Food

Eat better, smarter. Grow cleaner, more sustainable food. Great bumper stickers, but how do you do it? PF members offer their solutions on how use science and good practice to feed ourselves more sustainably.

Fruitcycle diverts landfill-bound fruits and vegetables and turns them into snacks. (Screenshot from Fruitcycle website.)

George Washington University
D.C. may be a great hub for good food, but it’s also a huge hub for food waste.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
What do you when 30-40% of America's food supply goes to waste? Learn how the Food Recovery Network at the University of Maryland combats one of the environment's biggest threats. — Sara Merken and Kira Sommer    
University of Arizona
The Community and School Garden Program here in Tucson Arizona is an innovative program that stands as an exemplar to others all over.
The George Washington University
I spoke to one of Love and Carrots' gardeners, Leigh Prezkop, and asked her both about what Love and Carrots does and how they plan on impacting urban sustainability.
The George Washington University
This details the work of DC UrbanGreens and how its greenhouse farm aims to grow food to support the local community.      
The George Washington University
I sit down with the owner of Evolve Restaurant, Dr. Baruch, for his take on how vegan food contributes to urban sustainability.      

Frank Fritz assembles and labels the bins for a pilot composting program last July. (Photo courtesy The Washington ComPost at GW.)

George Washington University
Students are leading the battle against food waste in cities. From local start-ups to wholesale retailers, young entrepreneurs seek new ways of rerouting food waste into innovative ideas.
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IaaC)
Projects like the Smart Floating Farms can help change some of the existing paradigms which have led us to the present situation and open new possibilities which can improve the quality of human life and the environment.
University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism
I researched the composting program at Ole Miss, and I interviewed Kendall McDonald, a post-baccalaureate fellow in the Office of Sustainability.
The George Washington University
What's your hidden water footprint?

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