With the release of the Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry draft, we’re encouraging all members to speak up and have their say on Australia’s continued use of battery cages. The opportunity to ban or phase out battery cages is now, and may not return for another decade. These draft Standards will have a […]
Bruce Pascoe, Bunurong man and highly acclaimed author of ‘Dark Emu: Black Seeds‘, sat down with AFSA President Tammi Jonas at the Food Sovereignty Convergence in Canberra, 2017. Bruce spoke about connection to country, respecting the land and the history and culture of people imbedded within it, and how we can work towards ‘conciliation’ as […]
Mathew Evans, the Gourmet Farmer, gave the keynote address at the Inaugural Slow Meat Symposium held in Daylesford, September 2017.
Revolution was in the air last weekend at a remarkable gathering that ABC Gardening host Costa Georgiadis has coined ‘the Woodstock of Australian agriculture’.
The first Deep Winter Agrarian Gathering, held in the central highlands of Victoria, was attended by 150 farmers, connectors, communicators, educators and eaters collectively striving for a fair food system that operates in the best interests of producers and consumers.
Simran Sethi, an environmental journalist from the US, discussed the recent global decrease in food diversity in an ABC Lateline interview.