Organizations

Bee burg food share

Brooklyn Grange

Bushwick Food Coop

Butter Beans

Eagle Street Farm

East New York Farms!

Food & Water Watch

Gotham Greens

GrowNYC

North Brooklyn Farm

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

Stories

Committing Insecticide

Committing Insecticide

Traveling under the Entomophagy Rainbow at the Brooklyn Bug Fest. NOTE: This is Part I of a two-part exposé of the Brooklyn Bug Fest, a celebration of entomophagy unfurling in Brooklyn this past Labor Day Weekend. Part II, an interview with some Bug Food Entrepreneurs, will run next week.   Eating is one of the…

NEW RESTAURANT WASTE LAWS

NEW RESTAURANT WASTE LAWS

Our friends over at Neighbors Allied for Good Growth originally published this on their website a few days ago about the new restaurant waste laws. It’s very informative for those who work in the hospitality industry, or for customers who are interested in learning how their food is disposed of. Click here for the original story… Read More

The Next New York City Breweries Will Be For Recycling Food Waste

The Next New York City Breweries Will Be For Recycling Food Waste

Breweries are always fun. You get to taste the beer and learn how it’s made, and now, it looks like breweries may turn into compost stations. FastCo shared a story earlier this week about a new startup, Industrial/Organic, and its attempt to develop a clean, indoor process that can turn food waste into near-odorless fertilizer and can be done within city limits.

Why Urban Farming Matters

Why Urban Farming Matters

(Image Credit: Citizens of The Planet) As cities across the world continue to expand in both population and size, the high energy cost of transporting food from rural farmlands to urban centers is doing more harm to the environment. It’s hard to come by fresh food in cities, as most food is delivered via tractor-trailer… Read More