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PacificEdge | June 24, 2017

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The alt.food movement

The Community food movement: communication and cooperation needed

February 20, 2016 | 1

Australia has a community food movement but it could be improrved if it is to thrive, finds a NSW government enquiry into future support for the movment…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Can Silicon Valley reinvent the fair food movement?

November 29, 2015 | 1

There is agreement that we need to build a cohesive commuity food movement in Australia, but how do we go about it? And can Silicon Valley lend us a few ideas to get started?Read More

In Adelaide, a small urban farm links entrepreneurship with good food

November 14, 2015 |

With around nine city farms already on the ground or in planning around Australia, it appears city farming’s time is now.

In Adelaide, one of their number, Wagtail Urban Farm, is showing that small can certainly be bountiful…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Soft, squishy and sweet

November 7, 2015 | 4

How a soft, two week old piece of fruit reminded us how we can eat well from our regional food supply…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Are we looking in the right place to build markets in fair food?

November 1, 2015 |

In promoting fair food in Austalia much of the focus has been on the farmer. But do farmers have the economic clout to truly change the food system or should fair food advocates look at where money is spent on food to encourage change?…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Save your own, says Jane

October 20, 2015 |

All the way from Sydney’s Inner West Seedsavers she came, all the way to the Randwick Sustainability Hub to lead a workshop in saving seeds.

For those gathered there in the classroom on the edge of the green, the afternoon with Jane Mowbray was one of seed pods, winnowing an gemination testing…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