Producing 60% more food to make no war?
To avoid political turmoil, terrorism, social unrest, civil wars, UN warns that the food production must increase up to 60%. The world’s population is expected to hit 9 billion people by 2050, which, coupled with the higher caloric intake of increasingly wealthy people, is likely to drastically increase food demand
Menu e socialità
In un pomeriggio (English below) di fine estate durante una amichevole chiacchierata, il signor Gherardo, macellaio in pensione, mi raccontava che in tanti anni di attività, durata fino alla fine degli anni ’80, la carne bovina che venduta nella sua macelleria di Osimo (nelle Marche) proveniva esclusivamente dagli allevamenti limitrofi. Una volta sola è arrivato un […]
Organic Agriculture also for Mickey Mouse?
One of the most significant aspects of organic agriculture is the importance of the soil fertility, where the soil is considered as “alive” and at the same time an ecosystem. Soil as breathing entity that eats and is nourished; earth that protects and is protected.
Can you pass me the grasshopper please?
In today’s Italian online news of la Repubblica.it , Enrico Franceschini reported from an article of the Guardian’s Observer about the future of the food. It seems that in 2050 the population will have a new diet based on seaweeds (algae), insects, OGMs food and artificial meat , for which different tests to “grow” hamburger in […]