By: Pierre Herman In early September of this year, San Francisco became the first city in the US to offer financial incentives with the aim of promoting urban agriculture within the city. … Continue reading
Beekeepers in LA can finally join their counterparts in London, Toronto and Paris and reap the sweet rewards of this booming practice.
Researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK have concluded that following a vegetarian diet can have a substantial and beneficial impact on our health, following the results of a … Continue reading
Supermarkets and restaurants in the United States distribute more than 2 times the food necessary to feed the entire population. So what happens to the half that’s never eaten?
If there’s one thing environmentalists and your general practictioner will agree on, it’s that we should be eating less meat. High meat consumption has been linked to a variety of … Continue reading
Several studies now show how a diet rich in vegetables and low in fats and sugar helps prevent dementia and learning problems in old age.
Still think urban farming is a utopian fantasy? Then be forewarned that your opinion may easily be swayed by this story.
In the western world, we love our dairy. A multi-billion dollar industry, supermarkets in Europe and North America pack the shelves with an immense variety of milk, yoghurt, cheeses, and … Continue reading
Urban agriculture is gaining momentum around the globe. Havana’s experience, coupled with initiatives in other large cities and the growth of private, community supported agricultural models, proves that we can bring … Continue reading