COVID-19 and Bulk Buying Finding green grocery shopping solutions can serve as a challenge even without a pandemic. With cooperatives and other green grocery stores rarely available in remote towns, avoiding single-use plastic can often require significant effort. COVID-19 has made this

The Problem: Food Waste Food waste is undoubtedly one of the world’s most pressing problems. It’s a significant contributor to the climate crisis and an exponential waste of money, energy and resources. Many people don’t know food waste is such a

Food waste is still a growing concern for our future, even during the coronavirus pandemic. Indeed, even more so. We need, more than ever, to ensure that we have a secure future for present and future generations. The world faces

Is a world with no abattoirs an outrageous statement??? Or a necessary reality to prevent future pandemics, restore our planet, and seriously-commit to feeding the world with an increasing population, where currently 800 million people are malnourished? Eliminating the suffering of

The global pandemic, COVID-19, continues to batter various sectors of our economy, not sparing the agriculture sector, which happens to be the backbone of Ghana’s economy.  But Ghana is not alone. Every African country has been adversely affected by the

MIXT’s Focus on Sustainable, Healthy Food and Treating its People Well Offers a Roadmap for a Better Food System for Everyone in the Face of Fast Food. The time is ripe for a restaurant industry disruption — actually, one is already

COVID-19, unseen, all-powerful, the taker of lives, ignoring geographical boundaries, has been the creator of much moral discomfort. And forces us to think outside the box, to review everything we thought we knew, even mundane activities, like animal agriculture. Ideally,

Organic farming is largely associated with food safety, and environmentally friendly and ethical farming practices- but is this really the case? In recent years, organic farming has been the target of criticism, raising doubts about it being truly sustainable. In the

Dror Tamir is a 10-times international award-winning food and nutrition entrepreneur, passionate about improving the health of children and families worldwide.  Tamir is the co-founder and CEO of Hargol FoodTech, the world's first commercial grasshopper farm. The Israeli-based startup aims to

With sustainable and plant-based diets becoming more normalised, attention has been given to food waste and how to reduce its impact on the environment; the handling of food and its associated greenhouse gas emissions are not far behind those of

As a society, we are very accustomed to ‘turning a blind eye’ when it comes to our food. We refuse to acknowledge what has had to happen in order for the food we eat to get to our plates. We

Kate Bowdler is the Director of Sustainability at Philabundance, a Philadelphia-based hunger-relief not-for-profit organization. Serving over 90 000 people per week, Philabundance distributed 25 million pounds (11 million kg) of food in 2017.  It does this through its own neighborhood

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