ANNUAL FOOD SOVEREIGNTY CONVERGENCE TO BE HELD IN,CANBERRA OCTOBER 23-24

By | 2017-10-16T16:03:11+00:00 16 October, 2017|courses, eating seasonally, general news|

ANNUAL FOOD SOVEREIGNTY CONVERGENCE TO BE HELD IN CANBERRA OCTOBER 23-24

MEDIA RELEASE Date of release: 16 October 2017

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) will host the annual Food Sovereignty Convergence in Canberra on the 23rd and 24th of October 2017 at the Burrungiri Cultural Centre.

The convergence will provide an opportunity for attendees to debate, share […]

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Caroola Farm Tour Sat 14 Oct 2018

By | 2017-10-11T09:09:05+00:00 11 October, 2017|general news|

Visit Caroola Farm as part of Fair Food Week Celebrations

One day only

Saturday 14 October 2017

Join in on farm for:

  • An informative short talk on the history of Caroola Farm and our plans into the future. Inspiring you to think about what you can achieve in your own space – no matter what the size!
  • Walking […]
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Help secure the future of free-range farming in Victoria

By | 2017-10-11T08:53:19+00:00 11 October, 2017|general news|

Victorian Government Welcomes Feedlots and Rejects Free Range Pigs & Poultry

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) is deeply disappointed at substance of the proposed new planning provisions from the Victorian Government’s work on Planning for Sustainable Animal Industries. Despite […]

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Food Sovereignty Convergence 23-24 October in Canberra

By | 2017-09-21T14:15:13+00:00 21 September, 2017|general news|

Join us in Canberra on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th October 2017 for two days of debate, stories, analysis, sharing, strategising and planning, all in the cause of building a fair food system for all Australians! Farmers, consumer advocates, right to food activists, urban agriculturalists, educators, communicators, innovators – whoever you are, wherever you’re from […]

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Call for Produce for Catering for the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC14) April 2018

By | 2017-09-06T10:09:41+00:00 6 September, 2017|business, eating seasonally, general news|

We’re looking for regional produce to help feed everyone at the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC14) www.apc14.permacultureaustralia.org.au 15-19 April 2018.

The Convergence is being held at the Greenhills Centre in Cotter from Sunday 15 to Thursday 19 April 2018 and will attract in excess of 300 people for the duration.

We are working with the in-house catering […]

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Permaculture – education for life!

By | 2017-08-01T16:31:52+00:00 27 July, 2017|business, courses, eating seasonally, general news|

What is permaculture and how can it change your life?

Permaculture is a design science for living systems – it is far from just gardening. Permaculture can be used in all aspects of your life and work and immersing yourself into a 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is “one of the most life-changing experiences” […]

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Fireside gathering to connect local food community

By | 2017-07-25T13:25:44+00:00 25 July, 2017|business, general news|

Join us at a fireside gathering to connect with people and businesses who are passionate about growing our local food community.  Southern Harvest has achieved a lot in the last 12 months to help local farmers and small food business owners connect with each other and with more consumers, and we need your help to […]

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Seeking expressions of interest for a new farmers market in Queanbeyan

By | 2017-09-21T07:00:23+00:00 11 July, 2017|business, farmers market, general news|

Plans are under way for a Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Queanbeyan to begin in late October this year.  The new farmers market will showcase locally grown and made food and will help local farmers and local small food businesses earn more income locally, develop new income streams and provide opportunities for food start ups.

The […]

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Mentoring scholarships for 100 female entreprenuers

By | 2017-07-04T09:40:12+00:00 4 July, 2017|business, general news|

Inspiring Rare Birds is providing 100 scholarships for emerging or established female entrepreneurs throughout Australia to embark on a mentorship with a high calibre mentor. These scholarships are for women who are regionally, rurally or remotely located; of Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent; migrant or refugees; or socio-economically disadvantaged.

Mentoring is a proven form of […]

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New Pilot Program – The Kitchen & Garden program for children who love to grow and cook

By | 2017-06-21T07:04:20+00:00 21 June, 2017|courses, eating seasonally, general news|

By popular demand, Aeoncademy are introducing a new program to help children learn to cook and are asking for donations of cooking and gardening equipment.

Aeoncademy’s Sparks (ages 4-7) have been really enjoying participating in a World Cooking program for awhile now, much to the jealousy of many of the older children who want to participate […]

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