Greens MP Mark Parnell’s bill to extend the moratorium on growing GM crops in South Australia until 2025 has passed the Upper House. It is expected to pass the Lower House. Jay Weatherill’s Labour Government is supportive of the ban. It creates a “significant price premium for our state’s farmers compared to GM crops grown in […]
Following is the final statement made by civil society organisations at the recent FAO meeting in Kuala Lumpur: FAO Regional Conference on Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition in Asia-Pacific 13 September 2017 Civil Society Statement If we see biotech as part of a small farmer’s ‘toolbox’, then we must ask what it […]
Photos by Nick Lawrence Where and what do you farm? We’re from South Australia, and have two small properties. One is the few acres on which we live, which is at Templers, just north of Gawler. The other is our larger, but still not large, production place out at Lochiel. We farm pigs, sheep, and […]
RUSS GRAYSON ATTENDED two of global food sovereignty advocate, Vandana Shiva’s appearances in Sydney this February…
What does the Innate Potato, McDonalds, Ben & Jerry’s and a coffee corporation that started life in Seattle then went worldwide have in common?