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Wrinkled veg and half-eaten humous

Emma Barnett from Love Food Hate Waste came to talk to us on 7th July.  She started off with some scary facts:  In the UK we throw away enough food, from our homes, to fill Wembley Stadium to the brim nine times over – every year’; ‘Wasting food costs the average family £480 a year. … Continue Reading

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London’s Food in the Spotlight

Continuing in the series on London and Climate Change hosted by Transition Highgate and Muswell Hill Sustainability Group: London’s food in the spotlight: five ways to reduce the capital’s foodprint. We are delighted to welcome Dr Vicki Hird from Friends of the Earth to talk about the carbon impact of London’s food and how it … Continue Reading

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Sustainable Food and Farming Info Evening Mon 16th April

Sustainable Food and Farming Info Evening and Social Mon 16th April, 8 – 10pm Hornsey Moravian Church Community Hall, Priory Road N8 7HR (bottom of Muswell Hill) Come and chew on some of those meaty issues surrounding food and farming and how we can move towards low-carbon eating and support sustainable agriculture in the UK. … Continue Reading

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Reducing food waste on the Broadway

According to WRAP, the waste action group, , 5.3m tonnes of still-edible food is thrown away each year.  The Best Before project www.bestbefore.org.uk  has the desperately sensible mission of redistributing unsold food from retailers which is past its Best Before date, to those who will benefit from it such as soup kitchens and community groups. … Continue Reading

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Sustainable Food

Sustainable Food and Farming

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The complex food systems of modern life have a massive impact on the health of the planet as well as our individual health and the health of communities around the globe.  In the UK the food we eat accounts for around a fifth of our total green-house gas emissions and the majority of this is … Continue Reading

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