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Celebration recognises Sydney Food Connect’s first year

April 24, 2011 |

A LITTLE OVER A YEAR AGO I delivered a presentation for the Sydney Food Fairness Alliance at the Plains To Plate Future of Food Conference in Adelaide. A highlight of that conference was the launch of a bold new venture in community food, Food Connect Adelaide.

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A food policy for our common future

July 15, 2010 |

Growcom wants one. So does the Public Health Association of Australia and sustainable agriculture expert at the University of Sydney, Bill Billotti. A national food policy, it seems, is something of a catchy idea. But what kind of policy are we talking about?

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Great conference, good people… but this is Tasmania after all

May 19, 2010 |

BY THE DAY BEFORE, THE TASMANIAN COMMUNITY GARDENS NETWORK conference in Devonport – The Good Food Future — had received a total of 90 registrations. A total of around 140 turned up on the first day. Consequently, there was something of a deficit of lunches on opening day, but lunch in the community garden the next day was convivial and all-too-pleasant in the mild Tasmanian autumn weather.

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Declaration on Food: Plains To Plate

April 14, 2010 |

DECLARATION

Food Convergence Declaration

From Plains to Plate: the Future of Food in South Australia

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10-13 February 2010, City West Campus, UniSA, Adelaide, South Australia.
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From 10-13 February 2010, over 700 farmers, academics, government, health and community workers, environmentalists, permaculturalists, small growers, gardeners, students, educators and other community members gathered at the University of South Australia, Adelaide, for From Plains to Plate: the Future of Food in South Australia.

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City east becomes the epicentre for community food systems

March 14, 2010 | 1

COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS are really happening in Sydney’ eastern suburbs. There’s recently been a blossoming of them as more and more people seek ways to obtain the foods they really want.

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Dilemma: Two community food systems — which to choose?

February 23, 2010 | 3

FOOD CONNECT SYDNEY or Sydney Organic Buyers Group… how do you make a choice between these two sources of mainly organic food?

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Why is Food Connect taking off?

February 22, 2010 | 7

…by Russ Grayson.

FOOD CONNECT… it’s a bit like a contagion really, something that is rapidly spreading through viral replication.

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In Adelaide and Sydney, a tasty future beckons

February 22, 2010 |

Story & photo essay: Russ Grayson

Plains To Plate Food Convergence, Adelaide, mid-February 2010

AFTER ALL THE PLANNING and problem solving, after all the talking and thinking, the moment had arrived.

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Plains To Plate signals arrival of food as sustainability issue

February 22, 2010 |

…by Russ Grayson, who presented on food policy at Plains To Plate.

THE PLAINS TO PLATE FOOD CONVERGENCE is over but its effects linger in the minds of those inspired by it and by the people it attracted. Those effects hang there in the mind to spur discussion, collaboration and the creation of new ideas and initiatives.

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Open for business – Food Connect Sydney starts-up

November 27, 2009 | 3

FOOD CONNECT SYDNEY is up and running, providing a new community supported agriculture (CSA) service to the metropolis.

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