Recipe: Cheese & Thyme Oatcakes

Oatcakes are a healthy and nutritious snack to munch on when you are in need of a little something. With the delightful addition of cheese and thyme, these oatcakes are simple and easy to make and will go down a treat with kids and adults alike. Ingredients:  220g of rolled oats 150g of medium cheddar cheese, grated 1 tsp of dried thyme 30g of butter, … Continue reading Recipe: Cheese & Thyme Oatcakes

How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Sage is a prevalent herb used worldwide in cooking and herbal medicine. Whether you opt for the fresh or dried form, sage adds a warm, pine-like flavor with hints of rosemary and citrus to any dish. Here are some tips on how to select, prepare, store and preserve this useful herb. via How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Barnraiser: Crowdfunding platform connecting sustainable food producers with conscious consumers

Crowdfunding platform Barnraiser is connecting food producers, farmers, chefs, and tastemakers in healthy and sustainable food with consumers who want better health for themselves and the planet. Barnraiser makes it easy to discover, share, and fund online the people changing how the world farms, eats and lives – giving farmers and food entrepreneurs a chance to raise funds and find new customers. The crowdfunding site, which … Continue reading Barnraiser: Crowdfunding platform connecting sustainable food producers with conscious consumers

Recipe: Valentine’s Day Red Rose Cocktail

Red roses, symbolic of love, are the most common Valentine’s gift exchanged. There are numerous ways that you can channel the love magick of red roses and bring it into yours and your significant other’s Valentine’s Day – whether it’s via a bouquet of fresh roses, dried rose petals in a pot pourri mix, rose eau de toilette, or a cocktail made using rose syrup. … Continue reading Recipe: Valentine’s Day Red Rose Cocktail

Everybody Eats: New Zealand’s first permanent pay-as-you-feel, rescue food dining experience

Everybody Eats, a pay-as-you-feel, rescue food dining experience in New Zealand, has become a permanent fixture in Auckland following the success of its weekly pop-up. Volunteers take food that would otherwise go to waste, and turn it into a three course meal for diners at Avondale’s Woodworks cafe. Meals are served to customers from all walks of life – including homeless people, elderly and persons suffering … Continue reading Everybody Eats: New Zealand’s first permanent pay-as-you-feel, rescue food dining experience

DingsDums Dumplings: Berlin-based eatery making dim sum-inspired dumplings from surplus food

Getting creative with food waste is fortunately becoming a norm worldwide. Inspired by Chinese dim sum, a Berlin-based trio have invented DingsDums Dumplings by packing surplus fruit, vegetables and organic meat into pasta dough. The DingsDums Dumplings team – brother and sister duo Mauritz and Jilianne Schröder and their friend Ann-Kathrin Wohlrab – serve unusual fillings such as green asparagus, guinea fowl, curry lentils or Nuremberg … Continue reading DingsDums Dumplings: Berlin-based eatery making dim sum-inspired dumplings from surplus food

Save A Crust: Free cookery workshops demonstrate how to avoid bread waste and save money

Bread is a staple food in many households, yet up to 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day in the UK. In order to help households avoid bread waste and save money, North London Waste Authority has commissioned Keep Britain Tidy to hold some free cookery workshops to show residents how they can get creative with leftover bread. Seven free cookery workshops will be held, one in each north … Continue reading Save A Crust: Free cookery workshops demonstrate how to avoid bread waste and save money

Nibs Etc.: Fighting food waste and creating healthy foods with juice pulp

The amount of waste from creating healthy, nutritious juices from scratch is huge. And for that reason, food waste champion Chloë Stewart set about finding a simple solution to dealing with the pulp leftover from juicing. Chloë Stewart’s solution came in the form of setting up a new food company, Nibs Etc., which makes granolas, crackers, loaf cakes and brownies handmade with ingredients that would otherwise be … Continue reading Nibs Etc.: Fighting food waste and creating healthy foods with juice pulp

Netherlands brewery Lowlander recycles Christmas Trees into beer

Netherlands-based brewery Lowlander Beer has launched an innovative zero waste campaign collecting leftover Christmas trees and recycling the needles to brew their 2019 Winter IPA. At least six hundred kilos of needles are needed to produce the 2019 batch of Winter IPA. Since 2 January, Lowlander brewery has been collecting unwanted Christmas trees from consumers, bars and restaurants in The Netherlands with the aim to … Continue reading Netherlands brewery Lowlander recycles Christmas Trees into beer

Sombra Mezcal: Zero waste distillers creating drinks and bricks in its sustainable production of mezcal

Producing the Mexican agave spirit mezcal produces a lot of waste, which is why drinks brand Sombra Mezcal has developed a process for making green building material, adobe bricks, used in the construction of houses in Mexico. For every bottle of mezcal made there are 10 bottles of liquid waste and 12 kilograms of the solid waste (bagazo) created. In Matatlán, the heartland of mescal-making in … Continue reading Sombra Mezcal: Zero waste distillers creating drinks and bricks in its sustainable production of mezcal