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 […]

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 […]

Monterey Markets – the ‘wild west’ of local produce

Monterey Markets – the ‘wild west’ of local produce

Posted by on April 17, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Monterey Markets – the ‘wild west’ of local produce

On the bus coming back from the farm tour, they played a video about the Monterey Market in Berkeley California. Seemed like a pretty lively establishment, with a simple philosophy: “to run a village-based business that supports both the local farmers as well as the local community. We sell tasty and healthy organic foods at great prices” and “to provide […]

CSFC Farm Tour – Hain Ranch Organics

CSFC Farm Tour – Hain Ranch Organics

Posted by on March 20, 2011 in Direct Marketing, Farms & Farmers, Uncategorized | Comments Off on CSFC Farm Tour – Hain Ranch Organics

Hain Ranch Organics runs a pastured poultry system (adapted from Joel Salatin approach), under / throughout an existing walnut orchard. Things that were most noticeable about this for me:

California Small Farms Conference: 6-8 March 2011

California Small Farms Conference: 6-8 March 2011

Posted by on March 20, 2011 in Events, Farms & Farmers, Uncategorized | Comments Off on California Small Farms Conference: 6-8 March 2011

First stop on my US trip is the California Small Farms Conference – found through a random google on the day I left Australia. Very excitied to find this has been conveniently organised for my introduction to all things food in the USA. So Day 1 of my trip will be negotiating public transport to get myself to San Hose […]

The Grand 2011 US Tour

The Grand 2011 US Tour

Posted by on June 18, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Grand 2011 US Tour

March 2011 sees Kirsten (soon to be joined by Serenity) on a tour of the US. The main reason we are here is for the Resilience 2011 conference in Tempe Arizona, which starts on Saturday 11th March. But we thought we’d take the opportunity to visit some other places and see what’s going on, particularly re. food systems (of course). […]