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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 Comments

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: 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 | | One Comment

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

The Community Food Movement: The birth of AFSA

September 12, 2015 |

THE COMMUNITY FOOD MOVEMENT— In late 2010 in response to a federal government proposal for a national food plan, a new organisation came into being to redirect government bias towards big agribusiness…Read More

The Community Food Movement: The coming of the advocates

September 6, 2015 |

THE COMMUNITY FOOD MOVEMENT — the arrival of food advocacy organisations signifies that food in Australia is now an economic and political issue.Read More

The Community Food Movement: The social precursors

September 6, 2015 |

THE COMMUNITY FOOD MOVEMENT — It is to earlier social movements that we look for the origins of today’s community food movement.Read More