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Peoples’ Food Plan
A smart, crowdsourced plan for a better food system
The Peoples' Food Plan — conceived to reform the federal government's proposed National Food Plan by including Australia's smaller-scale farmers and the myriad small business, social enterprise and community-based food initiatives that populate our commercial and civil society — was Australia's first crowdsourced policy directions document.
Recent posts, videos and more
AFSA President’s message
I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty excited about the future of fair food in Australia.
Fair Food Farmers United blog
Who better than someone with his own start-up agrienterprise focussing on growing and processing poultry on-farm, and ...., to become the spokesperson for Fair Food Farmers’ United?
AFSA and the Victorian Farmers Markets Association have today released a joint public statement, calling on...
Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA), surveyed farmers’ experiences and views on fairness in the food system. We’re delighted to hereby release the report from that survey...
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Recent blog posts
Story by Russ Grayson, March 2015 WHEN Sydney University fair food educator, Alana Mann, suggested we...
“Australia’s food system is more than just broken, it’s killing us”. That’s the message Dr Nick Rose delivered in a speech before a premiere screening of the much-anticipated documentary, ‘Fair Food’.
KAREN raided her parent’s garden in Orange, a small city out on the flat lands of NSW’s middle western reaches.
Story by Russ Grayson, March 2015: THIS IS A STORY of surprise, hope and disappointment.
Story by Russ Grayson, March 2015: MY ARRIVAL in Tasmania coincided with the collapse of the state's apple industry.
RUSS GRAYSON ATTENDED two of global food sovereignty advocate, Vandana Shiva's appearances in Sydney this February...
The issue for Kirralie and her supporters is the labeling of halal food, that certified as suitable for Moslems to eat, so that those wishing to do so can avoid buying it...
Thank you so much for your support of AFSA and the Fair Food movement in Australia. We are very excited to be collaborating with communities all around the country...
A Northern NSW "permaculture farmer" calling for a boycott of halal foods and linked with an alleged far-right anti-Islamic group could bring the permaculture design system into disrepute if her beliefs are taken to be representative of permaculture.
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The small screen — food related videos
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We are a national alliance of people and organisations who are working for a better food system. The food system is broken. People are hungry in outer suburbs, whilst supermarkets are throwing away food. Farmers are leaving the land in droves. Food is full of additives and chemicals that are making us sick. We’ve come up with a plan for a better food system — it’s called the Peoples’ Food Plan.
About the AFSA
The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) is working towards a fair, diverse and democratic food system for the benefit of all Australians.
How we work
These are the values that form the platform from which the AFSA operates…