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When Local Food Makes a Significant Difference

Media Release (Food Connect Foundation) Tuesday 8 October 2013 When Local Food Makes a Significant Difference Queensland’s local food advocate, Robert Pekin, Food Connect Foundation will be joining Michael Shuman, a leading US community economist, author and social entrepreneur to outline how Local Food Creates Community Prosperity from 4pm – 5.30pm, Saturday 19 October at […]

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National Good Food Network Seminar August 15: Pathways to Food Hub Success

The National Good Food Network recently hosted a seminar on Financial Benchmark Metrics and Measurements for Regional Food Hubs last week, and it’s well worth viewing ( NGFN seminar). The seminar discussed the results from the first detailed financial benchmarking study attempted of regional food hubs in the USA. The research arose out of a […]

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Community Food Hub in Central Victoria

We are developing a community food hub in Trentham, Victoria, and held a Food Forum on July 11th to gain an understanding of the core needs and priorities from a broad cross-section of the community. Over the course of 3 short brainstorming workshops a very wide range of food issues were thrashed out by large […]

Developing a Food Hub Framework for Down Under

Developing a Food Hub Framework for Down Under… Whenever we mention that we are working on the Food Hub in Casey project, it provokes a predictable barrage of questions in quick succession. What is a food hub? How is it different to a wholesale agent/local grocer/farmers market? What’s the point? The supermarkets are getting bigger and more […]

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Interested in Food Hubs in Central Victoria?

Timely and exciting forum coming up in Trentham, calling farmers, chefs, sellers, buyers and eaters . . organised by the delightful Justin Walsh (along with many others) and asking the big questions: What future do you see for agriculture and food production in our community? What gets you fired up about food? What support do […]

Background: Casey Food Hub

In June 2011, VicHealth and the City of Casey co-funded an alliance of social enterprises and non-profits (led by Eaterprises Australia) to: scope, design and explore critical factors to inform feasibility of a regional food initiative/demonstration project (a ‘food hub’) in the City of Casey. The project was established in recognition that while there is […]