Eaterprises is excited!

Eaterprises is excited!

……that its only one more sleep to Eco City Melbourne Food Forum! Kirsten will be giving a taster of all things Eaterprises and Open Food Web Foundation at tonight’s lightening talks session.  And then we’re ready to roll up our sleeves and talk and listen and generally have fun…in equal measure on Friday!   Here’s 10 things we’re particularly excited […]

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 […]

‘Paddock to Plate’ Cooperative Replacing Heinz at Girgarre

‘Paddock to Plate’ Cooperative Replacing Heinz at Girgarre

Posted by on January 25, 2012 in Food Hubs, Ownership & Governance, Things We Like | Comments Off on ‘Paddock to Plate’ Cooperative Replacing Heinz at Girgarre

“We are keen to offer a fair price for what Heinz is leaving, reduced to allow for tax payer support over the years and then we would like to get on with running the business for all Australians.” Les Cameron – Cooperative Member It’s exciting times for people in Girgarre, as well as everyone else who thinks it might be time to […]

Free food webinars and distance learning programs

Free food webinars and distance learning programs

Posted by on January 21, 2012 in Resources, Services & Supports, Things We Like | Comments Off on Free food webinars and distance learning programs

Everything you could ever need to know about food systems? Incredible amount of webinars and distance learning programs on food systems (mostly free and open to the public). I love the ethos around this stuff – learn, share, learn more . .  Compiled  by Duncan Hilchey (editor in chief, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development – JAFSCD). If […]

Some great platforms out there!

Some great platforms out there!

Posted by on January 17, 2012 in Food Web, Things We Like | Comments Off on Some great platforms out there!

In developing our ideas around local food web we have been looking at some fantastic platforms already out there.  We are really keen to hear from people about other good models they have come across… Here are some that we have already been talking to: Sustaination (UK)  Local Dirt (US)  www.localfoodcoop.org Local Food Systems (Ohio) OOOOBY (NZ)  They all do different […]