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Nicole Clarke
Waste Not Want Not

Waste Not Want Not

As has been discussed before, food waste is a huge global problem. A shocking amount of perfectly good food gets thrown into landfill on a yearly basis around the globe. In fact, if global food waste was to be considered a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world. * Shocked Emoji* It really is a huge, and largely unnecessary, problem. Humans seem to be really good at coming up with those- it’s almost a gift. But there are things that we can do to minimise adding to that particular issue, to repurpose waste and contribute to...

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Nicole Clarke
Fish + Water = Vegetables?

Fish + Water = Vegetables?

So when I found out how many farms operate in the UAE, I am not going to lie, I almost fell off my chair. I mean, we are still in the desert, right? And from my (very minimal) understanding of what plants need to grow, its soil (which we don’t have), water (which we don’t have) and sun (which we have far too much of). So what tale are you spinning here, sir?   But the truth of the fact is, there are thousands of operational farms in the UAE. And as you might have guessed, yes not all of...

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Nicole Clarke
The Perfectly Imperfect

The Perfectly Imperfect

Have you ever seen a carrot with an extra leg?  Or a cucumber that looks like it is reaching for its toes? Or maybe conjoined onions? Conjonions? (lol).   It is logical to think that these fresh fruits and vegetables don’t exist, or are freaks of nature. Or that it is normal that we only see uniform fruits and veggies, all perfectly aligned on supermarket shelves. But that isn’t the truth either, well not all of it. Truth is they get thrown away.   We are all aware of the global issue of food wastage - and often we think of food...

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