Category Archives: Food week/month activities

Who grows the most? Who eats the most? The impact of global caloric staples by Andrew Ormerod

Interactive talk for Eden Food Week 2005 – event organised by Andrew Ormerod Theme – “Global Agriculture – food and nutrition issues A modern quest for food In the 1950’s supporters of Malthus ideas foresaw the growing world population outstripping food … Continue reading

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VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE. Dr. Raj Puri (Senior Lecturer in Environmental Anthropology Director of the CBCD; Convenor of Ethnobotany and Environmental Anthropology, University of Kent, Cantebury)

One of a series of interactive talks I organised for Eden Food Week in 2006, thanks to Raj Puri for taking part in the event.    What are ethnobotanists? Ethnobotanists explore the relationship people have with plants. They are interested in plants … Continue reading

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