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Growing food in a regenerative way, reconnects us with nature and people. Let’s acknowledged the importance of farmers and land.
FOOD AND THE PLANET
Our environmental footprint (natural resources consumed) has overpass the recovery capacity of the earth (biocapacity). Let's understand how this connects to food.
We are what we eat. If we eat healthy, very likely, we will be healthy. But what is healthy food considering the diversity of people and cultures? Let’s read!
Humanity needs a food system that better sustains our bodies, environment, and communities. Food can be part of the solution because interconnects with the land, water, biodiversity, energy, health, global warming and migration.
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Vananda Shiva in Barcelona 2018
Statement by Vandana Shiva, ecologist, regarding the food system and the current economic model.
Evolution of Diet by National Geographic Magazine
Information on the evolution of diets and diet similarity.
Complete speech by Severn Cullis-Suzuki, climate activist, at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.
Earth from Space by Discovery Channel
Film that shows the earth from space and the forces and processes that sustain life on our planet.
Soils for food security and climate by 4 per 1000
Short film that illustrates why it is important that we care about the ground.
Food for thought by National Geographic
Short film that illustrates the impact of the current food system.
Re-thinking Progress by Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Short film that illustrates the meaning of circular economy.
True Health Initiative
Initiative spreading fundamental evidence and global consensus-based truths about lifestyle as medicine.
21st-century-agriculture by George Steinmetz
Photographic investigation showing the impact of intensive agriculture.
Hungry Planet and What I Eat by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio
Photographic investigation on food habits and traditions of people around the world.
Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
Network of cities around the world, working together and sharing knowledge to build resilient and sustainable cities.
Green Bronx Machine
School project that teaches socially disadvantaged children to grow vegetables and is building a new local economy.
The Huaraz Case
Lawsuit filed by Saúl Luciano Lliuya, a Peruvian mountain guide from Huaraz against the German energy company RWE.
Juliana versus USA
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez explains the meaning of the lawsuit “Juliana vs. the United States of America”.
Full speech by Greta Thunberg, climate activist, at the UN Conference on Climate Change COP24.
4 per 1000
Initiative that promotes climate change mitigation, through the increase in soil organic carbon (0.4%) in the top of agricultural soils.
Food Climate Research Network
Awareness and connection network to understand and build sustainable food systems.
A Growing Culture
Organization promoting and facilitating collective learning between farmers, supporting agroecological innovations and a sustainable food system.
Movement fostering positive stories to strength socio-environmental causes, build partnerships and co-create campaigns with other groups around the world.
Lexicon of Food
Online encyclopedia that explains the meaning of sustainable foods, term by term, telling stories and showing great videos.
Global Footprint Network
Organization that develops and promotes tools that measure the amount of resources we use and how much we have.
Movement that promotes skipping meat one day a week to promote human health and protect the environment.
Movement that encourages to reduce consumption of animal products to promote human and environmental health.
Sustainable Development Goals
Call for action by all countries to promote prosperity while protecting the planet.
Nonoy and the Sea Monster by WWF Austria
Video that shows the impact of intensive fishery on local communities.
Five-step plan to Feed the World proposed by National Geographic
How to double food availability while reducing the environmental damage caused by agriculture.