How A Sustainable Food System Is Built
By Louisa Chalmer
Food is undoubtedly one of the most constant and impactful aspects of our lives.
And the ways that we produce — and consume it — are impactful as well.
We all know about climate change. Agricultural activities (crop, livestock and fossil fuel) contribute approximately 25% of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions — yet around 1/3 of all food is wasted.
15% of the world’s land surface area has been degraded by soil erosion and physical and chemical degradation, while even more is at risk.