food crisis


Forage, grow, feast

Monday, 11 March 2013

Living in a converted old school house in country Victoria, Rohan Anderson of the blog – and now book – Whole Larder Love, is a pillar of self-sustainability and a simple food system. Here he shares some of his recipes and thoughts.

Michael Pollan on why carrots cost more than processed food.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Michael Pollan on why carrots cost more than processed foods, and why the subsidies given to processed food suppliers in our current food system are bad for us.

Local heroes

Local heroes

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

G’s editor Emma, on why there’s no nobler profession than being a farmer, particularly in our current times.


Urban farmer

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Urban sprawl is encroaching on farmland while the financial and environmental cost of fresh produce continues to rise. Stephen Mushin is on a mission to empower local communities and kick start food production within our cities.


Buy organic and save

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

We all know we should be eating organic – but sometimes it can seem just a little too beyond budget! We’ve investigated how to eat organic without breaking the bank.


Fair young foodies

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Connecting passionate young foodies, here’s the extended interview with Alexandra and Joanna from the Youth Food Movement from the current Feb/March 2012 issue of G magazine.


The three peaks

Friday, 15 July 2011

We have a tendency to treat our home planet like there’s no tomorrow. But it’s time to wake up to the three-pronged resource crisis – shortages of oil, water and food – that experts say lies just around the bend.

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Biomimicry course - South Africa

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Claire Janisch who heads up South Africa's Biomimicry hub will show participants organisms that can provide us with innovative and progressive solutions to the design, engineering and other challenges that we now face: energy, food production, climate control, benign chemistry, transportation, packaging, and more. The vision is to create new ways of living through products, processes, organisations and policies that are well-adapted to life on Earth over the long haul.


Climate change and the looming food crisis

Friday, 20 August 2010

The world is entering an era of food insecurity, driven by climate change

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