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Deakin University Library. Ron Finley. Ron Finley grows a nourishing food culture in South Central L.A.’s food desert by planting the seeds and tools for healthy eating.

Ron Finley

Field to Fork - Episode 2 "Food miles" Food Transportation. "Food Miles Challenge" THE LOCAVORE'S DILEMMA.: EBSCOhost. Map.jpg (JPEG Image, 2400 × 1485 pixels) - Scaled (42%) Gardeners, locavores, hipsters, and residents: An alternative local food ma...: EBSCOhost. Local Food Movement A Mainstream Trend: EBSCOhost. Department of Agriculture Food Chain Resilience. Page Content The Australian Government Department of Agriculture works with industry and other government agencies to ensure the safety, security and continuity of Australia's food supply.

Department of Agriculture Food Chain Resilience

The food supply chain is a complex and nationally distributed system. It is not organised along state and territory borders and is generally owned and operated by the private sector. The complexity of the system may present challenges in maintaining food supply continuity in the case of widespread emergencies. States and territories have the lead responsibility for planning for and responding to emergency events within their jurisdictions. The concept of resilience planning by the Australian Government originally focused on how to protect Australia against the threat of an influenza pandemic and support the Australian community. Australian Farmers' Markets Association. The following Markets around Australia are recognised by AFMA because they are committed to the principles of the AFMA Charter and best practice operating standards.

Australian Farmers' Markets Association

Best practice farmers' markets are food markets where the stallholders are the farmers, their families or farm staff. Resellers are not permitted. The emphasis is placed on farm-direct and artisan-made food sales. Plants, seeds, flowers, worm farms, compost, fodder - and small livestock like poultry are also included, but craft items are typically excluded. These are the standards that the community expects to be upheld in genuine farmers' markets. WANT TO SELL IN A FARMERS' MARKET? STARTING A MARKET? Department of Agriculture Australian Farmers Markets Association. Submission from Australian Farmers’ Markets Association Creating Appetite for Farmers’ Markets in Australia Further information please contact: Jane Adams Australian Farmers’ Markets Association PH (02) 9360 9380 Email: Overview This submission is predicated on two basic facts: Food is fundamental to survival Existing food systems and food policies do not necessarily offer the mostsustainable options for feeding Australia’s citizens.

Department of Agriculture Australian Farmers Markets Association


Community gardens & Farmers Markets

Nation.gif (GIF Image, 332 × 340 pixels) Sustainable & active transport: Sustainability in Healthcare - Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria, Australia. Page content: Benefits of sustainable & active transport | Reducing transport-related environmental impacts | Encouraging cycle-friendly workplaces | Sustainable transport in Capital Works Transport choices impact our health and the health of our environment.

Sustainable & active transport: Sustainability in Healthcare - Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria, Australia

In Australia it is estimated that in a single year, air pollution from motor vehicles causes between 900 and 2,000 early deaths and between 900 and 4,500 cases of bronchitis, cardiovascular and respiratory disease, costing between $1.5 and $3.8 billion. A recent ecological footprint pilot found that 11 per cent of the Victorian public health portfolio's environmental impact is linked to transport. The NHS in the UK undertook a similar study which showed that five per cent of all vehicle trips in England are related to NHS transport, which is responsible for 18 per cent of the NHS carbon footprint.

The Rise of The Locavore.: EBSCOhost.