Sustainable Fishing: How to Choose the Right Fish
Most food guides and dietitians around the world recommend that we consume 2 servings of fish per week, especially fatty fish varieties because of their omega-3 content. But at the same time, we know that the vast majority of commercial marine species are being overexploited. So how can we take action when we are at […]
7 Tips to Better Store Fruits and Vegetables
Do you know how to store fruits and vegetables to extend their life? Whether you already know or do not know how to keep your veggies, these 7 tips will help you reduce waste and save money.
TOP 10 : Clean Out Your Fridge Recipes for Zero Waste
Some leftover foods become uninspiring from lingering in the fridge. Rather than throwing them away, why not make some “clean-out-your-fridge” recipes? Here are ten winning suggestions for breathing new life into leftovers and avoiding food waste.
5 Tips to Reduce Food Waste in the Kitchen
Do you ever throw away a lot of food when you clean the fridge and pantry? Especially fruits, vegetables and almost full jars that have been forgotten at the bottom of the fridge? Here are 5 tips to help you dramatically reduce food waste and save you money at the same time.
Glyphosate on Our Plates
Introduced into the market in 1974 by Monsanto, under the brand name Roundup, glyphosate is a herbicide known for its high efficiency. It is the most widely used herbicide in the world. In 20 years, the amount of glyphosate applied in the fields has increased fifteenfold. To eliminate weeds, glyphosate is sprayed on crops throughout […]
What to Eat for Your Health and That of the Planet?
According to a recent scientific report, in order to improve the health of the population and preserve the planet, it is necessary to reduce the consumption of animal-sourced and ultra-processed foods. Here’s how to eat healthy to benefit your own health and that of the planet!
How to Make Sure You’re Promoting Sustainable Fishing?
Sustainable fishing is performed by a fishery that ensures that fish have the time to reproduce and does not harm the environment and other species. Without careful attention, the resources on our planet are becoming limited. But how can you make sure you are buying sustainable fish when making your purchases?
Crickets Are Chirping… in Your Plate!
Although little known in North America and Europe, entomophagy is a food tradition in parts of Asia, Africa and South America. Despite its somewhat bizarre name, entomophagy is simply the consumption of insects by humans. With more and more insect-based products coming to grocery store shelves, I’m going to take stock of the nutritional and […]
Furoshiki, a Ravishing Wrapping
If you’ve ever invited Japanese friends to your home, they probably brought you a bottle of wine or a box of chocolates wrapped in a square of colorful fabric. It was a furoshiki, a traditional fabric used to carry presents, clothes, food and other things. The name dates back to the Edo era (1603-1868) when […]
Objective: Zero Waste
After recycling, composting, and the sale of “ugly” fruits and vegetables, it’s time for the Zero Waste movement. People and businesses are increasingly targeting this new level of sustainability: no more polluting packaging, waste, and overconsumption. A big challenge, but a realistic one.
10 Food Scraps That You Should Never Throw Away
Food waste is a serious problem all around the world. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), about a third of the food produced worldwide winds up in the trash. In the industrialised world, the majority of the waste comes from consumers who buy too much food and throw it […]
April 22: World Earth Day
April 22nd is World Earth Day and hundreds of million people will be celebrating this event, in one way or another, in about 184 countries.