BIG FOOD PAYBACKS TO CAFETERIA OPERATORS SPARK CONTROVERSY
Last week, a coalition of farmers, fishermen, and food system activists launched a new campaign that calls on three dominant food service management companies, Aramark, Compass Group, and Sodexo, to increase local and humane food purchasing, invest in racial equity, and reduce their carbon emissions, among other demands.
SAVING OUR SEAS: CAN SEAFOOD TRULY BE SUSTAINABLE?
Is truly sustainable seafood possible? How can we maintain the ocean’s ecological balance while still enjoying its bounty? What role can technology play in increasing the safety and traceability of our seafood supply?
LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF LOCAL SEAFOOD IN NEW ENGLAND
Just 15 percent of the seafood available at markets in the region originated in New England, according to a pilot study by the Rhode Island-based nonprofit Eating with the Ecosystem.
AVIVA PALEY IS COOKING UP SECOND CHANCES WITH KITCHENS FOR GOOD
This changemaker oversees job training, hunger relief, and food rescue programs for a social enterprise kitchen that teaches everything from 'knife skills to life skills.’
THE BEST WAY TO SUPPORT LOCAL SEAFOOD? SUPPORT A LOCAL FISHERY
CSFs are the best way to get domestic, wild-caught seafood delivered to your door.
CAN THIS BOSTON GROCERY STORE CHANGE THE WAY WE EAT?
The Dudley Square store is the second for Daily Table, a nonprofit designed to bring healthy, affordable food to inner-city neighborhoods with limited grocery options.
UPCYCLED FOOD MIGHT BE THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY
Here in the U.S. alone, we’re throwing away an estimated $162 billion in food each year, and most of it isn’t even spoiled.
THE NONPROFIT TURNING FOOD SCRAPS INTO MEALS FOR THE HUNGRY
Mountains of fragmented portobello mushrooms are reduced to their essence in an industrial-sized braising pan.
THE HOT NEW TREND IN FOOD IS LITERAL GARBAGE
Flour milled from discarded coffee fruit. Chips made from juice pulp. Vodka distilled from strawberries that nobody seems to want.
THE FOOD WASTE INNOVATOR DATABASE: SECONDSFIRST
In the U.S., we waste 63 million tons of food annually, at a cost of $218 billion.
TO SOLVE HUNGER, FIRST SOLVE POVERTY
A new book about the business of hunger argues that food charities’ reliance on corporate donations makes solving hunger impossible.
THESE SLEEK SOUP KITCHENS FIGHT HUNGER AND LONELINESS
Chef Massimo Bottura’s Refettorios will soon land in U.S. cities to fight food waste and isolation.
THIS DISRUPTIVE FISH BURGER AIMS TO REDUCE SEAFOOD WASTE BY 65 PERCENT
Sustainable seafood comes to Long Island by way of chef-created fishburgers.
HOW 'UGLY' FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CAN HELP SOLVE WORLD HUNGER
About a third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of its looks. That’s enough to feed two billion people.
FROM UGLY TO HIP: MISFIT FRUITS AND VEGGIES COMING TO WHOLE FOODS
As awareness of massive food waste grows, two major retailers now say they're ready to experiment with sales of less-than-perfect produce that may otherwise be wasted.
CAN 'SLOW FISH' HELP AMERICA'S SMALL-SCALE FISHERMAN?
"The more you can make people aware that there's a person behind what they're eating, then it gives them a different relationship to their food."