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Call for participants: YEE Foodprint Working Group

Are you interested in our food systems and their relationship with environmental destruction or protection? Do you want to explore how to decrease the environmental footprint of individuals and organisations? Do you want to exchange and create good practices, materials and activities in an inspiring international context? Sounds appealing? Join our YEE working group on… Continue reading Call for participants: YEE Foodprint Working Group

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Farmers’ markets: a better Saturday activity than going to the supermarket

Despite the consumerization of current society, many people like me foster their weekly ritual of going to their local farmers’ market. But why all the effort of roaming the different stands, and be dependent on seasonal and local food if you could just load everything you wanted into your shopping cart and pay at the checkout at the supermarket?

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Why we are a vegetarian office

Have you ever thought what impact your diet has on climate change? You might think that fossil fuels have a bigger impact on the environment than any other industry. Right? Wrong! Industrial meat farming is contributing more towards greenhouse gasses than some oil and fossil fuel companies combined according to recent reports [1,2,3].

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Foraging: An alternative food source

Foraging for food is another way that you can save money, get outside and enjoy nature. Humans have been using the skill of foraging for centuries, but in the modern world of convenience we have detached ourselves from this skill. In recent years foraging has seen a resurgence and this past time is currently on an upward trend [1,2].