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Visions of a Food Hub: RMIT industrial design studio

Whilst somewhat belated, this post contains some exciting glimpses from a design studio looking at the future of the food system in Melbourne’s south-east. From March to June, 2013, a group of 15 second year undergraduate industrial design students at RMIT University participated in the Casey Food Hub studio. The studio was led by Jessica […]

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Highlights from the tour: the Chris Walsh/Food Hub road show…

Chris headed off here, there and everywhere during his month in Australia and below are some more of his musings from time spent trekking to a range of communities across Victoria to talk about the work of the Kindling Trust and workshop ideas and innovations that are springing up around the traps. First stop: Goulburn […]

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Food Hubs- essential infrastructure for a Fair Food System

An article from AFHN founding member Nick Rose, who also happens to be Project Coordinator, Food Systems, at the Food Alliance (Deakin University), National Coordinator of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) and a Director of the Food Connect Foundation. In July 2013 he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to travel to the US and Argentina to […]

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Global Learnings…Local Applications

Things are all systems go at the moment here at AFHN HQ (as much as we have a HQ) in preparation for the upcoming visit from Chris Walsh of Manchester Veg/Kindling Trust in the UK, the upcoming Agrifood XX Session devoted entirely to food hub practitioners,  our own South East Food Hub project while trying to […]

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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 […]