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Globe to gut: inside Big Food

Felicity Lawrence absorbs three books on the illogical route from farm to fork. Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales from the Logistics of Eating Robyn S. Metcalfe MIT Press (2019) The Grand Food Bargain: and the Mindless … Continue reading

Rethink Talks: The role of food in the COVID-19 pandemic

Jun 24, 2020 When you think about the corona virus currently sweeping the globe, chances are that ‘food’ is not the first word to comes to your mind. Yet food has amplified the devastating effects caused by COVID-19 and exposed … Continue reading

Malthus and the Anthropocene: An Essay on Population and the Evolving Global Food System

Malthus and the Anthropocene “The first step to understanding man is to consider him as a biological entity which has existed on this globe, affecting, and in turn affected by his fellow organisms, for many thousands of years.” Alfred W. … Continue reading

SDG Roundtable: Fireside chat with Prime Minister Mia Mottley | United Nations

Jun 25, 2022 As Co-Chair of the UN Secretary-General’s SDG Advocates group, Prime Minister Mia Mottley sits down with the UN to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals, climate action, and financing for sustainable development.Food-matters,

Permaculture Botanical Garden Makes Sustainable Food Systems Profitable

Jun 23, 2022 John from visits the Queens Creek 10 Acre Botanical Garden near Phoenix, Arizona that grows an Edible Permaculture Botanical garden that is generating multple streams of income from the land by farming, education, and revenue streams. In … Continue reading

In the Shadow of Green Man: Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, Per Andreassen

“My parents couldn’t read or write, we barely had clothes to wear. All we had were stories. We listened and absorbed them, and found our own place in the narrative.” And what a narrative it is. Join the wonderfully colorful … Continue reading

Chinese scientists identify genes enabling more heat-tolerant rice

CGTN Jun 20, 2022 For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-06-20… Chinese scientists have found two genes in rice that can make the staple crop more heat-resistant, providing a new way to breed highly thermotolerant crops, according to a study published in the journal … Continue reading

Land For Good – Gaining Ground for Farmers

What we do Educate We raise awareness and teach by developing and distributing educational and planning tools for farm transfers. We give workshops for farmers and families preparing to transfer their farms. Consult We advise and “coach” clients through the … Continue reading

Legislating for food sovereignty: A visionary Local Food Act in Japan, MP Ryuhei Kansas

Jun 17, 2022 Ryuhei Kawada, activist and Minister of Parliament (House of Councillors) in Japan, shares a powerful message for World Localization Day 2022. During the past two years, Kawada has been preparing a truly inspiring piece of legislation – … Continue reading

Ukraine war: Global wheat prices jump after India export ban – BBC News

By Peter Hoskins Business reporter Published 16 May The price of wheat has jumped on international markets after India banned the export of the staple cereal. The benchmark wheat index rose as much as 5.9% in Chicago, the highest it … Continue reading