SEED: The Untold Story – movie shows how guardians are fighting to save our seeds

Seeds are one of the planet’s most treasured resources, yet in the last century 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. SEED: The Untold Story is a documentary movie which follows seed guardians as they battle to defend the future of the planet’s food. Agro-chemical companies such as Monsanto, which is the world’s largest genetically modified seed corporation, now controls over a quarter of the world’s seeds. They own … Continue reading SEED: The Untold Story – movie shows how guardians are fighting to save our seeds

The World’s Smallest Garden encourages growing your own herbs and recycling

The World’s Smallest Garden, a mini eco-friendly hydroponic unit that can be inserted into most glass bottles, is empowering people living in urban environments to take charge of their food choices by growing their own, therefore tackling issues such as food miles, waste and packaging. A fun, easy and low maintenance way to grow fresh herbs, especially for those who are limited on space, the World’s Smallest … Continue reading The World’s Smallest Garden encourages growing your own herbs and recycling

Arthur Potts Dawson: The “original Green chef” helping to change the dynamics of the food industry

Arthur Potts Dawson, the “original Green chef” as Jamie Oliver once penned him, has long championed sustainable practices within the food and catering industry from his creation of “sustainably aware urban restaurants”, being an advocate for “wonky fruit and veg”, making use of everything in the kitchen long before it became coined “zero waste”, through to founding a supermarket “for the people, by the people”. … Continue reading Arthur Potts Dawson: The “original Green chef” helping to change the dynamics of the food industry

Superfoods: What is moringa?

Moringa is a highly nutritious plant native to India, Pakistan and Africa. This nutrient-dense superfood is rich in iron, calcium, vitamins and antioxidants, as well as the same essential amino acids as any other complete protein such as meat. Moringa has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine. Known as the “Miracle Tree”, it is said to prevent 300 diseases including diabetes, malnutrition and is … Continue reading Superfoods: What is moringa?