Tag Archive for Raj Patel

How to Feed Ourselves in a Time of Climate Crisis

Courtesy of Yes! Magazine. Here are 13 of the best ideas for a just and sustainable food system, from saving seeds to curbing food waste. Raj Patel & Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz Sep 08, 2017 Changing the food system is the most important thing humans can do to fix our broken carbon cycles. Meanwhile, food security is…

Like Farting in a Lift: Raj Patel on the Impoliteness of Poverty, Inequality and the Need to End Food Marketing to Children

From The Inquiring Mind archives, here’s a worthy example of the work that appeared in that Buddhist journal over the course of its thirty-one year run. This is an extended excerpt of an interview with Raj Patel that was first published in their Fall 2014 edition. It has lost none of its relevance or clarity.…

Transforming a broken food system: an interview with Raj Patel – Fairfood International

Courtesy of Fairfood International. Read at the source. Transforming a broken food system: an interview with Raj Patel   30 October 2015   In its ‘Social justice in the food sector’ series, Fairfood is interviewing experts on their views on how to create fair and sustainable food supply chains. You can find all interviews in…

Raj Patel on the High Cost of Industrial Food Production

Graph: Negative environmental externalities across 11 sectors From the KPMG International report, A New Vision of Value: Connecting corporate and societal value creation. Graph cited by Raj Patel at the 2015 UVM Food Systems Summit.    Transcript of Patel’s comments regarding this graph: If we’re relying on the private sector to do something for us,…