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Delicious ways to reduce food waste


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Here’s One Way Climate Change Will Make the World Look Different

We now know that climate change is a lot more complicated than the world just getting hotter or colder. It will have all kinds of effects, and scientists studying the African savanna think they’ve found one of them.

http://gizmodo.com/heres-one-way-climate-change-will-make-the-world-look-d-1737403942

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How Can We Support Affordable, Nutritious Diets? Reduce Wasted Food

Looking for a way to stretch your food dollars?  Would an extra $30 per month for each person in your household help?  That’s about $370 per person per year, or almost $1,500 for a family of four.  That’s the amount of money USDA estimates the average American spends on food that’s not eaten.  It is the equivalent of approximately 2 months’ worth of groceries in a year.  – See more at: http://blogs.usda.gov/2015/10/20/how-can-we-support-affordable-nutritious-diets-reduce-wasted-food/#sthash.ZlWXeEez.dpuf

http://blogs.usda.gov/2015/10/20/how-can-we-support-affordable-nutritious-diets-reduce-wasted-food/


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Almond milk: quite good for you – very bad for the planet

Sales of the non-dairy milk alternative are on the rise. But the super-healthy nuts – mostly grown in drought-hit California – need millions of litres of water to be produced. Think twice before you pour it on your cereal

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2015/oct/21/almond-milk-quite-good-for-you-very-bad-for-the-planet


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This floating greenhouse may be the future of our food

Architects’ visions for the future often take the shape of costly, large-scale utopias. Most of them never get built, others quickly turn into white elephants, decadent buildings in the future they were trying to anticipate. Yet a recent project seems to belong to a different breed.

http://qz.com/523937/this-floating-greenhouse-may-be-the-future-of-our-food/


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Science, Sustainability And The Dangers Of Naïve Policy

Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department Health and Human Services convene an advisory committee to develop dietary guidelines based on the latest scientific and medical research. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines won’t be released until later this year, but they’re already generating debate.

http://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2015/10/12/447908045/science-sustainability-and-the-dangers-of-na-ve-policy?ft=nprml&f=1053