a taste of Paris, featuring sustainable urban farming

When I think of Paris, I imagine cast-iron balustrades bordering the Métropolitan signs of the subways stations, wrought iron balconies, elegant cream-colored stonework, and wide boulevards lined with independent bookshops, cafés, and boulangeries. The Porte de Clignancourt area of the city doesn't necessarily fit this description. Situated on the northern periphery of Paris, this diverse neighborhood is … Continue reading a taste of Paris, featuring sustainable urban farming

#LovePulses and take the pledge

The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the year of Pulses, which are the edible seeds of plants in the legume family. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) officially recognizes 11 specific types of pulses, but they can generally be encompassed in 4 groups: dry peas, beans, lentils, and chickpeas. Referred to as … Continue reading #LovePulses and take the pledge

attacking the problem of food waste in france

Exciting things are happening right now in France to attack the problem of food waste. This past May, the French parliament introduced an energy bill that made headlines around the world thanks to Article 103, which would have forced large French supermarkets to donate unsold but edible food to charities or for animal consumption. Additionally, … Continue reading attacking the problem of food waste in france