Greenfoodie - Mining and Agriculture

Opposition to Coal Seam Gas Mining is Increasing

Opposition to coal, mineral and coal seam gas (CSG) mining is stepping up in NSW as it increasingly threatens Australia’s food security. Over half of NSW, including its most productive food growing regions, is covered by titles for coal, mineral or CSG exploration or production. This week the Sydney Food Fairness Alliance held a forum […]

Greenfoodie - Environment

The Food Movement: Its Power and Possibilities

Sourced at The Nation by Frances Moore Lappé For years I’ve been asked, “Since you wrote Diet for a Small Planet in 1971, have things gotten better or worse?” Hoping I don’t sound glib, my response is always the same: “Both.” As food growers, sellers and eaters, we’re moving in two directions at once. The […]

Greenfoodie - Mining and Agriculture

Stop Coal Seam Gas Mining!

Farmers all around Australia as well as urban communities are being threatened by the rapid and aggressive expansion of the coal seam gas mining industry. The Lock the Gate Alliance explains how bad this industry is for the environment, farming and health: Exploration and production licences cover most of NSW and Queensland. You will discover […]

Greenfoodie - Learn

Sustainable food – as greenfoodie as it gets!

This is a great TED talk that explains what is wrong with our food system and how we can draw on the past to fix it. This is our favorite TED talk and embodies everything greenfoodie is about! Chef Dan Barber squares off with a dilemma facing many chefs today: how to keep fish on […]

Event – Global climate change and the role of agriculture as both cause and cure

When: 13 July 3:30pm What: Presented by Allan Savory Founder of Holistic Management™, President and Co-Founder of The Savory Institute and the Africa Centre for Holistic Management Take this opportunity to connect with Allan Savory in Canberra. As well as his ground-breaking work on reversing global biodiversity loss and desertification, Allan was one of the […]

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