Posts tagged food system
Unlike a Globalized Food System, Local Food Won’t Destroy the Environment

Agroecology, holistic resource management, permaculture, and regenerative agriculture. These inspiring testaments to human ingenuity and goodwill have two things in common: They involve smaller-scale farms adapted to local conditions, and they depend more on human attention and care than on energy and technology.

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Agroecology getting to the root causes of climate change

The climate–food connection has been largely absent from the climate discussions – at least in the official circles. It shows how the industrial food system is a main culprit when it comes to the climate crisis, and illustrates how agroecology and food sovereignty offer solutions.

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The Food Sustainability Index: Fostering the Global Shift Towards a More Sustainable Food System

A sustainable food system (SFS) has been defined by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) as a food system that ensures food security and nutrition for all in such a way that the economic, social, and environmental bases to underpin food security and nutrition of future generations are not compromised.

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