Earlier this year, the UK began requiring cafés and restaurants with more than 250 employees to include the number of calories next to each dish on their menus, reported BBC Future. Mexican chain Wahaca was not a fan of the new requirement at first, but then took the extra menu labeling even further by adding […]
Quick Key Facts In regenerative agriculture, the physical, biological and chemical integrity of the soil is preserved through minimal disturbance. Indigenous cultures maintain and have maintained a regenerative relationship with their natural environments, including the soil, for thousands of years. Regenerative farming helps build healthy soil and increases plant diversity. Through regenerative agricultural practices like […]
Plenty of vegetables can grow right through the cold winter months, or overwintered until spring rolls around. Winter also means fewer bugs, fewer weeds, and less-frequent watering, so you can happily fill up your plate during the fall and winter holidays with vegetables from your own backyard.
Do you ever peer into the compost bin after taking out your kitchen scraps? What do you see (besides your food waste creating rich, beautiful, natural fertilizer)? There are probably a lot of happy creepy-crawlers at work breaking down that green and brown matter, which is exactly what you want to see. But, there might […]
Imagine drinking a frothy, creamy milkshake — or maybe a cheesy, melty slice of pizza with a perfect cheese pull. Perhaps you start your day with a foamy cappuccino, or a bowl of your favorite yogurt topped with berries. Now, imagine enjoying your favorite dairy-filled treats, but ones that weren’t produced with cow-made milk. 600 […]
While healthy soil’s role in food and the environment was (and still is) no secret to Indigenous communities, there has been a public rise in conversations about soil health over the last two decades due to its ability to be more sustainable and to help fight climate change.
The Queens borough of New York City is starting a new curbside compost program for its 2.2 million residents, who will not have to sign-up to be involved. The Department of Sanitation program launched on October 3, 2022, and according to the city, it will be the biggest compost program in the U.S.
In order to feed a global population that is expected to increase by more than two billion by 2050, we’re going to have to reconfigure our food system. Microalgae — single-celled photosynthetic microorganisms that live in both seawater and freshwater — could be the food of the future.