seed savour: saving heirloom seeds
food / products / urban farming

seed savour: saving heirloom seeds

over the last few weeks my Facebook timeline was flooded with posts regarding American seed company Monsanto and their plans to introduce their patented GMO (genetically modified organism)  seeds to European farmers. A lot of people are concerned about this company entering the European market and rightly so. I’m not going to go into the … Continue reading

food culture: eating by design
exhibition / food / urban farming

food culture: eating by design

For those interested in knowing more about where the food we eat comes from, I strongly recommend a visit to Food Culture: Eating by Design at the Designhuis in Eindhoven. Curator (and food designer) Marije Vogelzang selected works by designers who deal with the complex relationship we have with food. Because even though our lives quite … Continue reading

aquaponics by mediamatic
events / food / urban farming

aquaponics by mediamatic

Mediamatic, a Dutch research lab concerned with the influence of new technologies on society and culture, are presenting a workshop on aquaponics: a sustainable food production system that combines the cultivation of fish and vegetables. Aquaponics is a closed system that utilizes natural bacteria cycles to convert fish waste into vegetable nutrients. It wastes no … Continue reading