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PacificEdge | October 17, 2017

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The alt.food movement

New food for hungry bushwalkers

October 2, 2017 |

Patagonia’ showing of Unbroken Ground and the launch of Patagonia Provisions in Australia attracted a crowd of mountain sports people, surfers and others who like the company’s clothing and equipment and how it is trying to reform its supply chains…Read More

Sydney symposium explores urban agriculture

September 21, 2017 |

THE URBAN AGRICULTURE SPACE is diverse, spanning commercial farms, community gardens, food security and sovereignty organisations, academia, indigenous peoples’ organisations, permaculture educators and activists and heath institutes and interests. In 2017, they gathered at Packet City Farm for a forum on urban agriculture…Read More

Makers and doers of the alt.food system

September 7, 2017 |

The presence of Robert Pekin and Emma-Kate Rose at the 2017 Building a new Economy conference was evidence that a different model to business-as-usual works…Read More

Building the alt.food food system

March 11, 2017 |

Here is the handout that accompanied our Australasian Permaculture Convergence 13 session in building the alternative food system…Read More

Made By Cow — authentically raw?

August 18, 2016 |

Made By Cow is a new milk product arriving on the market at a time when milk and the future of the dairy industry is in the news. The milk uses a new processing technology and claims to be raw. Raw milk advocates questions this, however…Read More

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 fair food movement: morally superior and elitist?

August 3, 2016 |

Is the fair food movement being inadvertently elitist and morally superior? Does it position its participants above people who do not share its food values? Yes, says Rachel Ankeny, a history professor at the University of Adelaide…Read More

Organic milk: how shopping became a dilemma

June 10, 2016 |

Going shopping is often a trying experience, especially when it presents you with a dilemma:Read More