How is food waste measured, and why does it matter?

Food waste is a global issue, accounting for 8% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. In comparison, aviation accounts for just over 2%. If food waste were a country, it would be the third biggest emitter after the US and China. According to the FAO, we waste one third of all food produced for humanContinue reading “How is food waste measured, and why does it matter?”

3 steps to homemade oat milk

I was so disappointed when oat milk company Oatly sold its soul to Blackstone, a giant corporation that funds Amazon deforestation, influences rent hikes and donates millions of dollars to Trump. Amidst “oatlygate” a couple of friends told me how easy it was to make oat milk myself. There are loads of benefits: it’s cheaper,Continue reading “3 steps to homemade oat milk”

Easiest vegan apple crumble

My parents have an apple tree in their garden in the countryside, and this year is has produced SO MANY APPLES. We don’t know what to do with all of them! Whenever I visited they sent me home with bags of them, and I wanted to make sure I would use them all. I madeContinue reading “Easiest vegan apple crumble”

Food waste wonders at the V&A

Between May and October last year (2019) the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (V&A) held an exhibition called FOOD: Bigger than the Plate. As well as featuring sections around farming, trading and eating, the exhibition magically included the most interesting food waste showcase I’ve ever seen. I went to the exhibit with a myContinue reading “Food waste wonders at the V&A”