Wan Tze Yeung, Jamie

Reference Read

Fake Meat: the growth in popularity of artificial meat (added by Zhi Mian Ye)

Rating: 95/100. This video talks about the increasing popularity of 'fake meat' or artificial meat and how it is slowly going mainstream. It gives an alternative to normal meat and it can be a good way build a sustainable food system while reducing the carbon emission of farming live stocks.

Five ways to make cities healthier and more sustainable (added by Jingran Cui)

Rating 80/100. This article gives 5 different solutions to make a city more sustainable. Promoting urban agriculture, encouraging healthy diets, reducing and managing food waste, boosting green spaces for healthier environments and improved lifestyles and reconnecting cities with surrounding rural areas. These solutions are all very detailedly explained.

Ingredient Suppliers Serve Up Recipes for Reinvention (added by Jiaxin Wu)

Rating 75/100. This article talks about how more and more ingredient suppliers are becoming more keen to invest into making plant-based food healthier and tastier. This would allow plant-based food to become more acceptable in our mainstream culture.

Food System Resiliency? (added by Ki Lung Choi)

Rating 85/100. This video/interview gives a deep insight into how the COVID-19 situation has exposed how fragile our food system is. It suggests that building food resilience is one the prime solution to this worldwide problem. The video format makes it easy to understand.

Why western Sydney hopes to see an urban farming boom (added by Yang Shi Ji)

Rating 75/100. This is an article talking about the increasing trend of large cities like Sydney is hoping to invest more in urban farming. This is a great example of building food resilience in a food system. Sydney is a big city and maybe Hong Kong can follow this example and start to invest more in urban farming as well.

South Korea cuts food waste with 'pay as you trash' (added by Junwoo Kang)

Rating 65/100. This article talks about how South Korea is implementing a policy that makes people pay for their own trash disposal. This incentivise people to start taking notice of what they throw away and hence reduce food waste. This is a rather interesting scenario and Hong Kong can potentially adopt this policy in the future.

Food Wastage Footprint & Climate Change (added by Jiaxin Wu)

Rating 80/100. This article focuses on the topic of how food wastage is very much inter-looped with climate change. It is an interesting perspective on the matter of food systems and food waste and how it is affect the planet more than we may assume.

Hong Kong Plants: The Vegetation of Hong Kong (added by Cheung Tsz Chun)

Rating 70/100. This article talks about how plants are very important in concrete jungles like Hong Kong. Vegetation can provide food and shelter for people and animals, which is why they should be protected within Hong Kong. By doing this, the biodiversity and food resilience would definitely improve over time.

Safety first – assessing the health risks of GM foods (added by Ma Cheuk Lai)

Rating 75/100. This news article talks about one of the more overlooked aspect of agriculture. GM foods can sure be beneficial as it can produce more yield and reduce the usage of pesticides. However, the potential health risks should also be considered as it may lead to some unforeseen consequences.

What is Organic Food, and is it Better Than Non-Organic? (added by Jingran Cui)

Rating 95/100. This article touches on some very important aspects of food resilience. The definition of organic food is often different from person to person, which is why there are many organic products in the market that tricks customers. Organic food is essential for building a sustainable food system and more resources should be put into this area.