BBC one and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall declare the War on Waste

On Monday 9th of November the second and currently last episode of BBC one's Hugh's War on Waste aired, where Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall investigates how waste, and food waste in particular, can be reduced in the U.K. and what role large supermarket chains play in this battle of trash. Waste is a huge problem in the … Continue reading BBC one and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall declare the War on Waste

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The “farm girls” from Chernobyl

The former inhabitants of Chernobyl have returned home: A group of grandmas decided to occupy the land around Chernobyl, grow their own food and live in a like-minded community. The most striking thing I take away from this story is that these ladies fear hunger more than anything else. Before I write about the pro … Continue reading The “farm girls” from Chernobyl