Today is the start of Organic September, encouraging us to make small changes to make a big difference. What changes will you make this month? This post was previously published on the Breathe Network:
“The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it” Psalm 24.1
When you think of eating what comes to mind? We all enjoy a tasty meal shared with friends. It is so easy to buy what we want from a supermarket or to order whatever takes our fancy from a menu. But it’s not so easy to know where that food has come from, and who and what has been involved in its creation.
Our global food system leaves a lot to be desired:
- 1 in 8 people goes hungry while the world produces enough food to feed everyone.
- In the UK, we throw away 15 million tonnes of food every year, almost half which comes from our own homes. Wasting food costs the average household £680 a year. That’s roughly £50 a month.
- 40% of the world’s grain harvest is going to feed livestock instead of hungry people.
- Globally there are…
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