Food waste

Green (Living) Review

but very little is actually being done to prevent food waste. People are being urged to waste less food – common sense really but then common sense is not all that common and somewhat of a misnomer – but much of the waste happens before it ever reaches the consumer.

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Whole Foods bites into sustainable food tourism

Green Traveler Guides

America''s leading natural foods grocery, Whole Foods Market, debuts Whole Journeys—tours that offer foodies "exclusive interaction" with farmers, chefs, wineries, cheesemakers, as well as excursions to indigenous food festivals.

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Slow food

Green Living Tips

In a world becoming increasingly reliant on fast food that isn't good for us or the environment, the slow food movement seeks to reverse this trend We are not only what we eat, but how we eat.

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Reuse ideas for plastic frozen food bags

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I am one of those people who take reuse and all what is related to that to another dimension at times, as regular readers will know, and I do, yes, tend to keep those bags from frozen food.

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Farming Bugs For Food

Green Living Tips

articles & guides foodI've kept an open mind on eating insects - mainly because billions of people around the world have been eating bugs for a very, very long time.

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Campaign against food waste

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A “Bread Happy Hour” against food waste? While this may sound rather funny at first is being offered by a Berlin commercial bakery during the “Wertwochen Lebensmittel” (food value weeks) in the German capital. food waste wasted food foodshare food

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Food forests manage themselves

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On a suburban Kansas lot at the corner of 55th and Mastin streets, an experiment is underway: A food forest is growing crops, creating economic value and, most notably, doing most of the work on its own.

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Make your food last longer

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By Lyndsey from Recycle for Wales The easiest way to make food last for longer in our home is by freezing it. I usually make batches of food so I can be lazy in the week, and defrost it when I need it. So larger amounts of food should be divided into smaller portions, packets or slices.

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Pizza boxes, fast food cardboard and similar

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This does not only apply to fast food packaging. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) On those boxes we can see greenwash in action almost in the extreme.

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An Awesome Urban Food Garden Where Food Miles Are Zero…

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On just a tenth of an acre (6000 square feet) in Berkeley, California, the owners of an average home in an average neighborhood are doing something most of us have never tried: they grow nearly all their own food. My grandparents generation they raised a significant portion of their own food.

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Never Throw Food Away Again

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But you can save more food, and save money. Food waste is becoming a major American problem. Americans waste an astounding 40 percent of their food, a statistic that has doubled since 1974, according to research published in the journal PLoS ONE found. food waste

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Anthony Bourdain: Soul Food.

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Arts Enlightened Society Food Anthony Bourdain brain cancer eating food kindness love suicideAnd there I was on the couch, always thinking variations of, “Jeez, how does that bastard stay so thin? I just hope it doesn’t catch up to this guy.” But now, none of that matters.

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10 Amazing Food Co-ops Across America

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Watch this video about the advantages of shopping at co-ops, and check this directory for information about food co-ops near you. Viroqua Food Co-op is located in Viroqua, a town of 4400, in a rural area of Southwest Wisconsin called the Driftless. cooperatives food food co-ops

Preserving Mint for Food & Medicine

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Thankfully, preserving mint for food & medicine is easy to do in a multitude of ways. In some cases, the lines are blurred between food and medicine but with mint that just makes it easier to use in its many preserved forms.

Simple Tips For Extending Food Shelf Life

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Extending the shelf life of food can be a very simple green action that may also save you a bunch of money as well. articles & guides food

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Food Storage Wisdom

Green (Living) Review

A generation or two ago, families had the good sense to always maintain a good food storage program because they understood that bad things can happen to food supplies. These are some notes compiled by a relative who spent forty days living entirely off of stored food supplies.

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Aldi's statement on GM foods

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Genetically Modified (GM) foods We know that GM food is controversial and that many of our customers don''t want to eat it. All for profit and the same goes for using GMOs in foods. Aldi genetically modified organisms GMOs genetically modified foods

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How buying in bulk actually wastes food

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The takeaway: We waste a lot of extra food (and money) simply because we don’t shop often enough. As big of a problem as it is, food waste rarely makes the news. Simply put: We’re throwing away more in food waste than we are saving by buying in bulk. bulk buying food waste

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EU food control coming?

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Crop diversity under threat by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The European Union minions in Brussels/Strasbourg are working on controlling what foods we can eat.

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Cutting food waste

Green Living Tips

The amount of food waste we generate each year is incredible. Pick up some food waste reduction tips and save a stack of money It's not only an environmental issue, but a humanitarian and financial one.

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Food waste kerbside recycling

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Aside from the fact that food waste must be reduced any waste of food that does occur should, obviously, be recycled to bio-methane and compost. Food waste may not travel as far as that it is ONLY shipped to mainland Europe to be made into methane.

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Stop Wasting Food!

Environmental News Network

We have all done it many times, thrown perfectly good food into the trash. According to the Food Waste Reduction Alliance 25 to 40% of food grown, processed, and transported in the United States will never be consumed. Food waste is also terrible for the environment.

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Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food To Everyone – For Free

Green (Living) Review

Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part of the food forest system. Why Food Forests?

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Traditional trail foods

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Sometimes it was impossible to deliver food to the front line troops who needed it most. If you have a need for trail food—storable, transportable, convenient, affordable and palatable calories—maybe we can learn something from the old ways.

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Using glass for food storage

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Using glass containers for food storage instead of plastic by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When advocating glass containers for storing foods, including leftovers in the fridge, it always amazes me that most people today cannot think further than their wallet.

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The label “natural” on food and other products means absolutely nothing

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The word “natural” helps sell $40 billion worth of food in the USA every year and the label means nothing, absolutely nothing. The list of lucrative food labels is long, and, at times, upsetting.

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Food control under way?

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Aside from seed control in the European Union it would appear that attempts are made in other places around the world too to control the foods we eat, such as outlawing foraging for wild edibles, aka edible weeds. It was Henry Kissinger in the 1970s who said, just before the supposed “oil crisis” that if you want to control nations you have to control fuel and if you want to control people you have to control food. food from parks food control food

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11 Nutritious Reasons to Eat Food Scraps

Green (Living) Review

Food waste is a hot topic nowadays. It was the focus of the United Nations Environment Programme’s World Environment Day 2013, and the USDA and EPA recently announced a joint partnership aiming to reduce waste at every level of our food supply chain. It’s not trash—it’s dinner!

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Tesco teams up with FareShare charity to reduce food waste

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Scheme to hand over unsold food several times a week will be tested in 10 UK stores Tesco is starting a scheme which could hand tens of thousands of tonnes of surplus food from its stores to local charities as supermarkets come under rising pressure to reduce waste.

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The Real Food Store, UK

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The Real Food Store is the first community-owned grocery store in Exeter, U.K. By sourcing locally, the Real Food Store recirculates money in the community, and helps to revitalize the local foodshed.

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13 Foods That Fight Sunburn

Green (Living) Review

Luckily, common foods in your kitchen possess sun-protection compounds to aid your current sun-protection routine. Check out these natural food remedies to deal with—or prevent—summer sunburns: 1. Soothe—or prevent—scorching sunburn with common kitchen ingredients.

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Plastic frozen food bags as hanging basket liner

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I am one of those people who take reuse and all what is related to that to another dimension at times, as regular readers will know, and I do, yes, tend to keep those bags from frozen food.

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Super Foods Aren’t Just for People!

Living Green & Saving Energy

Super Foods aren’t just for People! When you think of super foods, you likely believe that these foods are only beneficial to humans. These same foods can give your pets the same healthy benefits they give to you and your family. With all of the hype about pet foods being unsafe, perhaps […]. organic food Pets Green living healthy diet super foods

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6 Simple Food Preservation Methods

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Learn the simple wisdom of putting food by to keep your household stocked with fresh, nutritious fare year-round. One of the best ways to eat a local, seasonal diet year-round is to preserve some foods during their most abundant time (just look at what’s piled up at the farmer’s market).

Rural Town Revamps Economy with Food Jobs: The Viroqua Story

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Next to Wal-Mart on the edge of rural Viroqua, Wisconsin, a 100,000-square-foot abandoned industrial building is now bustling with new businesses and jobs from an unconventional source: The local food and farming sector. food rural economy

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Bees and your food

Green Living Tips

food supply Bee Colony Collapse Disorder is a crisis that still gets little coverage given the major threat it poses. Bees give us so much more than honey. Bee pollination of crops, something that most farmers heavily rely on, is responsible for as much as 30% of the U.S.

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From ‘Sustainable’ to ‘Regenerative’—The Future of Food

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Secretary of Agriculture wants "farmers and agricultural interests to come up with a single definition of sustainability in order to avoid confusing the public with various meanings of the term in food and production methods." Sustainability sustainable food

The Oldest Food Forest in Britain

Green (Living) Review

Visit Graham and Nancy Bell, permaculture teachers and creators of the oldest permaculture food forest in Britain. Now one of Britain''s first forest gardens is a diverse temperate food forest that mostly takes care of itself.

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Making Peace with Food.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Health & Wellness Yoga fibromalygia food to heal gut health inside story leaky gut making peace with food struggle with foodI intensely feared anything that came on a plate or in a bowl.

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Perennial foods

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Perennial herbs, vegetables, fruits and legumes By Michael Smith (Veshengro) If you would like to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to start your garden from scratch each spring then it is high time to discover the perennial food garden. Perennial food plants are the answer here and there are a lot more than most people may have thought. Talking of nettles and other wild foods; they too are perennial and the same is true for dandelion, a sorrel.

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Ecologist Guide to Food – Book Review

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Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Ecologist Guide to Food - a major new book lifting the lid on the food industry''s secrets Ecologist Guide to Food by Andrew Wasley, with a foreword from Zac Goldsmith Published February 10th 2014 by Leaping Hare Press Price £9.99

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Top 10 Naturally Hydrating Foods and Drinks

Hug a Tree with Me

Fortunately for us, there are many foods and drinks that we can consume to ensure proper hydration in the hottest of weather. Top 10 Naturally Hydrating Foods and Drinks: Water: Water is a no-brainer but it is worth mentioning because people aren’t drinking enough of it.

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Changing the food system

Green (Living) Review

It is interesting and heartening that at a time when farmers are saying that their crops are already 30% lower than expected, new growers are popping up around Greater Manchester and joining the Manchester food revolution.

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