Food and climate change

Professor Sarah Bridle was originally an astrophysicist, but when she started to think about climate change, her curiosity led her to pivot her research in a new direction – food and climate change.  She shared her knowledge on the podcast; here are some highlights. How does food relate to climate change? Food and climate change …

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Composting takes materials we often consider general waste and produces a material highly valuable for soil. What is composting?  Composting is the break down (decomposition) of organic material such as food and garden waste by microorganisms in the presence of oxygen, providing a nutrient-dense resource for enhancing soil quality. Why compost? How to compost at …

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Food waste

What do we mean by food waste? Food waste refers to food discarded at the retail or consumer level of the food system, such as produce failing to meet size/shape standards required by retailers. Food loss occurs before the retail system, for example arising from inadequate storage or poor handling processes. When it comes to …

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