Intensive or efficient?
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Why ‘local’ and ‘natural’ food isn’t always good for the environment, and ‘industrial’ or ‘intensive’ farming isn’t always bad.
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Transport is only a small part of your food’s carbon footprint.
Food choices make a difference to the climate impact of our diet. Every step towards eating a more plant-based diet results in lower emissions, better population health and reduced healthcare costs.
A seasonal diet could reconnect people with nature’s rhythms.
Tasty, nutritious, traditional – it’s a seasonal superfood. Here’s the evidence.
Different foods have different amounts of greenhouse gases embedded in their production.
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The food we eat is responsible for almost a third of our global carbon footprint.
Australian government ‘Grow your own’ campaign billboard, 1943.
Can suburban gardening and poultry-keeping meaningfully contribute to resilient and sustainable food systems? We look to the past to find out.
Farmers markets are one way to find local produce.
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Being a “locavore” means choosing food that is grown locally, and is one way that you can play a role in feeding more people in a rapidly changing world.
Sydney’s farms on the urban fringe produce 10% of the city’s fresh vegetables.
Farms on Sydney’s fringes supply 20% of the city’s food. That could drop by more than half if urban sprawl isn’t kept in check.
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Our awareness of food waste is increasing all the time, yet we continue to throw away vast amounts of produce even when we don’t need to. We are getting tired of being lectured on our habits so its time…
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The School Food Plan for England released last week is supposed to be the blueprint that improves lunches in schools across the country. The important role of head teachers, a funding commitment from the…