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Places, people and things that capture the imagination.

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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MEDIA RELEASE: New opportunity in fresh food-Food Connect comes to Randwick

April 15, 2010 |

Here is a media release I edited and distributed on behalf of Food Connect Sydney


Issued: 16 April 2010A

A new opportunity in fresh food:
Food Connect comes to Randwick!

Randwick residents have a new option when it comes to choosing tasty, locally grown food, now that Randwick City Council is to lend support to the new Food Connect Sydney initiative in the Eastern Suburbs.

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Declaration on food: Sydney Food Fairness Alliance

April 14, 2010 |

A Declaration from the events of Hungry For Change, the NSW Food Summit 2009

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Declaration on Food: Plains To Plate

April 14, 2010 |


Food Convergence Declaration

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


10-13 February 2010, City West Campus, UniSA, Adelaide, South Australia.
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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Farewell checkout chick — hello machine

March 3, 2010 |

HAVE YOU NOTICED SOMETHING NEW at the supermarket? It’s not in all supermarkets yet, but it is soon likely to be. It’s at the checkout or, rather, it is the checkout.

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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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