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Farms — for agriculture or tourists?

September 7, 2014 |

SOMETIMES, you stumble on an interesting story by accident. A story that has some resonance with your own experience. A story that makes you think. That happened this morning when I was looking at the timeline of a Facebook link … Read More

New software promises decentralised solution to buying food

July 24, 2014 |

Down Melbourne way they’re cooking up something interesting, innovative and digital when it comes to food… something that will create connections between food producers and the people who buy what they grow…Read More

Seed saving with Jane

June 10, 2013 |

It was a full house as people crowded into Barrett House for Jane Mowbray’s seed saving workshop…Read More

Solutions shine at food waste forum

June 6, 2013 |

THINK.EAT.SAVE was the name of the UNSW World Environment Day seminar that attempted to draw attention to food waste. This it achieved to some extent but having representatives of the three main political parties on the panel turned it into … Read More

Let’s make farming cool

May 30, 2013 |

IF YOU ARE ASKED to describe Jo Baker and you say that she is tall, blonde, slim, intelligent, articulate, well dressed and very knowledgeable about Australia’s food system, you get full points.

It was the latter quality that brought more … Read More

Media release on the National Food Plan

May 30, 2013 |

This is a media release I produced for the Australian Food Sovereighty Alliance in response to the federal government’s release of their National Food Plan in May 2013…

WHERE ARE FAIRNESS, HEALTH, AND SUSTAINABILITY IN CANBERRA’S NATIONAL FOOD PLAN?

The … Read More

Social planning comes first in community garden design

August 1, 2012 |

IT’S A COMMON BELIEF among people setting out to start a community garden that the first step is to find land, do a site analysis, do a design, build and start growing. Were it only so simple.

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Sun the energy source for evening meals at Selli-Hoo

August 1, 2012 |

HERE’s a solar oven that’s been cooking for decades.

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Green Square Growers get going at The Tote

March 24, 2012 |

THESE URBAN FOOD ENTHUSIASTS call themselves Green Square Growers, and they’re a new group living adjacent to the brownfields that will soon house an additional 20,000 people in what s going to be a major urban renewal. Some live in Victoria Park, a large cluster of medium density apartments that offers a foretaste of what will appear in Green Square.

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Food fairness lobby calls for policy measures to safeguard the future of NSW food

September 22, 2010 |

A COALITION of scientists and sustainable food lobbyists is calling on the NSW Government to set up an independent food policy council for NSW with the aim of introducing a whole of government strategy for sustainable food production and access.

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