Blog post: Spotlight on urban, vertical and indoor agriculture - Helen Breewood discusses: Should food be grown in cities? If so, how?
Featured report: Grazed and Confused? It is safe to say that the debate over grass-fed meat has left people either polarised or confused. Is grass-fed better or is it worse for the climate? What’s actually true?
In Fodder this week: We have several items from FCRN members this week: Nicholas Bowles reports that improved efficiency alone is not enough to bring the livestock sector’s impacts within the planetary boundaries, and argues that dietary changes will be required as well. Alexandra Sexton of Oxford’s Livestock, Environment and People project outline the narratives and counter-narratives surrounding meat replacements. Samuel Smith of international non-profit Forum for the Future has created a three-part blog series exploring sustainability issues linked to animal feed. Pat Thomas of UK campaign group Beyond GM has helped to set up the website A Bigger Conversation, which explores the debate on genetic engineering in the food system.
Project: Plating up Progress? A collaborative project to define usable metrics for assessing food industry progress in delivering sustainable and healthy diets.
Blog post: Anke Brons discusses - Inclusive sustainable diets in the multi-ethnic city