Following is the text of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance letter to politicians distributed in August 2010… Re: National food policy Dear , The undersigned organisations and individuals congratulate you on your recent announcement that Labor will implement a national food plan if re-elected. Given the intimate relationship between contemporary agricultural production and the many […]
Media release—Food Connect Foundation 17 April 2010: A media release (pdf download) from Food Connect Foundation on the 17 April 2010 supports La Via Campesina — a global movement of peasants and small farmers and arguably the world’s largest social movement — in its day of remembrance and links it to the plight of Australian […]
TED talk 2009 Every day, in a city the size of London, 30 million meals are served. But where does all the food come from? Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, and shows how ancient food routes shaped the modern world.
www.dirtthemovie.org Dirt! (2009) The Movie is an insightful and timely film that tells the story of the glorious and unappreciated material beneath our feet. Inspired by William Bryant Logan’s acclaimed book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, Dirt! The Movie takes a humorous and substantial look into the history and current state of the […]
The Greenhorns is a documentary film about young farmers (2008) The Greenhorns documentary film, completed after almost 3 years in production, explores the lives of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices, and needs. It is the filmmaker’s hope that by broadcasting the stories and voices of these young farmers, we can build the […]