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PacificEdge | June 29, 2017

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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

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: 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: 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: Seven big challenges

September 12, 2015 | 1

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