November in the Middle East offers a colorful spread of fruit and veg, including some heritage varieties.
Infarm, a company that grows fresh produce inside supermarkets, has recently announced a $170 million USD funding round to help the company expand across Europe. Their environment-controlled and automated growing chambers grow food such as leafy greens inside the supermarket, so it's fresh, without your food accumulating food miles.
Keto, paleo, vegan, gluten- and sugar-free, or intermittent fasting? How does a sustainabilist choose how to diet for health or weight loss?
Hard kombucha, a healthy alternative to beer and wine.
Here are 10 comforting soups to get you through the winter. One or two may be a pleasant surprise.
It’s 2020 and the world is slowly becoming more environmentally conscious. For most of us, it’s about creating better habits in our day-to-day lives with positive, sustainable changes.
Simran Sethi is a writer and activist who writes about protecting food we love like chocolate and wine. Scientists too are working to food we love safer through more sustainable agricultural practices.
It's a sign of the times: a vegan cheesemaking company in Israel is considering listing on the TASE - or Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Two meat or animal product substitute companies already list there and now Vgarden, which makes vegan cheese is looking to raise capital.
Date pits from 2000 years ago have born viable fruit in Israel.
Make your own tahini popsicles flavored with chocolate and that Middle Eastern flair.
Building on what was before now, a new film narrated by Woody Harrelson offers a solution to the pickle we are in - or the pickle we think we are in. Regenerative agriculture.
Zucchini's at peak season, and it complements fish beautifully. For light summer fare, try this herby salmon and zucchini dish.
Like making lemonade from lemons (or fermented lemons which are even better) Russian scientists have found the best way to use an invasive weed brought from America – and called hairy beggarticks or Bidens pilosa officially. Its other names are black-jack, cobbler’s pegs and Spanish needle. The Russians found that the leaves of the plant […]
Farmers, consumers, home gardeners are exposed to cancer-causing Roundup.
The conventional hummus product with the highest level of glyphosate – more than 2,000 ppb in Whole Foods Market Original Hummus – was nearly 15 times the benchmark set by a US enviro group.
This traditional Iranian rice dish takes a new, vegetarian direction with meaty eggplant and Portobello mushrooms.
Nazareth-based Al Arz, maker of a popular tahini paste is coming under fire from the Arab population for its support of the Arab LGBTQ community.
Ramli agricultural systems in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh and hanging gardens of Djebba El Olia provide vital ecosystem services and traditional knowledge preservation.
The local Bedouin knew about them for thousands of years but in the 1920s, pilots of the Royal Air Force flying over the deserts of Israel, Jordan and Egypt saw mysterious line shapes in the ground that they named “Desert Kites”. Because their outlines, as seen from the air in their planes, reminded them of airborne kites.
Yo. The International Day to respect the bees, yo. We mean respect them every day, but extra today.
A savory dip based on pumpkin, gift of the Libyan Jewish cuisine.
Farmers dump nitrogen on nutrient empty soil so we can have tacos, cereal, a fresh salad. A new solution using switchgrass may make farms healthier.
Think you have COVID-19? Grab a bottle of your hottest sauce and see if you can taste fire.
A new study released by Northwestern University concludes that vitamin D may be an essential weapon to protect yourself from the coronavirus. According to researchers, lower vitamin D levels significantly increase the likelihood that an infected person will develop severe symptoms and complications. The study drew upon data from hospitals in China, France, Italy, South […]
When the average consumer thinks of seed tech, his or her thoughts usually wander immediately to GMO crops. Thankfully, today's innovators are coming up with more than just ways to genetically enhance crop plants to increase pesticide tolerances.