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SE Food Hub – Report on Phase 2

Full report – Phase 2 Report

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SE Food Hub – Report on Phase 1

This report outlines the work done and outcomes of Phase 1 of the VEIL project “Can ‘Food Hubs’ catalyse and support local food systems in Victoria and Australia? Developing a Food Hub in the City of Casey” 1.Mapping of the ‘state of play’ in Casey’s local / regional food 2.Hub and system’ design work 3.Investigating […]

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Food Hubs and Food Relief – Opportunities in the South East

The aim of this research is to provide insight into the barriers faced by people in the low socio economic status (SES) groups in the City of Casey and surrounding areas, and to understand better the challenges and opportunities in connecting them to fresh fruit and vegetables. Consultation with Emergency Food Providers was conducted to […]

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Food System Mapping Tools

We have used some form of ‘food system map’ as a tool when people are arriving at local food workshops on a few occasions now. They can be useful to: Break the ice and give people something to do / talk about as they’re arriving (useful for people who don’t know anyone) Give everyone a […]

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Producer and Business Surveys

For the Food Hub in Casey project, we attempted to follow up the semi-structured interviews with more detailed information gathered through an online survey. The questionaires for the surveys are attached below. We were aiming to gather approx. 30 responses to each of these surveys, to engage a broader group of farmers and local businesses […]

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Interview Guides

Here are the interview guides developed and used by the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab (at University of Melbourne) in Phase 1 of the Food Hub in Casey project. We developed one for use with farmers and one focused on local businesses. The  guides support a basic semi-structured interview and lead the user through questions on: Part […]

Imagining a Food Hub in Casey 2011

The City of Casey, in Melbourne’s South-East, is uniquely positioned to explore the possibility of a Food Hub as it strives to address the needs of a rapidly expanding urban population and offer new opportunities for highly productive farms and farmers close-by. The attached scoping document explores an imagined ‘Casey Food Hub’ that could up opportunities […]

Scoping, Design and Recommendations for Development of a ‘Food Hub’ in the City of Casey 2012

Part 1 of this report describes the Scoping Project undertaken from July-December 2011. The scoping project set out to: Undertake a preliminary investigation and consultation about the Casey context – what is the need and what are the opportunities; Introduce the idea and explore the potential of a ‘food hub’ as an intervention to reshape […]