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Welcome to Sydney Food Fairness Alliance

Posted on 09. Mar, 2013 by .

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The Sydney Food Fairness Alliance  (SFFA) is a network of consumers, rural producers, health professionals, community workers and advocates who want to see food security for all within a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable food system.

2013 promises to be a busy year for SFFA with the release of the Federal Govt <em>National Food Plan</em> due, and the alternative ‘ grass roots’ <em>People’s Food Plan</em> launched by the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance. SFFA will play an active role in the discussion about what kind of food future we want and how we need to shape it now. Join us to be part of it!

 

We will:

  • Continue support for farmers, in the face of threats by CSG and supermarket price fixing
  • Explore the role that local councils can play in promoting food security and food access
  • Lobby for increases in income support payments to help the 1-2 million Australians who go hungry
  • Showcase challenging ideas, stimulating discussions and examples of great ways to work round food

 

Members include people working in sectors such as:

  • health and aged care
  • community services and welfare
  • local government
  • urban planning
  • agriculture and primary industries
  • community gardens, Permaculture and organic food industries and organisations
  • food and hospitality industries
  • media
  • education
  • ethicists and religious organisations
  • concerned and interested individuals

 

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See what Costa has to say about SFFA.

Posted on 03. Feb, 2013 by .

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One of our great supporters – Costa.

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Media reports of forum “Undermining our food bowls” Feb 2012

Posted on 07. Feb, 2012 by .

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Follow media reports of the successful forum “Undermining our food bowls – how CSG and mining is threatening future food”

Read report… Green Left Weekly 

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Can’t eat your house – development threatens food bowl: media coverage.

Posted on 25. Oct, 2011 by .

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In October the Sydney Food Fairness held a public forum as part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival. The event brought together experts in the area including NSW Farmers Association President Fiona Simson, rural planning consultant Ian Sinclair, WSROC President Alison McLaren and Urban Research Centre Director Phillip O’Neill.

DOWNLOAD…  Daily Telegraph article

DOWNLOAD…  CSG mining puts food at risk – AAP

DOWNLOAD…  Report in Penrith Star      (PDF 156kb)

LISTEN…  Listen to Liz Millen and Fiona Simson on The Alan Jones Show

 

 

 

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Can't Eat Your House – development threatens food bowl. Media release

Posted on 08. Oct, 2011 by .

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SFFA’s media release for the forun at Penrith October 2011 Can’t Eat Your House – Development threatens food bowl.

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SFFA media release

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Food Plan must be sustainable and ensure good food for all

Posted on 01. Sep, 2011 by .

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Thursday, 1 September 2011:

A major overhaul is needed to ensure fair, sustainable and resilient food systems in a climate-change affected environment and there needs to be an extended period of public debate on our future food system, food groups will say in their submissions on a National Food Plan due tomorrow.

DOWNLOAD… Joint SFFA and AFSA Media Release:
Food Plan must be sustainable and ensure good food for all (PDF 90kB)

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