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Google is ending food waste by measuring it with LeanPath

Google is ending food waste by measuring it with LeanPath | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Five years ago, Google starting measuring the quantity and value of food being tossed at its facilities. It’s still got a long way to go, but it’s an object lesson in how focusing on a problem can bring solutions.
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together we can do better....

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Why meat consumption isn't sustainable

Why meat consumption isn't sustainable | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
It's just not possible to feed meat to the 7 billion (and growing) people on planet Earth.
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I recall an episode of Star Trek Enterprise when Skip was happy to enjoy a real steak – he savored it. That is probably in our future. And – I agree with it. Your thoughts?

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Paul Greenberg answers the trickiest questions about fish, our last wild food

Paul Greenberg answers the trickiest questions about fish, our last wild food | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Is responsible seafood the answer to our health and environmental crises? Author Paul Greenberg explores in a new PBS documentary, "The Fish on My Plate."
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"our last wild food"

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Tomatoes tasted much better 100 years ago. Can their flavor be restored?

Tomatoes tasted much better 100 years ago. Can their flavor be restored? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Florida and beyond analyze how tomato flavors have changed over time.
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probably because science "fixed" them....   heck, they tasted better 25 years ago  (I was not around 100 years ago!)

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What you need to know about processed foods

What you need to know about processed foods | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Michael Moss' exposure of the food industry in "Salt Sugar Fat" will open your eyes.
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and i firmly believe that processed foods are also responsible for early deaths, medical issues and many cancers killing our pets - humans do have a choice....

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10 huge food trends you'll devour in 2016

10 huge food trends you'll devour in 2016 | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
bugs are set to go mainstream on a global scale.
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bugs?   edible BUGS?  what happened to potatoes and pasta....  yuk!

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Guy spends 6 months and $1,500, and all he got was this lousy sandwich

Guy spends 6 months and $1,500, and all he got was this lousy sandwich | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
It's not really cooking from scratch until you evaporate ocean water to make salt.
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makes me want to run out and get a sandwich - that somebody else makes....  for 5 bucks!

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What Is Organic Food, Actually?

What Is Organic Food, Actually? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
As corporations rush in to make a buck, some farmers are pushing back — and fighting for the soul of organic food
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the future of organics...

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Why we should plant food forests instead of gardens

Why we should plant food forests instead of gardens | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A food forest is a forest full of plants that grow human food, and they don't require as much upkeep as gardens.
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sustaining the planet...

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Is this spherical vertical garden the future of urban farming?

Is this spherical vertical garden the future of urban farming? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Growroom is a build-it-yourself farm pod from Space10, which wants to change the way we grow food before climate change makes it difficult.
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what a concept...  a use for all that empty lobby space - great way to welcome visitors or guests - "pick your own radish" - works for me - I like radishes...

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No food is healthy. Not even kale.

No food is healthy. Not even kale. | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
ESSAY | And until we understand why, we’ll find it hard to make better choices about what we eat.
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so don't eat, drink or breathe - and you will be just fine?

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Next Time You See a Sell-By Date, Remember This

Next Time You See a Sell-By Date, Remember This | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
"Sell-by" labels on food items, much like expiration dates, mean a lot less than you think and may be causing you to toss edible food way too early.
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this is a super important read....   as the world population increase food resources become more important....  imagine if we could reduce consumption by 10% - or 20%


AND - it helps your budget

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Meet a Baby-Boomer Couple Farming in Shipping Containers - Modern Farmer

Meet a Baby-Boomer Couple Farming in Shipping Containers - Modern Farmer | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Urban farming is as hip as it gets. But it just got hipper—and more profitable.
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old TV - Green Acres....   no more - this is the 2015 style

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Gross! You don't even want to know what they found in your veggie hot dog

Gross! You don't even want to know what they found in your veggie hot dog | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Genetic testing found meat and human DNA in many veggie dog brands.
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theses dogs need some improvements.... oh, improvement got us here in the first place...

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