Why beans? For people and the planet

“The possibilities for positive change in our food systems are endless! With focused and coordinated action we have the potential to create a more sustainable, resilient planet that provides good food for all.” See: Good Food for All – https://www.goodfood4all.org/ “Unfortunately, as cost, conflict, COVID, and climate continue to negatively impact the rates of hungerContinue reading “Why beans? For people and the planet”

Stop Food Waste Day digital cookbook and other food waste resources

Happy Stop Food Waste Day (April 27, 2022)! To raise awareness of Stop Food Waste Day, a digital food waste cookbook for home cooks has been published. It features recipes from 45 Compass Group chefs across 30 countries. These recipes give a second life to ingredients that most commonly go to waste in home kitchens,Continue reading “Stop Food Waste Day digital cookbook and other food waste resources”

The big problem of food waste: podcast

In this episode, FoodPrint talks to experts about why food waste is a problem, touches on how some grocery stores, restaurants and food companies are working to fix the problem, and digs into some of the cultural reasons why our society treats food as disposable. Finally, FoodPrint covers how you can reduce your own kitchenContinue reading “The big problem of food waste: podcast”

“Food Talk” podcast with Chef Alejandra Schrader on her new book

A new “Food Talk” podcast with Dani Nierenberg (by Food Tank): 302. Chef, author and food activist Alejandra Schrader discusses her new book, The Low-Carbon Cookbook. https://foodtalk.libsyn.com/302-chef-author-and-food-activist-alejandra-schrader-on-her-new-book-the-low-carbon-cookbook The book provides information on the complex relationship between food and the climate crisis, providing readers with an action plan and recipes to develop a diet that reducesContinue reading ““Food Talk” podcast with Chef Alejandra Schrader on her new book”

Single-item substitutions can substantially reduce the carbon and water scarcity footprints of US diets: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition estimates “the potential impact of a single dietary substitution on the carbon and water footprints of self-selected diets in the United States.”1 The authors found that the “highest impact item in Americans’ diet is beef and around 20 percent of survey respondents ate atContinue reading “Single-item substitutions can substantially reduce the carbon and water scarcity footprints of US diets: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”