Visiting an Aquaponic Sustainable Farm
Aug23

Visiting an Aquaponic Sustainable Farm

Yesterday, Green Eatz joined a tour of Ouroboros Farms, organized by Sustainable San Mateo County. This aquaponic farm is located just off the Pacific Coast in Half Moon Bay, California and has a commitment to sustainably-grown foods and giving back to the community. Ouroboros Farms has a 30,000 gallon facility set in a greenhouse of 7,000 square feet and supplies greens to local restaurants such as Half Moon Bay Brewery and The...

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Innovations in Food and Agriculture at FoodIT: Solution Harvest
Jul13

Innovations in Food and Agriculture at FoodIT: Solution Harvest

Yesterday, Green Eatz attended Food IT: Solution Harvest, organized by The Mixing Bowl. There were attendees from all over the world, from New Zealand, Australia, Finland and Italy, but I claim the prize for the shortest distance traveled – just 2 miles from my home to the event location at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View! The Mixing Bowl connects innovators in food, agriculture and information technology and Food IT:...

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The True Cost of American Food
Apr18

The True Cost of American Food

Last Friday, Green Eatz attended the True Cost of American Food conference in the food-conscious city of San Francisco. The Sustainable Food Trust, a small, non-profit organization from Bristol, UK, brought together this gathering of the great and the good from the sustainable food world. Prince Charles – Sustainability Advocate Patrick Holden is not only a Welsh organic dairy farmer but also the CEO of Sustainable Food Trust and the...

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Food as Art
Mar19

Food as Art

Looking at ‘food as art’ makes us connect and think about food in a different way. At the San Jose Museum of Art, the exhibition Around the Table shows the many aspects of food in our lives today. Thirty artists present their own vision of food’s impact on our culture in the past, present and future. Food as Art: History The Flatbread Society makes us think about the link between humans and grain over the ages. Their Boat Oven is a...

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COP19: Highs and Lows from Warsaw
Nov26

COP19: Highs and Lows from Warsaw

Was the United Nations COP19 conference on climate change a success or failure? Let’s look at the highs and lows of the event in Warsaw over the last 2 weeks. COP19: The Warsaw Mechanism The ‘Warsaw mechanism’ aims to help populations most at risk from global warming impacts. These include extreme weather events like hurricanes, as well as long-term events such as rising sea-levels. Work on this agreement is set to begin next...

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Solar Powered Flight across US
Apr26

Solar Powered Flight across US

Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg had a vision to create an airplane that needed no fossil fuel. After 12 year’s hard work, their solar-powered plane is ready for a flight across America. Pioneering Spirit Bertrand Piccard has the genes for adventure. His grandfather flew to great heights in a pressurized cabin suspended from a hot air balloon. His father sunk to record-breaking ocean depths in a submarine. And Bertrand flew...

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