A food relief project launched in South Africa a year ago acquires edible surplus produce from emerging and commercial farmers. It then distributes that produce, through FoodForward SA and SA Harvest, to almost 2,000 charities throughout South Africa. OneFarm Share, funded by Standard Bank and facilitated by South African AgriTech HelloChoice, has received more than […]
When people come together, incredible things happen. This is the case with OneFarm Share, a platform powered by a partnership between HelloChoice and Standard Bank. Celebrating its first anniversary, OneFarm Share has facilitated the donation of approximately 7,000 tonnes of fresh produce, translating to 28 million meals for over 1 million people.
U of A researchers determine that adopting adaptive multi-paddock grazing improves water infiltration in grassland soil Over the past five years, a group of scientists at the University of Alberta conducted a research study to better understand how rotational adaptive grazing management across Western Canada influences environmental processes. They have demonstrated that adaptive grazing improves […]
With world leaders gathered for the COP26 summit in Glasgow, there is much talk of methane emissions and belching cows. The Global Methane Pledge, led by the US and EU and now with many country signatories, aims to reduce methane emissions by 30% by 2030. This is seen as a “quick win” to reduce global […]
‘It’s not the cow, it’s the how’: why a long-time vegetarian became beef’s biggest champion Nicolette Hahn Niman was an environmental lawyer who became a cattle rancher, and didn’t eat meat for 33 years. For both the ecosystem and human health, she argues, it’s how animals are farmed that matters