Top news of the week: 07.07.2020.

#agroecology #organic #plastic #NoSingleUsePlastic #FutureOfFood

Future Of Food

On Jul 4, 2020
@DaniNierenberg shared
“And remember that you have to love what you are doing because farming is not easy or secure, so find satisfaction in the task itself.” (@NimanRanch) https://t.co/KnOLodUq0b
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A Love for Farming that Spans Generations — And Continents

A Love for Farming that Spans Generations — And Continents

In this month’s Niman Ranch Farmer Friday Feature, FoodTank talks with Jeanne McCormack about her family’s lamb ranch in Northern California.

On Jul 3, 2020
@bioneers shared
Cultivating algae empowers coastal communities while storing CO2 deep underwater. https://t.co/1ouvmfHZhT
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What Kelp Forests Can Do for the Climate

What Kelp Forests Can Do for the Climate

Cultivating algae empowers coastal communities while storing CO2 deep underwater.

On Jul 3, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
Calling all professional storytellers Do you want to help us inspire more farmers to join the movement towards #agroecology? Or tell the story of the #organic pioneers who are innovating ways to farm with nature? We're recruiting a senior comms officer👉https://t.co/8QOKekDefD https://t.co/spuq92eISc
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Senior Farming Communications Officer

Senior Farming Communications Officer

Our work revolves around making the case for sustainable farming systems and supporting farmers and growers to make this transition. Examples of your activities include; producing …

On Jul 2, 2020
@marionnestle shared
Sugar in food products: A FoodNavigator collection of articles https://t.co/JCipawgSHs
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Sugar in food products: A FoodNavigator collection of articles

Sugar in food products: A FoodNavigator collection of articles

I am reprinting this with no comments (beyond really, healthier marshmallows?) from the industry newsletter FoodNavigator.  Here is its Special Edition: Sweeteners and sugar reduction Sugar ...

On Jul 1, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
Everyone knows that #plastic fills up landfills & waterways. But here’s something less widely understood: food packaging is also bad for our health. Get the details in our report on the foodprint of packaging: https://t.co/y37SwW4Zq2 #NoSingleUsePlastic https://t.co/LbQ4jPxM7F
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Food Packaging Is Bad for our Health

Food Packaging Is Bad for our Health

Food packaging, from plastic to metal to cardboard, is everywhere. We use too much of it and it contains chemicals that are bad for our health. Learn more.

On Jul 5, 2020
@UN shared
Traditional crops can: 🍌 enrich diets 🌱 safeguard agriculture 🌏 beat the climate crisis at its own game @FAO has more on the #FutureOfFood: https://t.co/asf2T0g99X
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Once neglected, these traditional crops are our new rising stars

Once neglected, these traditional crops are our new rising stars

Despite the huge variety that exist in the world, Cavendish bananas constitute nearly 50% of bananas grown globally. These “neglected” crops are generally indigenous or …

On Jul 3, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
@HighFarndale @rojograham @ofgorganic I defer to our previous conversation for more info. https://t.co/qLLRPvOdPg or this piece on the "less but better" approach https://t.co/DWOpqd7Feu It sounds like you are in contact with @ofgorganic now but if you have any more questions, let us know.
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Less but better meat – for climate, for health and for nature

Less but better meat – for climate, for health and for nature

It’s time to make better meat normal in schools, and less meat is part of this. A sustainable farming system with agroecology and organic at its heart requires that we eat …