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Growing food in the city 2

There are a lot of problems with our existing food production system. Consider: the average mouthful of food of Americans has travelled 1,500 miles before reaching our plate, losing nutrition and flavour while consuming an incredible amount of energy. The… read more

Growing food in the city

An example of people in a big city reducing their footprint, making the climate more comfortable and getting cheap and healthy food. This is possible in many places. In Havana they have already much experience: A project from Havana, Cuba… read more

Water and History

Water for people – through the ages There is plenty of water on earth, but fresh water is rare. Humans are depending on fresh water, personally, but also especially for the production of food. Most human settlements were traditionally started… read more

Wonderbeans

Starvation in many parts of Africa is often the result of exhaustion of the soil. In Western Europe this problem arose in the 19th century caused by a fast growing population. The use of chemical fertiliser solved the problem. But… read more