waste not, want not

Do you like saving money AND the planet? Then perhaps it’s time to consider your food waste.

bye bye bugs

It’s not just about bunnies this weekend – bugs are taking center stage. Their survival hangs in the balance – which means that ours does too.

brb, I’m moving to an agrihood

Admittedly SO FAR AWAY from thinking about mortgages and closing dates, but these ‘hoods have me hungry for that day I sign on my dream home…

paving paradise and the future of farming

Thanks to the advent of Facebook and Instagram, no longer do you have to be an uber-nerd to know that just a few days ago, December 5, was World Soil Day. Commemorating that thing that generally goes unnoticed but actually is directly responsible for our survival, soil has become a globally talked about subject—not just…

between bites of avocado toast, millennials are changing the food system

For anyone living ‘down under’ or keenly observing the unraveling of a changing climate and the people trying to stop it, last week was an inspiring one. Understandably upset by the business-as-usual approach of inaction to the looming (and already occurring) threats brought about by global warming, thousands of students from all over Australia left…

Hegemony: what is it and why is it in my food?

I first heard the word hegemony in one of my introductory grad school courses. I didn’t know what it was. Fortunately, someone sitting next to me saved me the embarrassment by asking the lecturer what it meant. In this context—as in most cases—hegemony is used to describe one country’s dominance over others. In the case…