Sunday Link Heaven

Better late than never!! Here are the things we’ve been reading this week and there are some interesting ones! Happy reading! Obesity a Threat to Food Security – The Sydney Morning Herald reported this week that “increasing population fatness could have the same implications for world food energy demands as an extra one billion people. […]

Greenfoodie - Food Security

New Foodie Website – Local Harvest

The Sydney Morning Herald recently reported on a new website, Local Harvest, set to launch next month which will connect sustainable producers with consumers in their area. Consumers will be able to find and buy their food from food co-ops, swap meets, community gardens, farmers’ markets, free-range producers, box systems and organic retailers. Read more: […]

Greenfoodie - Mining and Agriculture

Coal Seam Gas Mining – The Ugly Truth

Everyone at GreenFoodie has been concerned about Coal Seam Gas Mining (CSGM) for a while now. We’ve compiled a couple of videos below to highlight the dangers and inequities of this industry both in Australia and overseas. Genevieve has written to her Member for Parliament about this issue and we are calling on all GreenFoodies […]

Greenfoodie - Live Exports

Banning Live Exports: Problem or Opportunity?

By Genevieve Hopkins, 10 June 2011 The live exports ban has certainly made headlines and is raising emotional debate on all sides of the live export fence. While I am strongly against live exports due to the abhorrent treatment of our animals when they reach their overseas destinations, the welfare of our Australian farmers/graziers has […]

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