Orange Mound sustainability hub will bring fresh food to Memphians

Laresia and Austin Avery have big dreams. They want to see food waste and food deserts eliminated, helping vulnerable communities get access to fresh, healthy food and mitigating the impacts of waste in the process. They want to see it happen on a national scale, but first, they’re trying to eliminate waste and hunger in Memphis.

The couple behind Fish-n-loaves, a Memphis nonprofit dedicated to eliminating food waste and feeding people in food deserts, have seen success with an aquaponic farm and food distribution center in Frayser. Now, they’replanning to open another sustainability hub in Orange Mound, the next

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Fish, health, and sustainability: What to know

As many people try to improve their diet by cutting down on red meat, fish seems like a good healthy option. However, the sustainability of eating fish has increasingly been called into question. Here, we investigate the health claims and arguments for and against eating fish and explore some alternatives.

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Fish can be an important source of key nutrients, but can we eat fish sustainably? We investigate. (Pictured: Aerial shot above a circular fish farm in a loch, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom.) Image credit: Abstract Aerial Art/Getty Images

Some people consider fish to be a healthy alternative

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