Jonathan Safran Foer: why we must cut out meat and dairy before dinner to save the planet | Books | The Guardian
A random thing I've been doing lately to reduce my waste – I keep any and all vegetable scraps in a bag in my freezer. Whenever I've collected enough, I boil them all up into vegetable stock to use in cooking, to give plenty of that sweet, sweet umami flavour.
All kinds of scraps go in the bag. Carrot peel. Onion skin. That one mushroom which always starts to go dry before I can use it. The only rules are to make sure everything's clean, and to avoid using anything which is rotten or mouldy.
Today I Learned that you can’t find #broccoli in the wild since it was created by humans by breeding it from wild cabbage.
What would happen if the entire US stopped eating meat? Research says it'd be like taking 60 million cars off the road and there’s no nutritional downside.
http://www.businessinsider.com/switch-from-meat-to-meatless-diet-environmental-benefits-2019-8 #govegan #vegan #food