Month: February 2022

Bring Back the Ancients

February 21st, 2022 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Since the 1940s there has been a massive global production boost in three grain crops; wheat, maize, and rice. This has been at the expense of other ancient grains. This may be set to change. One of the leading strategies for sustainable agriculture is to unlock the potential of underutilized crops with a focus on ancient cereals and ...

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Bitter Sweet

February 14th, 2022 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog posts on Food Swaps for the Planet and Bring Back the Ancients you may be interested to know that cutting back on sweets, pastries, fried foods and processed meat can also have a major impact on your own health as well as that of the planet. A review examining the environmental impact of food consumption found that ...

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Food Swaps for the Planet

February 7th, 2022 | Posted in Info

The role of diet in human health is well established. In the past decade, there has been a growing acceptance that what we eat also has a profound impact on the health of the environment. Agriculture accounts for about 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions and an estimated two thirds of the world's fresh water is used for irrigation of crops. ...

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