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PacificEdge | November 18, 2017

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The alt.food movement

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

Superfoods — more marketing hype that nutrition

May 25, 2016 |

What makes a superfood super? Nothing at all, it turns out…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: 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