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Re: growth, connection, sources

饮水思源

人丛

a crowd, a community;

Food, at its core, is something that connects – across space, across time. Jiaozi, gyoza, ravioli. I fold dumplings the same way my great great grandmother did. Food is what brings us together at the table, but we have long lost touch with its giver.

丛 is an attempt to find that togetherness again. To, as a community, reconnect with our food.

“丛” 这里开始

start here;

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly – we may not all have the capacity to make the overhauls we need to make, but we can make the effort to connect. To learn, to understand, to think about our food and food systems.

As the saying goes, we don’t need 1 person doing zero waste perfectly, we need millions doing it imperfectly. The same goes for any form of climate action, including solving the food disconnect. Let’s start here, on this page.

丛 is a journey – join us.

Slicing the pie

From sand mining, to roads causing forest fragmentation, our treatment of the natural world as a resource, a pie to be sliced up and distributed can be seen all around us. Nature, and all its forms of life, has an inherent right to exist – why then do we force it to justify the space it takes up? Reexamining our attitudes towards nature, this piece delves into the consequences of the problematic sense of entitlement we have towards our shared earth.

Shark fin shame – lessons from the fight against finning

From a symbol of wealth and status, shark fin is now increasingly associated with cruelty and unsustainability instead. While the fight against shark overfishing is yet to be won, the shift in attitudes and rejection of shark fin products bear testament to the power of activism, awareness, and consumer choice and consciousness. Exploring the history,Continue reading “Shark fin shame – lessons from the fight against finning”

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