I love stumbling over new policy ideas and strategies that try to tackle problems rather than just drawing attention to the bad. In that vein, in the last two days I found two new projects that want to reduce food waste – here they are! 1. Seattle fines food wasters First, and extremely surprising for … Continue reading Two New Ideas To Combat Food Waste – Are They Any Good?
I hope you had an excellent weekend! I have been enjoying a fabulous time with alumni from my program, but of course we do find time to decompress and read a bit – these are some of the things that caught my eye. Around The World In 8 Hospital Meals showcases the stark differences that exist … Continue reading Hospital Tales, Rides Against Food Waste and Monsanto Connection – Link Love!
Howdy! I’m very sorry for the disappearance, I’m in a fascinating but time-consuming seminar these 3 weeks and can barely find a free minute to read the news, much less report on them. Still, there are a couple of articles that have tickled my fancy, including these: Buen vivir: the social philosophy inspiring movements in … Continue reading September Food For Thought
Español Sometimes, it´s easy to get caught up in the news of the day – Ukraine, Gaza, ISIS – that other news items go unnoticed. So, for example, that Central American agricultural producers are being hit extremely hard this year after a disease called coffee leaf rust destroyed many export crops. Now, on top of … Continue reading Drought in Central America – Sequía en Centroamérica