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Want to double world food production? Return the land to small farmers!

Want to double world food production? Return the land to small farmers! | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
All over the world, small farmers are being forced off their land to make way for corporate agriculture, writes GRAIN - and it's justified by the need to 'feed the world'. But it's the small farmers that are the most productive, and the more their land is grabbed, the more global hunger increases. We must give them their land back!
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Terra Madre Salone del Gusto Gives Us Some Cinematic Food for Thought - Slow Food International

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto Gives Us Some Cinematic Food for Thought - Slow Food International | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Terra Madre Salone del Gusto will be hosting three activists, Amar Kanwar, Ron Finley and Yann Arthus Bertrand, who define cinematic activism
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Rise of the Small Farm Robots, Part 2

Rise of the Small Farm Robots, Part 2 | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Small farm robots that optimize farm operations and improve land management are bringing big changes to the field of agriculture.
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Urban farm grows within Staten Island apartment complex

Urban farm grows within Staten Island apartment complex | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Within the brand new URBY apartment complex grows a commercial urban farm that runs for about a tenth of an acre. There's about 900 apartments, shops, restaurants, and now abundant crops.
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Agenda Spotlight: Creative Placemaking - Project for Public Spaces

Agenda Spotlight: Creative Placemaking - Project for Public Spaces | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
The arts facilitate an exploration and celebration of diversity, and when art reflects the values and visions of the community it serves, it becomes a lasting part of that community.
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Meal Worms: Apartment Bug Farm Is Big Business - Modern Farmer

Meal Worms: Apartment Bug Farm Is Big Business - Modern Farmer | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Harman Johar, a recent graduate of the University of Georgia Athens, and just a regula guy -- except he has a few extra thousand roommates. And he just scored $2 million to begin his organic bug business.
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Profiling consumers who are ready to adopt insects as a meat substitute in a Western society

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Is Breeding Crickets Profitable? - WildLife Hub

Is Breeding Crickets Profitable? - WildLife Hub | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Breeding Crickets can be profitable so why not Turn an Expense into Income!! Breeding Crickets can be a great way to save thousands of dollars or make extra income. At WildlifeHub we have been producing feeder insects to pet stores, wildlife parks and the general public for over 11 years …. and we are happy... Read more »
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How to protect pollinators in urban landscapes and gardens

How to protect pollinators in urban landscapes and gardens | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
A new PDF publication is the complete guide to protecting pollinators while gardening, growing flowers or managing trees, shrubs or turfgrass in urban areas.
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These 4 States Are Doing Something Truly Revolutionary With Food

These 4 States Are Doing Something Truly Revolutionary With Food | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Ready, set, compost.
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The Xerces Society » Blog Archive » Seven bees in Hawaii added to US endangered species list

The Xerces Society » Blog Archive » Seven bees in Hawaii added to US endangered species list | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
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India's rice revolution

India's rice revolution | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
In a village in India's poorest state, farmers are growing world record amounts of rice – with no GM or herbicide. Is this a solution to world food shortages? John Vidal meets the farmers
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Soil Has a Microbiome, Too

Soil Has a Microbiome, Too | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it

The unique mix of microbes in soil has a profound effect on which plants thrive and which ones die
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The Diderot Effect: Why We Want Things We Don’t Need

The Diderot Effect: Why We Want Things We Don’t Need | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
The Diderot Effect helps explain why we buy things we don't need. Read this article to learn how the Diderot Effect works and what to do about it.
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'People are nicer to each other when they move more slowly': how to create happier cities

'People are nicer to each other when they move more slowly': how to create happier cities | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Urban spaces can be designed to make people feel happier, behave better and be kinder – and there are financial benefits
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Meet the Woman Who Runs NYC's First Commercial Farm in a Residential Development - Modern Farmer

Meet the Woman Who Runs NYC's First Commercial Farm in a Residential Development - Modern Farmer | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Wouldn’t it be great if all apartment complexes came with an urban farm?
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ANBP - Home

ANBP - Home | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
MojoMotor is the publishing engine that does less.
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Edible Insect-Farming Hatches New Breed of ‘Entopreneurs’

Edible Insect-Farming Hatches New Breed of ‘Entopreneurs’ | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Do Westerners have the stomach for entomophagy?
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Michael Pollan On the Topics of Biodiversity, Monoculture and Human Health - Slow Food International

Michael Pollan On the Topics of Biodiversity, Monoculture and Human Health - Slow Food International | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Michael Pollan weaves a story of interconnectedness, inviting us to discover and appreciate the role of elaborate interconnections that exist in the world of food and how they pertain to other meaningful aspects of human life.
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Please don’t paint the turtles, Florida wildlife officials say. They ‘don’t need touch-ups!’

Please don’t paint the turtles, Florida wildlife officials say. They ‘don’t need touch-ups!’ | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
"You can paint your house, a piece of furniture, a canvas or even your own fingernails or toenails, but you should never paint the shells of turtles and gopher tortoises!"
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These 4 States Are Doing Something Truly Revolutionary With Food

These 4 States Are Doing Something Truly Revolutionary With Food | Food Culture Community | Scoop.it
Ready, set, compost.
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