Tackle food waste to fix our food systems

With global food systems wreaking havoc on our climate, Jamie Crummie asserts the best place to start with tackling this overwhelming problem is addressing food waste.

I write this column whilst wearing shorts and being hit by glorious sunshine looking out at the blue skies above London, a far cry from the cold and grey landscape that winter can bring. By the time this has been sent to the editor my garden is now a blanket of snow. This isn’t filler or classic British small talk, I promise, but as something spoken about on a second by second basis the weather is the first indication that our climate is changing before our very eyes. You may be thinking: but what has this got to do with the food industry? Well, everything if you ask me…