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What hides in your dinner?

You might not know that when you eat a 200-gram burger, you are also consuming 3,000 liters of water (around ten full bathtubs of water) and 5 kg of grains… 1,120 more words


Seed sovereignty under threat – time to reform seed laws, nationally and internationally, says Dr Clare O'Grady Walshe

Dr Clare O’Grady Walshe studies politics and international relations and wanted to understand the power and political dynamics inherent in changing seed laws, policies, and practices inside countries in the face of globalisation. 253 more words

Food Security

Hunger, health, dependence and autonomy: Food issues during lockdown

Molly Gilmour, Dominic Reed and Phillippa Wiseman explore the subject of food and how it affected interview populations during lockdown. The availability of not just food, but the right kinds of food, had a huge impact on the mental and physical wellbeing of participants from all the research streams in the project. 1,429 more words


Alberta Food Matters

“Since 2001, the Growing Food Security in Alberta (GFSA) network has supported many projects and initiatives across Alberta focusing on food security and food sovereignty… 99 more words

#StacktoSackHunger : Shame around food insecurity

Back during the dark times in 1993, I went through a rough year struggling to put food on the table. I worked at a school where there was a lunch program and we could pay $5 a week for a hot lunch. 494 more words

The Edmonton Tourist Chronicles

What determines farmers’ awareness and interest in adopting cricket farming?

Farming crickets for human consumption is emerging as a promising novel and sustainable animal-source food production system. Cricket farming in Kenya first began in 2013. Adoption rates, however, have been slower than expected. 47 more words

Edible Insects

Invisible Hands



We are a non-profit organization delivering groceries and other essential items to populations especially vulnerable to COVID-19.

Powered by volunteers, we’ve completed thousands of contactless deliveries in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 40 more words

Supporting The Vulnerable