As with blood diamonds, now we know what blood cashews are.
Pope Francis endorses AI approaches to growing your food. He says it's ethical and we should do it.
If you're an adventurous eater who enjoys tracking down rare delicacies, travel to Calabria and taste white olives.
Yes, we know. This is a site where we delve into issues facing the western east. The region that the world knows as the Middle East but which we are rebranding as something less archaic, more in tune with what the near East is about. Like the rest of the world, we look to America […]
What do you get when you top a typical focaccia with olives and za'atar? A flavorful flatbread.
A startup from Israel is making a business creating raw materials for the dairy industry, well, we mean, the alternative dairy industry but the one that wants to mimic products that come from cows and animals.
So a plague of biblical proportions or worse has started in East Africa and it's moving rapidly toward the Middle East and affecting parts of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Food forests for the short term and mitigating climate change for the long-haul is the only way to stop this kind of devastation that will most likely lead to more conflict.
Taking care of all things big and small. Initial work with mRNA in cancer has led to a new commercial breakthrough that can alleviate a devastating shrimp virus crippling the shrimp industry. He may keep kosher, but he is happy to help.
Oat milk may the only option after milk and soy has let us down. We tried almond milk but that was killing the bees. Read on for our recipe.
Almond milk was so promising an alternative to cruelty-free cow milk, or hormone mimicking soy milk, but with the take on bees, maybe it's time to kick the creamy liquid habit?
Meat the Change - What is slow meat? Wild pastured? Whole animal meat. Organic. Raised with spirit? Bought at ethical prices? Slaughtered ethically? All of the above. The Slow Food Movement develops its standards, and a quiz.
Natalie Portman was the first A level Hollywood celebrity to make us know that the rich and famous cared about being vegan. She also bought green diamonds. The Israeli-American actress inspired others. Now JOaquin Phoenix has pushed the Golden Globes to serve all vegan meals. Meat is no longer a must.
The Bedouin have an ancient and fascinating history of life hacks. Here is one: crushed scorpion paste for your baby to keep the sting at bay. Recipe inside.
It started with one sidewalk fridge in Tel Aviv. Now The Fridge is an Israeli phenomenon used to educate communities about food waste.
The UN has decided we need more days to celebrate food and agriculture and has decided that 2021 is the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 21 May as International Tea Day and 29 September as International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. “Without healthy diets, we cannot hope to end malnutrition – […]
Not just for Israel and the tropics. Tangy star fruits or carambola can be great ground cover in orchards as an alternate crop or just a way to keep the soil healthy and vital in citrus orchards.
The United Nations FAO finds that people in central Asia may not be starving but they are in severe need of good nutritious food. When people are food insecure they become obese or unwell.
Okay! So, you have also heard about one of the most happening diet plans that have made celebrities, as well as common people, go gaga over it. You might have known it through a magazine that says Kourtney Kardashian is an avid keto follower, or maybe your friend raves about its benefits all the time.
What is regenerative agriculture and how can it be applied to solve so many planetary problems?
We took strange, bumpy kohlrabi and made a refreshing winter salad from it.
Fall Armyworm is invading the Near Middle East. New reporting app aims to mitigate risk, spread awareness. Have a half billion to spare? The UN is fundraising.
Every drop counts in the Middle East and North Africa. How can we learn to better manage water on national scales. Some new research offers tips.
Hydroponics farming is a good solution for growing food in countries where water is scarce. A USAID program gives training to local farmers so they can grow their own food and livelihood. This couple are from Jordan.
The congealed foods of the 1950s, '60s and '70s reflected a historical shift in American culture.
The UN recognizes the importance of ancient Spanish farming techniques. With climates similar to the Levant and influenced by North Africa, there is so much the Middle East can learn from Spain.