Tag Archives: Food waste

From #food #waste to #sustainable #foodsystems – digging deep into the reasons why and changes needed

Unusually, I spent yesterday, a warm and sunny September day, mostly outdoors in a short-sleeved shirt at a workshop held at the green oasis of Calthorpe Community Garden, near Kings Cross Station in London. Around 30 people had been gathered … Continue reading

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First world hunger – wasted food for surplus people?

Why is there food insecurity and hunger in rich countries? What can be done about it? Prof Graham Riches from the University of British Columbia first wrote about hunger in rich countries over 30 years ago. He has just revisited … Continue reading

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Cutting food waste at sea – experiences between Hull and Zebrugge

Take £200 in £10 notes and throw them in the waste bin. That’s what Reis IJsselstein did to bring home the cost of throwing away left over food from the buffet on board his ferry. Well, not actually his, but … Continue reading

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Non-GM blight resistant potatoes champion, the Sarvari Research Trust, faces collapse

The future of the Sarvari Research Trust – which researches and produces non-GM blight resistant potatoes – is in doubt, said its director, Dr David Shaw, at the Trust’s 10th open day, near Bangor, North Wales, Friday last (3 August). … Continue reading

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