• Brisbane Food City

    Brisbane Food City is the work of myself, Ellia Guy, Catherine Simpson and Nick Stein who, together with a larger stakeholder team, submitted an application to the global Food System Vision Prize, spearheaded by The Rockefeller Foundation.  The prize is $US200,000 and the 10 finalists will be announced in just under six weeks, on the 3-7 August.  Our vision sees a

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  • A Day on the Farm at Echo Valley

    We’ve been Echo Valley community supported agriculture (CSA) members now for six months and when the chance came to attend their Spring Farm tour last weekend to learn more about their farming practices we jumped at it.  We booked to stay in a cottage in Goomburra, which was close to the farm, and after a

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  • Connecting the dots on a joined up food policy

      There have been many calls to action in the past few months for integrated food policy. Harvard has just released a Blueprint for National Food Strategy, which provides a plan for action for creating a national food strategy in the US. The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems are undertaking a three

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