetising concept but it’s been common practice for centuries.

May 22, 2015


Can Civil Society Change Food?

In an age of disruptive change, where trends in global politics shift at an unprecedented rate, civil society organisations could be the only solution capable of grounding the debate on sustainable food and pushing for the change so urgently needed.

March 4, 2015


Street food: A tale of three cities

Food security in cities is more a matter of access to food than the availability of food.

December 2, 2014


Improving diets: health-by-stealth

The key to Chicken Shop’s success and effectiveness is that they work with existing market forces instead of against them.

June 11, 2014


Asparagus – draining Peru dry

The reality for anyone trying to eat sustainably is that locally grown organic produce is scarce.

April 21, 2014

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