Category Archives: food

Four Meals from Anarchy: Rising Food Prices Could Spark Famine, War, and Revolution in 2022

From TheAltWorld’s Newsletter: https://ergobalance.blogspot.com/2022/04/four-meals-from-anarchy-we-must-grow.html

Posted in food | Leave a comment

UK food production to shrink as input inflation hits 24%

From the Farmer’s Weekly: https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/markets-and-trends/input-prices/uk-food-production-to-shrink-as-input-inflation-hits-24 Double-digit cost inflation is hitting every single enterprise of British agriculture, casting doubt on the sector’s ability to maintain food supplies in the year ahead.

Posted in food, inflation | Leave a comment

Why your fish and chips may cost a lot more

An example of what has become a discretionary market at today’s prices.  A market that was essential in the post-WW2 era. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/business-60762921

Posted in economy, food | Leave a comment

These foods could soon be in short supply due to the war in Ukraine

From the Climate & Economy website: https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/03/15/these-foods-could-soon-be-in-short-supply-due-to-the-war-in-ukraine  

Posted in food | Leave a comment

Transforming Food Systems to Transform the Future | Jason Bradford

https://www.planetcritical.com/p/transforming-food-systems-to-transform?  

Posted in food, General | Leave a comment

Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power

Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power Richard Heinberg October 25, 2021 This essay is based on, and partly extracted from, the book POWER: LIMITS AND PROSPECTS FOR HUMAN SURVIVAL. During the last century, evolutionary biologists developed the idea … Continue reading

Posted in climate change, economy, evolution, food, General, nature | Tagged | Leave a comment

REPORT IDENTIFIES POOR SOIL HEALTH AS NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT

News release from the Food & Global Security Network Wednesday 20th October 2021 REPORT LAUNCH – WATCH RECORDING HERE ​A report, Soil health: a national security profile, launched today by the Food & Global Security Network, calls on ministers to formally … Continue reading

Posted in food, land use | Leave a comment

Gas Crisis Hits Food as Giant Dutch Greenhouses Go Dark

https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/your-tomatoes-may-cost-more-as-gas-prices-hit-dutch-greenhouses

Posted in energy, food | Tagged | Leave a comment

The big food redesign study

The Ellen Macarthur Foundation has published what may turn out to be seen as a “ground-breaking” study about a transition of the food system to a circular economy The circular economy is increasingly recognised as a solutions framework to address … Continue reading

Posted in economy, food | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lambas Scones

Paul Mobb’s lifestyle may provide a hint of things to come.  He sees life from the bottom up, in amazing detail. He writes: One of the reasons I got into nutrition in my teens was that I did a lot … Continue reading

Posted in food | Tagged | Leave a comment