Hannah Walhout
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Hannah Walhout is a writer and food-enthusiast in NYC. After graduating from Pomona College with a degree in history, she lived in the Middle East for two years while working in a university writing program. Her interests and writing cover food history, local food cultures, and people’s emotional, cultural, and social relationship with food and cooking. Find her on instagram: @lunchtime_somewhere.

At Purple Kale Kitchenworks, Zero-Waste Home Cooking Is an Achievable Goal

Ronna Welsh at work in her kitchen studio, Purple Kale Kitchenworks, where she organizes cooking classes, pop-ups, and culinary initiatives to promote ingredient-driven cooking and reduce food waste.

Toxic Algae Blooms Linked to Over-Fertilization and Climate Change

Recent toxic algae blooms in Florida have covered over one third of the surface area of Lake Okeechobee.

Diabetes Rates Are Rising in the Middle East

Rates of type-2 diabetes and other lifestyle diseases are on the rise in parts of the Middle East. Rapid changes in diet and lifestyle are major factors.

Demand for Organic Food Growing in the UAE: An Interview with Becky Balderstone

Becky Balderstone is the founder of Ripe Organic, a store, farm network, and community organization that has been operating in the UAE since 2011.

To Fight Water Insecurity, the UAE Takes to the Skies

The UAE is combatting water insecurity in an unlikely way: cloud seeding. These efforts may set a precedent that could change the face of the region.