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Food Summit Declaration 2009

Posted on 29. Apr, 2010 by .

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The SFFA Food Declaration sets out the position of the Alliance in calling for a NSW state food policy.

It was developed during 2009 through a series of regional  forums and a Food Summit under the heading : ‘Hungry for change’.

In 2010 SFFA will be using this declaration as an advocacy tool to lobby for the development of a state food policy council.

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The Parents Jury

Posted on 06. Apr, 2010 by .

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Presentation by Kathy Chapman, at the SFFA Public Forum: Food Fight!  March 2010.

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Feeding Sydney in a Time of Peak Oil and Climate Change

Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 by .

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Workshop presentation given by Claire Hanley of Macquarie University.

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Food Action for Health: What Works and Why?

Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by .

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Keynote address by John Coveney at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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John Coveney is a Professor in the Discipline of Public Health at Flinders University, Adelaide. He has established a high profile as an energetic advocate for, and spokesperson on, health promotion and food policy issues through regular contribution to academic, professional and public activities, conferences and debates to influence health policy and practice. John has worked in clinical nutrition, and community and public health in Australia and overseas. He is the author of two books, numerous book chapters and peer-review articles. He is currently associate editor for the journal Critical Public Health.

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Building Effective Partnerships with Councils

Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by .

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Workshop presentation by Nick Rose at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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Nick Rose is the coordinator of the Bellingen Local Food Network and Bellingen Community Gardens Association. He is an active member of  the Coffs Coast Local Food Futures Alliance, which was formed in May 2008. The Alliance is an innovative and expanding partnership involving local food and other community groups, including the Coffs TAFE, local councils and the North Coast Area Health Services.

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Local Government Role in Food Security: What are the Barriers?

Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by .

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Workshop presentation by Christine Slade at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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Christine Slade is a member of the Community Planning and Development Program research team at La Trobe University Bendigo and is currently writing her Master Thesis  titled The Role of Local Government in Providing Greater Community Food Security. This thesis aims to contribute to the emerging body of research in this area, and by using a case study methodology bring to light current examples, within a natural setting, of Australian local government involvement in food security initiatives.

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Good Things Come in Small Parcels

Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by .

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Workshop presentation by Jane Adams at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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Jane Adams is the principal of a marketing consultancy specialising in food, wine and hospitality. She is also an award-winning food writer. Jane has been instrumental in introducing farmers? markets to rural, regional and urban communities and believes they provide a permanent and powerful alternative link in Australia’s food chain.

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