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PacificEdge | March 28, 2017

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food security

On the food frontline: seminar highlights growing challenge of food insecurity

August 7, 2016 |

Not knowing where next week’s meals are coming from is something fortunately unknown to most if us. But, for a growing number of people its is a real question…Read More

The milk wars — it’s not only farmers who are hurting

June 4, 2016 | 2

IT is not only Australia’s dairy farmers who are hurting economically. So are some of those who buy their product. The current milk wars have brought renewed focus on the dilemma of food affordability and food security…Read More

New coalition to press for better food system

May 20, 2016 |

Australia has a new food advocacy organisation with the security of people’s food supply at its core:Read More

The Community Food Movement: Review: Fair Food – the Documentary

October 18, 2015 | 2

It is difficult to write a review of a film the content of which you agree with but the production of which you think could have been a little better done.

So it was for me when I came to write this review of the film, Fair Food — the Documentary…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Time to treat food security as national security

October 18, 2015 |

Our food security should be regarded as part of our national security and included in planning around that…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Sydney Environment Institute’s seminar explores movement’s needs

September 26, 2015 |

The Community Food Movement: In linking the academic discussion around community food systems, a Sydney Environment Institute seminar highlights the need to evaluate what we do and for communication to bring together a fractured movement…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Seminar highlights disconnect between local government & food security

September 26, 2015 |

The Community Food Movement: What is the role of local government in providing food security? A Sydney University seminar highlights the disconnect between local government, food secutity and food sovereignty…Read More

The Community Food Movement: TAI findings interesting though with just a little disconnect from experience

September 20, 2015 |

Last year’s Australia Institute research into home and community food production in Australia is a useful contribution. There are just a few findings that disconnect from observation and experience, though…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Food security — whose responsibility?

September 20, 2015 |

A recent article by farmer, Tammi Jonas on the website of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance raises issues about our dual food system…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Seven big challenges

September 12, 2015 | 1

THE COMMUNITY FOOD MOVEMENT — Here’s seven challenges for our emerging community food movement…Read More