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Sustainability Matters: March 13, 2015

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

March 13, 2015


A new Kickstarter campaign wants to fund the creation of the world’s first "plantable" coffee cup. [Modern Farmer

A restaurant franchise lobbying group has opened a court case challenging Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage. [Al Jazeera

School lunch programs across the country want to source locally, but face stumbling blocks like bureaucratic red tape and contractual disputes. [NPR

A new online tool called the Vegetarian Calculator claims to tally the number of animals killed to feed an omnivore over a set period of time. [MUNCHIES

If we’ve truly reached “peak farmers markets,” what’s next for the local food movement? [Quartz

A new study from Princeton suggests that feeding antibiotics to livestock is no longer promoting substantial weight gain. [Mother Jones