Veggie challenge

Veggie challenge

You care about the planet but there's you can't commit to becoming a complete vegetarian or vegan.…

You care about the planet but there's you can't commit to becoming a complete vegetarian or vegan. You've dipped your toe into the flexitarian diet and maybe you've even done a zero-meat-weight-busting-wonder-detox diet…

Your daily dose

Your daily dose

Ever wonder how much water you use in a day? Check out this amazing interactive chart.  I…

Ever wonder how much water you use in a day? Check out this amazing interactive chart.  I was quite surpised to learn that 95% of your water footprint doesn't come from the long showers or your washing machine -…

Spring garden

Spring garden

Fancy rolling up your sleeves and getting dirty in the garden but you don't know what to plant or…

Fancy rolling up your sleeves and getting dirty in the garden but you don't know what to plant or when to plant it? No problem... just check out Moestuin's seed-calendar and pick your favourite spring seeds via…

Cool chef chloe

Cool chef chloe

Chef Chloe Coscarelli, former contestant and winner on a show called  'Cupcake Wars' as the…

Chef Chloe Coscarelli, former contestant and winner on a show called  'Cupcake Wars' as the first vegan chef, invents recipes that are so indulgent and so rich in flavor, you won't miss any ingredients. I've tried…

Too good to waste

Too good to waste

Every year Dutch supermarkets throw away €600 million worth of out-of-date food. Terrible,…

Every year Dutch supermarkets throw away €600 million worth of out-of-date food. Terrible, right?! However, the winning team from the Battle of the Cheetahs (a competition all about food solutions) have come up…

Wikipedia of food

Wikipedia of food

I'm pretty intrigued by Real Time Farms - a newish startup from a former Google software engineer.…

I'm pretty intrigued by Real Time Farms - a newish startup from a former Google software engineer. It's aimed at making food sourcing way more transparent. Instead of having to rely on restaurants who 'say' their food…

Boxed water is better

Boxed water is better

Part sustainable water company, part art project. That's how the guys from Boxed Water is Better…

Part sustainable water company, part art project. That's how the guys from Boxed Water is Better describe themselves. Either way, this is a very worthy initiative if only because of the research they've put in to find…

Farming of the future

Farming of the future

Growing food anywhere, anytime, that's basically what our future agriculture holds for us if we can…

Growing food anywhere, anytime, that's basically what our future agriculture holds for us if we can believe the trendwatchers :-) Freight Farms are new modular, expandable, crop production units that can be quickly…

Food combers

Food combers

What a simple but wonderfully charming idea! 10% of farmer harvests in The Netherlands get…

What a simple but wonderfully charming idea! 10% of farmer harvests in The Netherlands get left behind on the fields - students from Eindhoven's design school thought that was a huge waste and decided to do…

Landscape supermarket

Landscape supermarket

Could Dutch landscapes be transformed and play a new role in food production and recreation for the…

Could Dutch landscapes be transformed and play a new role in food production and recreation for the entire country? Yes, according to Dutch architects van Bergen Kolpa. Watch this video and visit their site for…

From paris with...cake

From paris with...cake

My friends Willa and Marieke from MINT just went to Paris to visit the Ethical Fashion Show.…

My friends Willa and Marieke from MINT just went to Paris to visit the Ethical Fashion Show. Besides the Parisian fashion, they enjoyed a great lunch at Rose Bakery (46 rue des Martyrs). Rose Bakery is run by a couple…

Best omelette ever

Best omelette ever

One of my favourite places to have breakfast or lunch in Amsterdam is Het Buffet van Odette. So it…

One of my favourite places to have breakfast or lunch in Amsterdam is Het Buffet van Odette. So it was a little shocking to hear that they're moving! But the good news is that their new home isn't far away and with a…

Paul annee bakery

Paul annee bakery

I couldn't resist this home grown tip:  Bakkerij Paul Annee uses only organic ingredients!…

I couldn't resist this home grown tip:  Bakkerij Paul Annee uses only organic ingredients! The Paul Annee Bakery is located in Amsterdam's 9straatjes and they serve up the most delectable treats! I only discovered…

Adorable pukka!

Adorable pukka!

If there would be an award for most beautiful design for tea packages, I believe Pukka should…

If there would be an award for most beautiful design for tea packages, I believe Pukka should win! Every box looks like an expensive perfume. The taste is just as good, as are the organic ingredients. Let's say it's the…