1. A type of food rescue that involves collecting leftover fruits and vegetables from farms, with the food usually donated to school lunch programs, non-profits and food banks.
4. Large plantings of a single variety of a single crop.
6. Holistic and regenerative farming practices focused on the integration of plants, animals, soil health and biodiversity. They keep the ecosystem in balance by producing the nutrients needed to nourish all aspects of the farm with a minimum of inputs.
7. Seed _____: The farmer’s right to breed and exchange diverse open source seeds which can be saved and which are not patented, genetically modified, owned or controlled by emerging seed giants.
8. Food ____ : Areas with low access to healthy food, commonly low-income urban or rural areas without nearby supermarkets.
10. The development of agricultural ecosystems intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient.
11. Food _____: Food is a basic right for all people.
Important: Sincere apologies for the error on 11 Across. This is a 7 letter word, but there are 8 boxes. Reference answer key for more clarity.
12. A collection of beehives.
2. Businesses and corporations involved in large-scale food production.
3. Food that was produced and distributed in one’s community.
5. Turning food waste into valuable nutrients that can improve soil and feed plants.
9. Food grown or made without the use of artificial chemicals.