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A guide towards creating a sustainable food future

This report is the result of a multiyear partnership between World Resources Institute, the World Bank Group, the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations Development Programme, the Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement, and the Institut national de la recherche agronomique. The synthesis report was published in December 2018. Previously published installments analyzing many of the issues covered in this report in greater detail are available at www.SustainableFoodFuture.org. The report focuses on technical opportunities and…

The Sustainable Plate – Free Infographic

Eating foods that are healthy for us and for the environment is essential if we want to feed the future sustainably. This free 'Sustainable Plate' infographic is a simple way to visualize the global warming potential (GWP) of foods we regularly eat. Feel free to pass this resource along to a friend, client, or even print a copy off for your fridge! Loading... FREE Download

Sustainable Diets: National Academy of Sciences Panel (Proceedings)

Proceedings of Workshop, August 2018 On August 1 and 2, 2018, the Food Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC, on sustainable diets, food, and nutrition. The workshop objectives were to review current and emerging knowledge on the concept of sustainable diets within the field of food and nutrition; explore sustainable diets and relevant impacts for cross-sector partnerships, policy, and research; and discuss how sustainable diets influence dietary patterns, the…

Top 10 ways to eat more sustainably – free handout

Our diets are huge consumers of resources.  Growing crops requires an a serious amount of water, fertilizers, chemical inputs, petroleum, and land.  Check out my top 10 ways to make your diet eco-friendly below. Feel free to print (double sided) and pass along to clients, colleagues, or friends. Thanks in to Unilever for sponsoring this handout, and distributing at FNCE (the annual food and nutrition conference).

The state of America’s wasted food: Opportunities to make a difference

State of America’s Food Waste Academic White Paper Download the paper here. America is wasting nearly 40% of all the food it grows, and this is having major social, economic, and environmental impacts.  I wrote this white paper with Dr. Katie Brown to not only highlight the major issues, but also to provide actionable solutions to reduce our overall waste. 

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