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An end to predictable trail breakfasts

March 18, 2018 |

At last, we have something to break the predictabiity of breakfast on the trail…Read More

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

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

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

The Community food movement: communication and cooperation needed

February 20, 2016 | | One Comment

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 | | One Comment

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

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: 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