Tag Archive: Food

Food Security and Sustainability in the Far North Queensland region

By Chris Gloor – Director, RealFood Network What is meant by these words? The terms food security, safety, sovereignty and sustainability are being tossed around willy-nilly in so many contexts these days that one can easily confuse the implications. Government action and regulation is often predicated on ‘sustainability.’ The words are popping up in corporate …

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Community Foods – a community-owned solution

By Tula Hewitt, Community Foods Volunteer Once upon a time a group of Cairns locals had a dream. They wanted to create a community place that stocked unpackaged whole foods. They also wanted these whole foods to be better than those on the supermarket shelves. What started with a table at Rusty’s Markets soon grew …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/06/12/community-foods-a-community-owned-solution/