Thursday, March 4, 2021
Written by: DJ McCauley “In times of crisis, people become really passionate about their food supply,” says Rachel Surls, sustainable food systems adviser for the Los Angeles County Cooperative Extension. “We saw a boom in...
Written by: Lenore Newman and Evan Fraser Agriculture’s impact on the planet is massive and relentless. Roughly 40 per cent of the Earth’s suitable land surface is used for cropland...
Written by: Catherine Nakalembe, Christina Justice, Hannah Kerner, Christopher Justice, and Inbal Becker-Reshef Food security is one of the most pressing issues, if not the most pressing, faced by many African countries today. And...
UK supermarket giant Asda is testing out a new plant-based concept to coincide with Veganuary. The retailer has teamed up with vegan concept creator, Kbox Global, to launch a vegan butcher counter.  The vegan...
Written by: Mark Maslin and Carmen Nab For many of us, coffee is essential. It allows us to function in the morning and gives a much needed boost during...
Written by: Kimberly White  International superstars, politicians, NGOs, and businesses have come together in a global campaign calling on people to kick off 2021 by going vegan for January. Jane Goodall, Sir Paul McCartney,...
Written by: Karen Scofield Seal Demand for plant-based food and nutrition is growing. According to recent retail sales data, grocery sales of plant-based foods in place of animal products grew 29 percent in the US...
Written by: Rahma Diaa After Egyptian farmer Muhammad El-Desouki lost more than half of his tomato crop to a long heatwave, he no longer thinks about climate change as a future problem. El-Desouki’s...
Written by: Jasmine Wu Why should you care about hydroponics? If you’re looking for a new hobby during quarantine or just in need of some fresh, organic produce year-round, a...
Written by: Dr. Jeyanny Vijayanathan The COVID-19 pandemic swept the world without a warning, disrupting many industries and food supply chains, hampering economic growth, increasing poverty, affecting food security of many nations, including vulnerable...

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