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  • The farm that grows vegetables in the middle of the desert, (Jul 19, 2023)
  • Is it time to choose sustainable rice?, Wicked Leeks (Jul 17, 2023) — You might not know it, but traditional rice cultivation emits serious levels of greenhouse gases. Clare Hargreaves interviews a man working with rice farmers to get climate-friendlier rice onto British dinner plates.
  • With our food systems on the verge of collapse, it’s the plutocrats v life on Earth, George Monbiot, (Jul 15, 2023)
  • Microplastics found in the soil on farms used to grow crops, (Jul 12, 2023)
  • How India’s ‘millet ambassador’ preserves ancient grains – and helps promote food security, The Guardian (Jun 23, 2023)
  • Uganda’s Communal Food ‘Epicenters’ Aim to End Hunger Forever, (May 26, 2023) — Pushing past the conventional food aid model, a regenerative farming system offers a recipe for success — and self-reliance. Peter Yeung
  • How to host: Stress-free communal eating, Wicked Leeks (May 15, 2023)
  • ‘Harvesting water’: Indigenous Bolivian women lead organic farming project against climate change, Global Voices (May 11, 2023)
  • Biodynamic agripreneurs are set to trigger an organic farming trend in Nepal, Global Voices (Feb 10, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • Famine should not exist in 2022, yet Somalia faces its worst yet. Wealthy countries, pay your dues, The Conversation (Oct 17, 2022)
  • From Seed Library to Seed Company: The story of K Greene and the Hudson Valley Seed Company, (Aug 15, 2022)
  • Rio's residents garden their way out of hunger, BBC News (Jul 02, 2022)
  • The Caribbean's ‘looming’ food security storm suddenly seems more threatening, Global Voices (Jun 29, 2022)
  • Human disruption to Earth’s freshwater cycle has exceeded the safe limit, our research shows, The Conversation (Jun 27, 2022)
  • The world’s affluent must start eating local food to tackle the climate crisis, new research shows, The Conversation (Jun 21, 2022)
  • Young Indian farmers are turning to an ancient crop to fight water stress and climate change, The Conversation (May 11, 2022)
  • The secret world beneath our feet is mind-blowing – and the key to our planet’s future, The Guardian (May 07, 2022)
  • Swap salmon for sardines to keep four million tonnes of fish in the sea, The Conversation (Mar 01, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

  • These apps aim to reduce the social and environmental impacts of food waste, Shareable (Dec 23, 2021)

The Landworkers’ Alliance responds to the National Food Strategy and calls for more support for local food systems and producers, Aug 24[1]

Berkeley’s Ohlone Park Crop Swap builds community through food, Jul 6[2]

‘System in crisis’ as ministers fail to fight food waste and poverty, Apr 14[3]

2020[edit | edit source]

1% of farms operate 70% of world's farmland.[4] Nov 24

Public libraries are giving away an insane amount of free food.[5] Sep 29

How coronavirus has led to a UK boom in community food growing.[6] Aug 24

Britain beyond lockdown: can we make more space for nature?[7] Jun 30

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Seed libraries help communities grow food in a pandemic.[8] Jun 17

Jane Goodall: humanity is finished if it fails to adapt after Covid-19.[9] Jun 3

It all starts with food: How co-ops are transforming Quebec’s food deserts.[10] Apr 7

How can blockchain help us ensure ethically-made, sustainable and high-quality food supplies? Two schemes show us how.[11] Jan 24

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