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Recent posts, videos and more
Recent blog posts
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 theYouth Food Movement's Real Food Challenge in urging Australian higher education institutions to implement sustainable food policies that support and encourage local, sustainable, ethical and fair procurement.
Wooragee lamb producer Anne Stelling believes that it would take just a little co-operative smart thinking to work through some regulatory ‘roadblocks’ for the North East to develop a significant – and diverse – local food network.
Kerry Miller attended the showing of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance’s Fair Food — The Documentary and the seminar that followed it at an event organised by Bundanoon Community Garden. Her conclusion — it’s well worth seeing.
The recent 4 Corners expose' of corrupt farm labour market practices calls for assertive action by government and reform of the 417 visa system to prevent what have been called 'slave-like' working conditions on farms and in pountry processing factories…
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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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The small screen — food related videos
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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.