Ugly vegetables, illustration by Annalisa Papagna

A third of the food produced globally is wasted. How come?

Do you know that subtle sadness who comes from discovering a rubbery, mouldy carrot in the back of your fridge? Wait a minute before tossing it away, and let’s think about how the carrot arrived there… Sounds overwhelming, right? You can’t manage what you can’t measure But let’s tackle one thing at a time. First […]

A meal kit won’t save us

Almost a year ago I was sitting in the metro and my eye was caught by an advertising billboard: it took me a while to understand what product was being advertised. A couple in a kitchen, surrounded by lots of vegetables and cookware, glancing at each other with a languid gaze. “Our secret? We do it […]

Five facts about chocolate

I’ve decided to start with an article about chocolate, partly because Easter is near, but also because I feel that it’s not often mentioned in the discussions regarding food sustainability (I’m speaking from my perception, but I’m looking forward to hear your comments). I’ve done my research based on the sources linked at the end […]