LONDON: People across the world are changing their eating habits because of the rising cost of food, according to a survey of 17 countries carried out by Oxfam and released Wednesday.
More than half of those questioned, or 53 percent, have modified their diet in the last two years, with 39 percent of those who had changed what they eat blaming higher prices.
In Kenya, 76 percent of respondents said they had changed their diet with 79 percent…
Posted on June 16, 2011 at 12:12am
by Luanne Bradley
Posted on July 30, 2009 at 8:02am
Sobeys store, Oshawa Ontario. Image credit:Consolidated Energy Systems
Posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments
It was a very nice warm sunny evening yesterday so I had a little walk around the neighbourhood. I spent an hour and a half looking at peoples gardens as I walked by. Out of all the back yards I could look into, I would say about 15% were overgrown and badly cared for and about half of them were indifferently cared for (no weeds but mostly lawn). The rest all seemed pretty nice to look at. About half of those were low-maintenance gardens that were… Continue
Posted on June 27, 2009 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments
Over the last couple of weeks I've been harvesting my big redcurrant bush, one or two small tubs a day. I've given away some of them to neighbours and colleagues because there are just too many to eat myself. About 1/3 of the currants have been harvested up to now.
Posted on June 25, 2009 at 10:46am — 1 Comment