Sustainable KitchenSadhbh Moore and Abi Aspen Glencross
A positive, practical handbook on how to shop, cook and eat in the most important room in the home. Founders of the Sustainable Food Story, Abi and Sadhbh, have put together tips and step-by-step projects on how to adapt your kitchen habits to a more eco-friendly way of life. With small changes to make those choices easier, and recipes along the way to help battle food waste, this book guides you through achievable ways to start making a difference.
Sustainable Kitchen is a positive, practical handbook on how to shop, cook and eat in an ecologically sustainable way. Founders of the Sustainable Food Story, Abi and Sadhbh, have put together tips and step-by-step projects on how to adapt your kitchen habits to a more eco-friendly way of life. Whether you are unsure about the best places to shop, what to do with your leftover lemons or how best to clean your kitchen without impacting the environment, Sustainable Kitchen is the complete guide to changing the way you think about food and the kitchen, in a way that is healthier for you and healthier for the planet. Having a sustainable approach to your kitchen will help you save money, connect to your community and produce better food, all whilst being kind to the planet. With small changes to make those choices easier, and a few recipes along the way to help battle food waste, here are several achievable ways to start making a difference.
About the Authors
Sadhbh Moore and Abi Aspen Glencross are founders of The Sustainable Food Story, a roving supperclub that travels around the world, exploring the origins of food and discussing where it comes from and how we can eat better for our health and the planet. Sadhbh Moore has been a chef and cookery teacher at the Skip Garden for 4 years, and has been interested in food, environmental issues, nature and questioning the status quo of the world around her for as long as she can remember. She graduated with a degree in Sustainable Development from the University of St Andrews in 2013, where she wrote essays on and got involved with all the environmental and food related projects she could find. She is currently undertaking a Masters in Global Public Health Nutrition. Her passion is root-to-fruit and reducetarian cooking with local, homegrown, foraged and seasonal produce that supports more sustainable food systems.
Abi Aspen Glencross is a scientist, farmer, cook and botanical explorer based in Hertfordshire. A trained chemical engineer and ex-synthetic meat scientist she changed her career tact in 2017 to train as a farmer, she left the laboratory to work at Stone Barns and Blue Hill, NYC. Upon her return the duo co-founded The Sustainable Food Story. She also co-founded the collective Future Farm Lab which experiments and explores the future food system by creating learning experience and connecting farmers directly with citizens; and #OurField, a cereal coop movement. Her passion is for heritage and landrace grains, and she now heads up the grains dept. at Duchess Farms and is head farmer of 10 aces for the team at Pale Green Dot, supplying fresh produce to London chefs. When not working she can be found back in her Cornish homeland, with her characteristic ski suit with a cup of tea and slice of obscure grain cake in hand.
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