Appetite for organic food grows and found its presence in Indian supermarkets

… our production capacity to meet the rapidly growing demand for SoulTree products,” Vishal Bhandari, Founder & CEO, SoulTree. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Appetite for organic food grows and found its presence in Indian supermarkets …

UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only…

… essentially said organic and small-scale farming is the answer for “feeding the world,” not GMOs and monocultures. According to the new UN report, major changes are needed in our food, agriculture and trade systems, with a shift toward local small-scale farmers and food systems recommended. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only… …

We Can End Hunger With Six Billion Pounds Of Edible Produce, But We Don’t Because It’s ‘Ugly Food’

… is the disposal of six billion pounds of food. The reason is because said food is “ugly.” To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: We Can End Hunger With Six Billion Pounds Of Edible Produce, But We Don’t Because It’s ‘Ugly Food’ …

Internships support new concentration in agroecology and sustainable food systems

… and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) to integrate undergraduates into the seasonal work of the campus’s 33 acres of organic farmland and market gardens. With support from the Clarence E. Heller Foundation and a U.S. Department of Education Higher Education Challenge Grant, CASFS staff and UCSC faculty have crafted an internship program that complements the environmental studies major’s new concentration in agroecology and sustainable food systems. To continue reading this article, please …

Board game introduces pathways to a competitive bioeconomy using hemp & bamboo

… with non-renewable materials (which are often transported vast distances from production to manufacturing to retail). In order to transition our economy from one based on nonrenewable and energy intensive resources, we’ll need to make a shift to other, more eco-friendly, materials which can be grown sustainably and sourced locally. In short, we need to establish and grow a ‘bioeconomy’ that is both regenerative and economically viable. To continue reading this article, please …

3 reasons why bamboo plywood is better than hardwood | Architecture And Design

… layers are cross-laminated and heat pressed together to provide stability and prevent warping, making bamboo ply 3-4 times more dimensionally stable then Oak. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: 3 reasons why bamboo plywood is better than hardwood | Architecture And Design …

Manipur Women Bamboo and Weaving Products hit market in Delhi 20151202

… ethnicities of Manipur. Also, six women artisans from Manipur namely Ms Arambam Bijaya, Ms Domneilhing, Ms Sinam Debala Devi, Ms. Nengneilam Haokip, Ms. T. Muithang, and Ms. Kongkham Prabavati Devi came to Delhi to showcase their products and to explore and connect with urban market. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Manipur Women Bamboo and Weaving Products hit market in Delhi 20151202 …