foodbanks

Beyond Food and the rise of poverty

The UK seems, from a simple, global perspective, to be an affluent and fair nation. We have universal healthcare and a benefits system, and the GDP is expected to increase in the coming years. Yet, The Independent reported that food bank usage rose by 13 percent in the past year (from March 2018). The question […]

Could you make a wedding feast from Durham bins? Re-f-use and the scandal of food waste

How many times have you or a housemate bought a bag of carrots, lettuce, peas, used some in a meal, and then forgotten about the rest until you noticed something growing in the bottom of the fridge? It’s easily done when you’re cooking for one. But what a waste of good food! Food waste is […]