Daily Archives: June 10, 2012

Growing the Pie – Food Hubs in The Age

Growing the Pie – Food Hubs in The Age

Posted by on June 10, 2012 in Food Hubs, Media | Comments Off on Growing the Pie – Food Hubs in The Age

The Age’s Future of Food series has been an incredible overview of the complex issues faced in our food system, particularly the tensions between farmers and the supermarket duopoly. I’d take my hat off (if I was wearing a hat) in acknowledgement Royce Miller and Melissa Fyfe’s excellent work on this series. From the number of articles they’ve pumped out […]

Wholeshare

Wholeshare

Posted by on June 10, 2012 in Food Web, Things We Like, Tools | Comments Off on Wholeshare

This is one of the coolest things we’ve uncovered in the last little while.  Wholeshare seems to be in beta testing phase and originates in the US.  From their website: “At its core, Wholeshare has two major components: an online marketplace and online group ordering. The marketplace allows people to find out what collective purchasing options are available in their […]

Casey Food Hub – Final Scoping Report

Casey Food Hub – Final Scoping Report

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The final report for the Casey Food Hub scoping project is now available. An outline and key points are summarised below and the full report is available below. Part 1 of this report describes the Scoping Project undertaken from July-December 2011. The scoping project set out to: Undertake a preliminary investigation and consultation about the Casey context – what is […]

Australian Food Hubs Network

Australian Food Hubs Network

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The Australian Food Hubs Network was formed in order to undertake the Casey Food Hub scoping project and has now extended into a community of practice, supporting the establishment of socio-ecological food hubs in Australia.  The AFHN is a collaboration of individuals from diverse backgrounds, who are bound by a set of commonly agreed values and principles (below), and by […]