sustainability

mexico

This Team of Booze All-Stars Is Making Mezcal Sustainable

Sombra Mezcal is designed to be beneficial for both the land and the indigenous community in Oaxaca.
Dan Q. Dao
7.18.18
straws

I Tried Every Type of Non-Plastic Straw So You Don't Have To

The war on plastic straws is here, and you're going to need to know what your options are.
Eve Peyser
7.11.18
italy

This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil

The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.
Diletta Sereni
1.5.18
food waste

Wine Backwash Is Being Made into Hard Liquor

Turns out all of the wine spit in those buckets is good for something.
Nick Rose
11.28.17
Sushi

The Lazy Person's Guide to Eating Cheap, Sustainable Sushi

With the help of two seafood experts , we put together a guide to eating sustainable sushi for you, lazy person. Bad news about that spicy tuna roll.
Hilary Pollack
11.10.17
sustainability

This Bar Wants You to Drink Garbage

"We've asked bartenders from other cocktail bars to bring their waste to us—not in a garbage bag, but in the form of a cocktail."
Alex Krancher
9.7.17
sustainability

Meet China’s '100 Percent Self-Sustainable Man'

He wears secondhand socks and brings his own organic vegetables to restaurants in a country where environmental consciousness is still a rare thing.
Jamie Fullerton
6.29.17
fishing

Nine Massive Fisheries Just Pledged to Combat Overfishing and Slave Labor

The world may be burning, but there's still some hope for our oceans.
Alex Swerdloff
6.13.17
agriculture

Meet the Couple Growing Tropical Supergreens in the Costa Rican Jungle

The founders of Finca Tierra went off-grid to sow greens that grow like weeds. Their humble goal: have the smallest carbon footprint possible.
Clarissa Wei
3.28.17
solar power

This Man Cooks His Lunch on a Satellite Dish

On a sunny day in Amsterdam, I met solar-cooking enthusiast Rik, who cooked hamburgers, popcorn, and coffee with the sun as his only power source.
Laura De Grave
2.25.17
sustainability

Meet the UC-Berkeley Professor Who Developed a Course Where Students Create Fake Seafood

Teams of students will compete to create new realistic textures for faux seafood, all in hopes of claiming a $5,000 prize.
Gigen Mammoser
1.30.17
meat

This Restaurant Serves 'My Little Pony Burgers' Made of Actual Ponies

These horse-meat burgers might actually be the most ethical meat you can eat.
Laila Bakker
12.10.16