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AFSA President’s message
In this inspirational President's Report AFSA President Tammi Jonas shares with us the results of her fact-finding mission to the US. In doing so she contextualises the many achievements of...
Recent blog posts
Revolution was in the air last weekend at a remarkable gathering that ABC Gardening host Costa Georgiadis has coined ‘the Woodstock of Australian agriculture’.
The first Deep Winter Agrarian Gathering, held in the central highlands of Victoria, was attended by 150 farmers, connectors, communicators, educators and eaters collectively striving for a fair food system that operates in the best interests of producers and consumers.
This October the Australian City Farms and Community Garden Network will join the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) in celebrating Fair Food Week nation-wide.
IN VERY EXCITING NEWS, University of Queensland Press will be publishing in September Australia's first anthology of the Fair Food movement, which in important respects is also a history of AFSA
Simran Sethi, an environmental journalist from the US, discussed the recent global decrease in food diversity in an ABC Lateline interview.
US ‘fast- tracking’ of the Trans-Pacific Partnership should ring alarm bells with the Australian public. Is the Abbott government on the brink of signing away our sovereign rights?
AFSA joins university students in urging Australian higher education institutions to implement sustainable food policies that support and encourage local, sustainable, ethical and fair procurement.
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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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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…
Peoples’ Food Plan
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.
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.