Nose deep in wildflowers, the botanist examines a “Viola lutea”, before gently sliding it into a newspaper for drying. (Article in French)
The French Conseil d’État has ruled in favor of the Order presented by the government for origin labeling of meat in prepared meals and milk in dairy products.
Cutting harvesting seasons and making people with allergies cry, ragweed continues to spread in France, despite the many tools used to fight it, which have failed due to this invasive plant’s extraordinary ability to adapt. (Article in French)
Food waste is weighing down household trashcans and is an enormous source of garbage, even while communities have made a choice, unthinkable just a few years ago, to perform separate collections for these scraps. (Article in French)
On the roofs of high schools in Montpellier, the Opéra de Paris or even those of the AFP, beehives have certainly integrated themselves into the urban landscape in the last several years, but urban apiculture has its limits and the city bee will never replace the countryside one. (Article in French)
Since the 17th century, a decree by Colbert has authorized fishermen at the Capbreton port to sell their catches directly without going through an official fish market, thus carrying on an exceptional tradition on the Atlantic coast: sold at the table (one could even say “off the backside” of the boat), directly at the port. (Article in French)
Accident Series is a project by the artist Zeren Badar. He manipulates reproduced works of art, on which he glues, paints, and places common objects (most often for eating). It is a surprising and colorful mix that gives a modern taste to classic portraits.
If you are a woman and making concrete and significant steps in the areas of agriculture and ecological and social nutrition, in both France and in developing countries, you should apply now for the Prix des Femmes Marjolaine! (Article in French)
It may have disappeared, but since the 2000s, French producers no longer want to be forced to grow “globalized tomatoes”, responded Laurent Bergé, a farmer in Nantes and president of the AOP of Tomatoes and Cucumbers in France. (Article in French)
It may be on the UNESCO heritage list, but global experts warn the Mediterranean diet, prized for its health benefits, is losing so much ground to the fast food culture that the decline may be irreversible.
France vs Germany, 2-0. Should Les Bleus have eaten the Lions? No, but seriously, what role does food play in France’s victory? Beyond the strict diets of players, it’s mainly big brands for junk food that are draped across player jerseys during major sporting events. (Article in French)