Rooted Everyday

The #MedFoodHeroes Cookbook: Recipes curated by environmental NGOs using sustainable ingredients from the Mediterranean

We believe the small choices we make in our dayto-day lives can have a positive impact on the environment and people. This cookbook is filled with Mediterranean recipes from the small sustainable producers featured in the #MedFoodHeroes @RootedEveryday campaign. Created by a core team of environmentalists who are working with projects, eco-regions and partners from across the Mediterranean. The Med …

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We Are What We Eat: Darfiyeh #MedFoodHeroes

  A big part of the Rooted Everyday campaign for 2020 will be focused on Mediterranean Food Heroes from our ecosites. They’re people who produce, shop and cook sustainably from across the Mediterranean. It’s an opportunity to talk about culture and biodiversity whilst showcasing the quality ingredients the Med has to offer. We want to show the rest of the …

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Chefs, producers and cooks share their favourite Mediterranean recipes, inspired by sustainable ingredients of our #MedFoodHeroes

Chefs, producers and cooks share their favourite Mediterranean recipes Sharing meals in the Mediterranean feels as good as the food tastes. Rooted Everyday is happy to introduce recipes from Greece, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal and Spain to whet your appetite, inspired by the sustainable ingredients of our #MedFoodHeroes. With many thanks to the chefs and foodies for sharing their recipes and photos with us, with the aim to see …

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Eating an Organic Mediterranean Diet Helps Fight Disease

For years nutritionists have extolled the virtues of a Mediterranean diet, now environmental NGOs like WWF are calling for us to improve our health and the environment by following the Med. #MedFoodHeroes shows us the true meaning of “good food” The #MedFoodHeroes campaign from 15-27 June coordinated by @RootedEveryday celebrates the rich cuisine the Mediterranean has to offer and the …

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Meet our #MedFoodHeroes from Greece, Lebanon, Menorca, Morocco, Portugal and Spain!

One way to eat like an environmentalist is to support sustainable food producers. Through our two-week #MedFoodHeroes campaign, we aim to show how biodiversity in our ecosites is strongly linked to the sustainable food producers we work with in beautiful Lemnos, High Atlas, Dehesas, Montados, Menorca and Shouf. Here, we introduce some of our #MedFoodHeroes. Read on! Athina Kavaleri and her …

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Celebrate sustainable food with Mediterranean Food Heroes 2020 #MedFoodHeroes

Do you choose good quality food from local sustainable food producers? Through our #MedFoodHeroes campaign, we are sharing stories, recipes and food facts from the Mediterranean to show how the food we choose to put on our plates impacts both the environment and the sustainable economy. Mediterranean environmental NGOs like WWF are promoting small sustainable food producers offering an alternative to fast …

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MEET THE JUDGES Rania Masri #Lebanon #MedStoryPrize #RootedEveryday

Rania Masri PhD is a political ecologist, environmental justice activist, and the regional coordinator for the Academic Activist Co-Produced Knowledge for Environmental Justice. Throughout her career, she has worked to bring a holistic, interdisciplinary lens to the environmental sciences, and a recognition that environmental management must encompass a human rights and social justice practice. Her writings have centred on issues …

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Rooted Everyday announces first environment-themed Mediterranean writing competition

The new ‘Rooted Everyday Mediterranean Short Story Prize’ will celebrate and protect the rich culture and biodiversity found in Mediterranean ecoregions.   Key Dates: Competition launches: Tuesday 2 April 2019 Deadline for entries: Monday 24 June 2019 Competition winners announced: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Rooted Everyday is a new environmental campaign launched by a consortium of conservation organisations to raise …

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The Mediterranean’s first environment-themed short story competition is looking for new stories

The Rooted Everyday Mediterranean Short Story Prize adult competition is now open (2 April – 24 June) #MedStoryPrize Eligibility Stories could draw inspiration from the oral tradition of handing down tales in the ecoregions, struggles of the people, the richness of the land and the urgency for preserving it. Stories that are also encouraged could be of travel within the Mediterranean that …

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We are Rooted Everyday: Many Paths, One Mediterranean

Being part of #RootedEveryday is saying ‘YES’ to caring for the earth and being fair to the people whose direct livelihoods depend on it. Find out more about our mission to reverse the loss of biodiversity that occurs when Mediterranean cultural practices that have existed for generations stop. Bring back balance Feeling a connection to nature and our roots is as important …

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