Gardening is a pastime with a multitude of benefits for the environment and general health. The lockdown has seen a surge in people investing in their gardens—that is, of course, if they are fortunate enough to have space for them. The National Allotment Society reports that … [Read more...] about Have a green thumb but no garden? AllotMe can help.
Vegan diets have been gaining in popularity lately due to the adverse effects of the meat industry on the environment . A study from The University of Oxford found that if the global population went vegan, food-related emissions would drop 70 percent by the year 2050. However, … [Read more...] about In a productivity slump? A vegan diet may be the answer you’re looking for
Avocado is the trademark food of brunch-loving millennials, but as it turns out, this trendy fruit has not only a delicious buttery flavor but also many great health benefits! Here are a few reasons why you should incorporate avocado into your diet. Full of healthy fats. … [Read more...] about These nutritious benefits make avocados as healthy as they are trendy
The Optimist Daily is a big fan of alternative meat company Impossible Foods and we love to write about its progress as it continues to grow. We celebrated when the company obtained its FDA approval so it could sell its plant-based meat in grocery stores, and also when it … [Read more...] about Schools across the US will soon serve Impossible Foods plant-based meat
From underground mushroom farms to rooftop oases, the urban farming movement is hitting its stride for the betterment of the planet and city residents. In South Korea, this concept is taking root in a local metro station where startup Farm8 uses 4,240 square feet to improve food … [Read more...] about The lettuce you eat at a Seoul Subway might literally be grown in a subway