food waste

Home Chef Review: More Sustainable Meal Kits

Home Chef Review: More Sustainable Meal Kits

Home Chef meal delivery service aims to make your life easier with a focus on simple yet healthy and delicious meals. Similar to other meal kit delivery services like Blue Apron and HelloFresh, you get all of the ingredients you need – pre-portioned – right to your doorstep. Home Chef also uses packaging designed to […]

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    Social and Environmental Justice Activists React to EU Farm to Fork Strategy

    Social and Environmental Justice Activists React to EU Farm to Fork Strategy

    By Katell Ané The European Commission launched a new Farm to Fork strategy in an effort to reduce the social and environmental impact of the European food system. It is the newest strategy under the European Green Deal, setting sustainability targets for farmers, consumers, and policymakers. “Farmers are under extreme pressure,” Stefan de Keersmaeker, European […]

    15 Inspiring Quotes and Questions to Guide the Food System Forward

    15 Inspiring Quotes and Questions to Guide the Food System Forward

    By Danielle Nierenberg Since the first episode of Food Talk Live aired on March 19, our twice-daily live conversation series has featured nearly 150 food system experts, advocates, scientists, chefs and more. This means that, over the past four months, I’ve probably asked more than 1,000 questions to these folks about the future of the […]

    New Tool Enables Countries to Improve Their Food Systems

    New Tool Enables Countries to Improve Their Food Systems

    By Katie Howell A new tool called The Food Systems Dashboard aims to save decision makers time and energy by painting a complete picture of a country’s food system. Created by the Johns Hopkins’ Alliance for a Healthier World, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the […]

    These Renewable Energy Companies Are Feeding Hungry Families

    These Renewable Energy Companies Are Feeding Hungry Families

    By Meg Wilcox As U.S. food assistance programs grapple with overwhelming demand during the coronavirus pandemic, some in New England are finding support from unusual partners—renewable energy companies. Scratch the surface of these partnerships, however, and the connections begin to make sense. The renewable energy companies are already engaged with the food system, and they’re […]

    How to Recognize Desertification and Drought Day

    How to Recognize Desertification and Drought Day

    By Sonya Diehn More than 2 billion hectares of previously productive land is degraded. For Desertification and Drought Day on June 17, DW spoke with Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). DW: What do you want people to know about this year’s desertification day? Ibrahim Thiaw: Despite COVID-19, […]

    UN Warns of Impending Food Crisis

    UN Warns of Impending Food Crisis

    The United Nations issued a dire warning on Tuesday that the world stands on the brink of the worst food crisis in the last 50 years, according to The Guardian. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world is facing an “impending global food emergency” that could impact hundreds of millions of people […]

    COVID-19 Is Hurting Kenyan Horticulture Exports

    COVID-19 Is Hurting Kenyan Horticulture Exports

    By Peyton Fleming Gerison Ndwiga, a small rural farmer in Kenya, felt the economic sting of COVID-19 just days after the government announced a curfew and travel restrictions in late March. For Ndwiga, who grows vine ripe tomatoes and exotic French beans 75 miles north of the nation’s capital, the pain was double: He couldn’t […]