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Building local food image

AFHN and the South East Food Hub on ABC Radio

“When food producers work with farmers markets and locally owned shops to deliver good quality, fresh food to everyone in the community, you have a ‘food system’. Developing successful local food systems is what Kirsten Larsen from the University of Melbourne’s Victorian Eco Innovation Lab is doing. She says success depends on having a wide […]

Chris Walsh. Photo: Kindling Trust

UK recipes for success ready to be shared across the country

As Tanya mentioned a few blog posts back, AFHN and a host of food growers/distributors/eaters/doers/social enterprisers/thinkers across the country are getting pretty darn excited about Chris Walsh’s upcoming visit. Why?   He is touching down on our shores for a month of talks, workshops, discussions, farm visits and knowledge sharing across the east coast (dates […]

Boxes w food

Trial run of the South East Food Hub (formerly Casey)

Today was the first trial run of the South East Food Hub. The aim was to run through the proposed operations, check it all works AND make sure there was some delicious, fresh, local produce at the Monash Residential Services exit dinners this week. For more information or to keep track of the South East […]


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 […]