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‘Food miles’, a term that has been floating around for a long time. It refers to the total distance has travelled to get from its source, to your dinner plate (and if we’re nit picking on to landfill or compost too). 429 more words

Sustainable Everyday

Bees and honey?

By the end of this year, or more realistically, next year,  we hope to add honey to the list of foods we provide for ourselves. To get us started a local beekeeper provised us with 3 traditional style hives to attract native Japanese bees using the scent of wax. 106 more words

Garden And Outside

The Truth: Protein and Other Concerns

Transitioning to my current diet was not something that happened overnight. It took weeks of cutting certain foods out and required a mind switch in terms of what to buy and what to cook. 700 more words

Climate Change

Earth Week Day 3: Grow Your Own Food

It’s Earth Week!

Each day this week SLCgreen will post different tips and activities to challenge you to reduce your impact on the Earth.

Today, we are challenging you to grow your own food– whether that’s a pot of basil or something more ambitious. 352 more words

General Sustainability

Year for the Planet Week 15: When Eating Makes Me Feel Complicit

Before you can fix the world, you have to fix yourself. Year for a Planet is a personal challenge to be a better human for the planet for a whole year. 848 more words

Climate Change

Policies for the City Region – serialised: Part 3, Food.

We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. We have long been interested in looking at Greater Manchester’s food systems as case studies for wider economic and social issues.  1,738 more words


Egg-cellent ways to keep your Easter sustainable

With Easter approaching, the excitement for the copious amounts of chocolate and hot cross buns is becoming more apparent. Like any holiday, the selection of goodies that comes with it has the ability to not be sustainable. 286 more words

Student Green Office