The Peoples’ Food Plan — conceived to reform the federal government’s proposed National Food Plan by including Australia’s smaller-scale farmers and the myriad small business, social enterprise and community-based food initiatives that populate our commercial and civil society — was Australia’s first crowdsourced policy directions document.
Last year I was fortunate to be one of around 100 people in Australia awarded a Churchill Fellowship. My research trip is to investigate innovative models of urban agriculture in a variety of sites in the United States (Chicago, Milwaukee and Detroit), as well as Toronto and a number of centres in Argentina …
In the first issue of pip Australian Permaculture Magazine, the co-originator of permaculture, David Holmgren wrote about food sovereignty, and the role permaculture can and does play in achieving it.
Story by Dr Nick Rose , April 2014 This paper – and the video presentation – was prepared for delegates to the 7th World Urban Forum, taking place in Medellin in Colombia, from 5th to 11th April, 2014. The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance and the Food Alliance were successfully in securing a 2-hour workshop on […]
The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance’s (AFSA) Peoples’ Food Plan has received coverage in the January-March 2014 edition of ReNew magazine.