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Our diets and demand for food is one of the biggest factors of climate change!

I have been seeing a lot of sustainable agriculture and local food promotions lately. However, until I saw this video by Jonathan Foley I did not realize the impact my dietary choices was having on the planet! 223 more words

Agriculture

College Gets High Marks As Conference Site For Community Gardening Association

Capital Community College’s Centinel Hill Hall was the convening site for the 38th annual conference of the American Community Gardening Association July 27-30th.

The College and downtown Hartford’s hotels and restaurants won praise from 300 conference goers, according to Mike McGarry, who helped promote the event. 252 more words

Events

Exploring the Shedd's Secret Garden

Most of us go to the Shedd Aquarium to see the animals, but did you know that they have an organic garden on the roof? The four acre garden has over 1000 species of plant, including many edible ones, like potatoes, kale, and tomatoes. 399 more words

Environment

My vegan and vegetarian food guide in Singapore

As most people know by now, I am quite a fanatic reduceterian for both health and environmental reasons. Since moving to Singapore in 2016, I have done extensive research on vegan and vegetarian hotspots in my new hometown. 1,345 more words

Featured

A New Partnership Aims to Reduce Food Waste in Salt Lake City and Beyond

by Terra Pace

In Salt Lake City, we’re proud to offer curbside compost collection for residents. That means those brown bins can take more than just leaves and twigs– they can take your fruit and vegetable scraps, eggshells, and coffee grounds. 589 more words

Recycling & Waste

Irene Matys - The Spicy Olive - Oakville, Canada

For me, not only is food fuel & simple nourishment but the centerpiece of family gatherings; the glue that brings and holds people together.

Food means family. 297 more words

What Does Food Mean To You

SLC FruitShare: Saving Fruit That Would Otherwise Go Unpicked

By Brooke Taylor

Salt Lake City works in partnership with The Green Urban Lunch Box, a local nonprofit organization aimed to “empower people to engage in local food production by using the resources available in their community… 500 more words

General Sustainability