Food Security and Local Food Systems: SDG 2- Zero Hunger

Sustainable Development Goal number 2 is Zero Hunger. Now, the goal may be slightly misleading because the targets that sit under Zero Hunger encompass all aspects of food. Everything from food insecurity, malnutrition, small scale farming, sustainable agriculture and genetic diversity protection of plants, to name a few. Last week I did the first goal,…

The Global Pact Saving Our Urban Food System

Today, just over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. According to the United Nations, by 2050 this is expected to grow to almost 70 percent with an additional 2.4 billion urban dwellers worldwide. Currently, global cities account for 3 percent of land mass but are responsible for the majority of resource consumption…