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Casey Food Hub – Final Scoping Report

Casey Food Hub – Final Scoping Report

Posted by on June 10, 2012 in Food Hubs, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Casey Food Hub – Final Scoping Report

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

Posted by on June 10, 2012 in Food Hubs | Comments Off on Australian Food Hubs Network

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 […]

Bromley Organics, Dunolly

Bromley Organics, Dunolly

Posted by on April 09, 2012 in Farms & Farmers | Comments Off on Bromley Organics, Dunolly

Bromley Organics in Dunolly has been certified organic for 14 years now. They grow a large variety of herbs, vegetables and garlic. They grow an Italian soft neck variety of garlic which has a great strong flavour and keeps for a long-time . . .

Market Forces: Creating Jobs through Public Investment in Local and Regional Food Systems

Market Forces: Creating Jobs through Public Investment in Local and Regional Food Systems

Posted by on March 25, 2012 in Resources | Comments Off on Market Forces: Creating Jobs through Public Investment in Local and Regional Food Systems

“As they grow, local and regional food systems create jobs and raise incomes in the areas they serve, keeping customers’ food dollars active in the local economy as farmers increase spending on inputs and equipment to meet growing demand. Local food outlets can also become catalysts for economic development in their immediate surroundings: people who shop at farmers markets are […]

GV Food Coop offer to Heinz refused . .

GV Food Coop offer to Heinz refused . .

Posted by on February 22, 2012 in Food Hubs, Ownership & Governance | Comments Off on GV Food Coop offer to Heinz refused . .

This is a really good opportunity to show your support for multi-functional Food Hubs in Australia – please show your support for the Goulburn Valley Food Co-op by ‘liking’ this page. Make sure Heinz knows how many people know what’s going on and what we think of it!  Extremely annoying news! that Heinz have rejected the $750,000 GV Cooperative offer for its […]