Waste Less, Lunch Free events teaching people how to save money and waste less food in the process

Wise Up To Waste are hosting a series of events – Waste Less, Lunch Free – to show people how they can save money and waste less food in the process. The Waste Less, Lunch Free events take part in each of the north London boroughs (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest) in August and September. we will deliver seven Waste Less, … Continue reading Waste Less, Lunch Free events teaching people how to save money and waste less food in the process

Champagne losing its fizz due to climate change

Climate change is responsible for many of the strange things occurring in the world right now, and for many climate deniers, hit them with their favourite glass of bubbly and they may just get it. Champagne is in danger of losing its distinctive flavour and fizz because of climate change. Warmer temperatures and earlier harvests in the famous wine-making region of Champagne in France are … Continue reading Champagne losing its fizz due to climate change

Local Roots: Shipping containers become “fertile ground” for growing “any produce, anywhere”

LA-based company Local Roots is turning shipping containers into indoor farms that can turn any produce into local produce, anywhere. Local Roots grow fruits and vegetables in shipping containers that are stacked in old warehouses or parking lots, which can either be connected to the grid or powered by solar energy. Local Roots’s indoor farms are known as TerraFarms. Each TerraFarm is a controlled environment featuring LED lighting, computer-controlled … Continue reading Local Roots: Shipping containers become “fertile ground” for growing “any produce, anywhere”

Fresh Prescription: Detroit residents prescribed fresh fruit and veggies

A fruit and vegetable prescription programme is helping to create healthy communities and community environments in Detroit. The scheme known as Fresh Prescription, which prescribes fruit and vegetables on prescription rather than pills, targets low-income patients with chronic disease, caregivers of young children and pregnant women. The first fruit and vegetable prescription programme in Detroit was launched in July 2013 at CHASS Center, in partnership with Eastern Market … Continue reading Fresh Prescription: Detroit residents prescribed fresh fruit and veggies

Recipe: Mulled Wine Sangria

You may be familiar with sangria as a summertime drink, but it can also be enjoyed during the festive season as a mulled wine sangria. A cross between a mulled wine and sangria, make a batch of this cocktail for your guests over the festive season. This recipe for mulled wine sangria is also delicious hot or cold. Ingredients: 1 bottle of Spanish red wine … Continue reading Recipe: Mulled Wine Sangria