Want transparency in the food system? How about a dose of democracy? Then help AFSA publish Farming Democracy: The True Cost of Farming! Farming Democracy opens the gates, the books, and the hearts of eight small-scale regenerative farmers from across Australia, sharing just how they grow, process, and sell their produce, and how much it […]
AFSA, in conjunction with ORICoop are proud to present the heartfelt film: Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry. Produced by Robert Redford, Terrence Malick, & Nick Offerman and directed by Laura Dunn (The Unforeseen), this documentary is “a beautiful and poignant portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the […]
The recent 4 Corners expose’ of corrupt farm labour market practices calls for assertive action by government and reform of the 417 visa system to prevent what have been called ‘slave-like’ working conditions on farms and in pountry processing factories…
Sometimes, it’s hard to keep up with the good news. Here’s a brief, June roundup for those interested in farming, how software enables community food systems and urban open space.
Story by Tammi Jonas, AFSA President, May 2015
It’s hard to acknowledge that your food might be unfair, but that’s the realization farmers who are using unscrupulous labour-hire contractors are facing after last Monday’s expose on Four Corners.