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Soil Food Web School Case Study: Sustainable Services Idaho | Todd Harrington

Aug 1, 2022 In this Soil Food Web School case study we’ll see how Todd Harrington and Sustainable Services in Idaho transformed pastures to have a 136% crop yield! ✅ Get 50% our Soil Regen Restoration Training for a limited … Continue reading

Policy Seminar | Addressing the global food security crisis

Jul 25, 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has further increased food and input prices at the global level, with the strongest impacts felt by the poorest in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. The World Food Program projects that the … Continue reading

The global food crisis, explained

Jul 19, 2022 The war in Ukraine threatens the world with unprecedented hunger. Even with a deal in place to get Ukraine’s food exports moving, serious weaknesses in the global food system would remain. Can anything be done to prevent … Continue reading

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When organic is toxic: How a composting facility likely spread massive amounts of ‘forever chemicals’ across one town in Massachusetts – The Boston Globe

WESTMINSTER — Nearly a decade ago, Sue and Tom Ryan moved into a custom-built, four-bedroom house with a pool, views of Mount Wachusett, and more than 3 acres to keep horses, raise chickens, and grow a well-tended garden. With hopes … Continue reading

Wheat shortage, price rise turns Benin to plantains

CGTN Africa– Jul 6, 2022 Demand for plantain is spiking in Benin as prices continue to be driven upwards by in Ukraine. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO), Benin produces around 19,000 tons of plantain … Continue reading

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,