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K11 Webinar Rethinking Culture Through Urban Agriculture

Rethinking living with urban agriculture

In every crisis there is an opportunity, and now is the time to rethink what living could mean if we were to put urban agriculture on the agenda. Growing food in the city is not a return to the past, it is a vision of sustainability and resilience.

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hunger crisis in our urban environment

Hunger Crisis

COVID19 is deepening the hunger crisis. According to Oxfam’s latest report, 12,000 people per day will die from hunger caused by the pandemic pandemic – potentially more than the COVID death toll. Daisy Tam discusses hunger crisis with Karen Koh on RTHK Radio – 123 show.

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Discussing Urban Resilience at Food Made Good Sustainability Breakfast

Urban Resilience, local and seasonal

Sourcing local and seasonal has become the response to the disruptions seen in our food supply chain. More than just a temporary solution, local production should be part of the city’s resilience planning – contingency for future risks.

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Food shortage in time of COVID

The food shortage we experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the vulnerabilities of our food system. In Hong Kong, we are overly dependent on imports and have little buffer in our supply chain.

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Daisy Tam featuring in Tatler magazine

The New Asia

So proud to see Breadline featured alongside other innovative projects selected to represent the New Asia in Tatler’s launch issue. In every field and discipline, there are those who break the mould and I am pleased to be considered part of that wave.

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Portrait of Daisy Tam seating on a stool

The good not the best

Having been asked to reflect on my journey so far, I tried to distil the guiding principle of my research on food systems. I was reminded of a conversation I had with a Michelin star chef, I said “go for the good, not the best” to which he asked “but why?”.

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Breadline web app

Breadline is Hong Kong’s first crowdsourced food rescue web app that connects donors with volunteers and charities so surplus food can be delivered to those who need it. We want to give old bread new life!

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Microwave Panel

The Apocalyptic Feast

What would we eat after the apocalypse? What future foods would be available and in what forms? In this playful take on the future of food, I threw an apocalyptic feast and invited my audience to a tasting menu of reconstituted eggs, vacuum packed steaks, and canned fruit and freeze dried vegetables.

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Inconspicuisine, a sci-fi short discussing the future of food.

A Sci-Fi Short about the Future of Food

Science fiction seems like a logical place to explore the future of food. How are we going to feed the world? What system could be used to tackle waste? And how can we change the perception and behaviour of people?

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