Big Shoes to Fill: An Honours Thesis Investigation into the Halifax Food Footprint

The local food movement is growing! Increased involvement in community gardens and attendance at farmers’ markets has demonstrated our collective desire to eat local. All this discussion about local food got me thinking: is it physically possible for everyone in Halifax to eat local? How much land does it take to feed our growing city? These questions became the foundation for my honours thesis project, … Continue reading Big Shoes to Fill: An Honours Thesis Investigation into the Halifax Food Footprint

The Impacts of Food Waste

Most of us are probably guilty of food waste at some point. I can admit that I have bought too many vegetables before, and have tossed an over ripe one in the compost bin. I have never really liked wasting food, but have also never really thought about the consequences either. While many of us don’t think how much food we waste, globally it is occurring … Continue reading The Impacts of Food Waste