Berlin's International Green Week is an important food and agriculture show usually held at the beginning of the year. it's open to the general public, with people enjoying food samples from all parts of the world.
The first Green Week was held back in 1926. Contrary to popular belief, the show owes its name to the green felt coats once worn by farmers and still worn by foresters in Germany.
The biggest international agribusiness trade fair is up and running in Berlin. This year Green Week is focusing on the treatment of livestock. With consumers unwilling to pay more, farmers are struggling to find the right cost balance between animal welfare and productivity.
Christmas is a time for friends, family, food - and rampant consumerism. This week, we explore the alternatives for a more sustainable Christmas, from picking the "greenest" tree to seeking out the coolest upcycled gifts - and wrapping them without contributing to the mountains of seasonal waste.
Eating local food is becoming increasingly popular, with regional products even being dubbed the "new organic." DW reporter Kiyo Dörrer tried out eating strictly local for a week - and made some surprising discoveries.