Category: Food


Fantastic Fats And ominous oils

My recollections from childhood in the late eighties and nineties have a few standout milestones: singing the lyrics to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song on repeat (turtle power!), my first...

Food availability and natural resource use in a green economy context

Purpose and scope of this paper The term food security encompasses four dimensions that cut across the supply chain: food availability, access to food, stability of food supply systems regarding availability and access,...

Accounting for environmental and social impacts through full-cost pricing of food

Making the transition to GEA will require reflecting the true costs – economic, environmental, and social – of different systems in the price of products. This entails internalizing external costs associated with...

How does agriculture address green economy?

Introduction The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), through Resolution 64/236 of 24 December 2009, decided to organize the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro, 3 to 6 June 2012 (UNCSD,...

What is the fastest way to grow vegetables?

Sustainable Soil Fertility The food we purchase is how we farm or grow, our food. When we purchase food that has been grown with p g less sustainable practices, these are the types...

Ecology Action and the Common Ground Project

The work has always been worthwhile despite the continuing challenge of attracting strong, ongoing support. The biggest single asset to this undertaking is John Jeavons’s unfailing stamina and dedication. Over and over,...
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