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  • Foodwise Articles  »  Farming

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    Pitting profits and food supply against the natural world

    The arguments for increasing food demand are well publicised and well understood. By the middle of this century, the planet’s population will top nine billion, presenting a third more mouths to feed.
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    Make it Possible

    Animals Australia asks us to imagine a world without factory farming.
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    Everything you wanted to know about organic (or almost)…

    Although numerous food sources tell us to buy organic where possible, for many people confusion remains about exactly what sets organic farming apart from more conventional varieties.
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    Get down to your local…

    The Locavore Edition - perhaps the best dressed addition to the Australian sustainable food scene - is all about making it easier for Australians to know their local food producers. Here their very own Alexis Drevikovsky tells their story.
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    Famous foodie lashes supermarket stranglehold

    Celebrity chef and food producer Maggie Beer has taken a swipe at major supermarkets for pushing food prices lower, the SMH's Paddy Manning reports.
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    Why do we need a People’s Food Plan?

    While the federal government drafts it's National Food Plan, a growing number of Australians see a serious problem in the way we're approaching food production and consumption. The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance's Claire Parfitt walks us through it.
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    Paving our market gardens – choosing suburbs over food

    Once upon a time, most of Sydney's fresh produce was grown in the Sydney basin. With development impinging on remaining farmland, Johnathan Sobels explains how food security is an increasingly serious issue.
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    There’s nothing black and white about organic agriculture

    Feeding the world today does not depend on the total quantity of food produced, but rather the location of it's production and it's cost.
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    “…if one has not dined well”: an interview with Sarah Robins

    Sarah Robins has worked for Slow Food Melbourne, the Victorian Farmers Markets Association and sustainable food organisation, Sustainable Table. Her book Seasonal Regional takes a peak into the wonderful world of some of Australia's food producers.
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    FEATURE Farmland

    Food busting myths

    Sustainable eating is not a fringe greenie issue but a necessity the world must embrace if it wishes to survive, explains nutritionist Nicole Senior.
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    But where did all the research go?

    Farmers are going to have to accomplish a miracle using less science and technology.
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    Our farmlands are shrinking

    Today almost a quarter of the world's farm land is affected by serious degradation (FAO 2008), up from 15% two decades ago.
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