Local Food Movement

Nashville Restaurant Educates Customers On Sustainable Seafood

In some parts of the world, species of fish are becoming depleted. Some restaurants in the U.S. are telling diners where their fish come from. One, in Nashville, is taking it a step further.<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>Americans love seafood, so much so that we're overfishing some of our …

Aquaculture

Fall Flavours, shellfish festival get boost from P.E.I. food advocates

A group of 12 social media savvy Islanders with a passion for local food have been recruited to help build awareness of the P.E.I. Fall Flavours …

Social Media

Flour from tofu? Fertilizer from coffee beans? Innovators look for new ways to use food waste

In a downtown St. Paul skyscraper, Claire Schlemme and Sumit Kadakia are working out how to keep soy pulp out of landfills.

Agriculture

Eating Local Food & Drink

Eating local food and drink when you travel is one of the best ways to understand more about the culture and the people of the place you are …

Food

Muralist Sam Kirk to be honored at Pilsen Fest

Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood is well-known for its thriving art scene. Artists will showcase their work this weekend at the annual Pilsen …

Festivals

CHOMP! 2018 At Marymoor Park All Weekend

King County's free festival celebrating local food happens Saturday in Redmond.<p>REDMOND, WA - King County's free celebration of local food and farms …

Music Festivals

Canadians waste $31 billion worth of food a year—here's what you can do

Food waste isn’t an inevitable conclusion. Read on for what you need to know and simple actions you can take to help the matter.<p>For all the pride …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Global study shows environmentally friendly farming can increase productivity

A major new study involving researchers from the University of York has measured a global shift towards more sustainable agricultural systems that …

Ecology

Thousands compete on Lake Merritt during the USRowing National Championships.

Over 1,300 rowers are taking part in the USRowing Masters National Championships at Lake Merritt from August 16-19. Oakland is hosting the …

Oakland

The 10 most valuable food brands in 2018

Nestlé and Coca-Cola are the world’s two most valuable food and beverage brands respectively, according to a report by brand valuation and strategy …

Fever-Tree

Greenpeace: Groceries improve seafood sustainability, but are still on the hook for plastic reduction

Whole Foods, Hy-Vee, Aldi and Target were at the top of the list; while Wakefern, Price Chopper, Save Mart and H-E-B ranked near the bottom.

Sustainability

This Pig Was Almost Killed By Humans for Profit – Now He’s Surrounded By People Who Love Him (PHOTOS)

The Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary has a story today that is guaranteed to make you smile, though it might take a little heartache to get there!<p>Toby, a …

Cute Animals

Doing your bit: Saving and eating what would be wasted food

In Greece a non-profit initiative is taking action to fight food waste. Since 2011 they have collected 20 millions portions of food, which they …

Sustainability

These Incredible Egg Whites Are Animal-Free But the Same in Every Other Way

As Earth’s population is projected to hit 10 billion people by 2050, our current broken food system run by Big Meat and Dairy will not be able to …

Green Living

Frozen foods can be packaging-free too

I already knew that packaging-free, or 'bulk food only' stores were a thing—and that folks who were intent on really slashing their plastic use were …

Sustainability

The law must change to enable the donation of tons of food going to waste

It is estimated that a staggering one in five South African households is food insecure with more than 13 million South Africans routinely …

Sustainability

Chinese scientists find key gene to save fertilizer for crops - Xinhua

BEIJING, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have found a key gene in crops that make them more efficient in utilizing nitrogen fertilizer, which …

News (China)

Tasty Tidbits: Local food and drink

COMPETE<p>Calling all pie makers<p>Amateur cooks are invited to compete in a Pie in the Sky Bake Off after the White Linen Nights festival Aug. 17 in …

Food

Top 4 supermarket chains for sustainable seafood

<b>Greenpeace's annual survey of national retailers' progress on sustainable seafood reveals the leaders and the losers.</b><p>It's kind of (awfully) …

Sustainability

Greenpeace ranks Whole Foods No. 1 in seafood sustainability; Trader Joe’s falls 7 spots

Whole Foods tops Greenpeace’s 2018 ranking of groceries with the best sustainable seafood practices, with ALDI ranked third and Target coming in …

Trader Joe's

Community Table dinner planned Sept. 30

Community Table dinner scheduled for Sept. 30<p>Tickets are now on sale for Triad Local First’s annual Community Table.<p>This year’s dinner will be Sept. …

Food

Evolution and future of the sustainable seafood market

1.<p>Sutton, M. in <i>Developing and Sustaining World Fisheries Resources</i> (eds Hancock, D. A., Smith, D. C., Grant, A. & Beumer, J. P.) 726–730 (Second …

Fisheries

Bresca Is Now the Only ‘Carbon Neutral’ Fine Dining Restaurant in D.C.

Chef Ryan Ratino’s debut eatery Bresca can now say it’s got something in common with some of the top Michelin-starred eateries in the world, having just been added to a prestigious list of like-minded eateries committed to going green.<p>The freshly updated “carbon neutral” list of 18 restaurants is …

Food

Fish samples in four A S Watson supermarkets found to contain cancer-causing chemicals: WWF-Hong Kong | South China Morning Post

Fish samples sold at four A S Watson supermarkets across Hong Kong were found to contain cancer-causing chemicals, with the levels in one batch …

Hong Kong

Sustainable Agriculture and Environment on UBC's Vancouver campus | UBC Undergraduate Programs and Admissions

Your future<p>Graduates from the Sustainable Agriculture and Environment program are equipped to pursue a wide range of careers and may go on to earn …

Sustainability

Pub crawl fundraiser planned for Saturday

H.O.P.E. of Winston-Salem will host a Hops for HOPE Pub Crawl Fundraiser from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 18 in Winston-Salem.<p>The fundraiser will support …

Winston-Salem

WMFE hosts a discussion on local food scene at Trends in Taste

click to enlarge<p>How did Orlando’s obsession with pho start? Where can we find the city’s “signature dish” (it’s honey nougat glacé, if you didn’t …

Orlando

It seems that Aldi's attempts to reduce food waste aren't quite going as planned

Aldi’s attempts to reduce food waste appear to be failing, with the supermarket chain having been found throwing out excessive quantities of …

Sustainability

Germany considers aid for animal feed after drought hits farmers

HAMBURG, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Germany is considering temporarily relaxing some environmental rules to help farmers overcome a sharp rise in animal feed prices after this summer’s drought, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday.<p>The government is considering allowing some ecological compensation …

Environmentalism

Harvest conference planned at Warren Wilson College

Harvest conference planned at Warren Wilson<p>The Organic Growers School will host the 5th Annual Harvest Conference on Sept. 7 and 8 at Warren Wilson …

Farming