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About Chris King

I'm a documentary and portrait photographer and multimedia producer from Northern Ireland, but currently based in London. With the Food Is... website and my exploration of the issue of avoidable food waste, I have a desire to create positive change in whatever way I can, and to whatever degree I can. You can see more of my work at chriskingphotography.com
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Seedling – Reducing Food Waste through Vertical Farming and Aquaponics
1 week ago

Seedling – Reducing Food Waste through Vertical Farming and Aquaponics

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In this episode, I’m speaking to Travis Andren from Seedling in Philadelphia, in the United States – an organisation working on bringing efficient forms of urban-based, vertical farming …
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Pete Pearson – Director of WWF US food waste campaign
4 weeks ago

Pete Pearson – Director of WWF US food waste campaign

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In this episode I’m speaking to Pete Pearson – Director of the food waste campaign at the World Wildlife Fund’s US offices.

WWF is an international NGO working in over …
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Food for Soul – Promoting social awareness about food waste and hunger
1 month ago

Food for Soul – Promoting social awareness about food waste and hunger

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In this episode I’m speaking to Cristina Reni from Food for Soul – an organisation based in Italy, set up by the chef Massimo Bottura, who runs the …
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Elysia – Meals and Catering using Surplus Food
1 month ago

Elysia – Meals and Catering using Surplus Food

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In this episode I’m speaking to Sophie Andre from Elysia – a new start-up social enterprise which buys food that would otherwise have gone to waste from various …
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Margaret Ritchie MP, of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
2 months ago

Margaret Ritchie MP, of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

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In this episode I’m speaking to Margaret Ritchie, Member of Parliament for South Down in Northern Ireland, and a member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.


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SOS NI – Rescuing fresh food and redistributing to those in need
3 months ago

SOS NI – Rescuing fresh food and redistributing to those in need

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In this episode I’m speaking to Pete Loughins from SOS Northern Ireland’s Food Programme, which gathers food and other goods from supermarkets that would otherwise go to waste, …
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Fruta Feia – Giving farmers a fair price for their wonky veg
4 months ago

Fruta Feia – Giving farmers a fair price for their wonky veg

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In this episode I’m speaking to a couple of people from Fruta Feia a co-operative with hubs around Portugal, that buys food from farmers that has been rejected by the …
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Low-budget recipes from the most wasted food items in Europe
5 months ago

Low-budget recipes from the most wasted food items in Europe

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Recently I was commissioned by the organisation Feedback to produce 3 short videos – each one sharing with viewers a low-budget recipe made using some of the most widely wasted …
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ReFood – Hyperlocal food rescue and redistribution
6 months ago

ReFood – Hyperlocal food rescue and redistribution

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In this episode I am speaking to Hunter Halder, founder of the ReFood movement in Portugal. Hunter is originally from the US, but has lived in Lisbon for many years.

In the 5 years that ReFood has existed, it has gone from 1 volunteer to 4,000, and serving 2,500 people 46,000 meals in a month.
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ChicP – Hummus from Surplus Fruit and Vegetables
8 months ago

ChicP – Hummus from Surplus Fruit and Vegetables

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This first episode of the podcast – which was recorded just before Christmas, hence the references to Brussel sprouts and the festive season – introduces the work of Hannah McCollum who founded ChicP – a company that gathers food that would otherwise go to waste from local markets, and produces very tasty sweet and savoury hummus.
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