Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

#GiveFlakeABreak campaign

The Australian Marine Conservation Society is asking seafood lovers to take the pledge to #GiveFlakeABreak this summer. ‘Flake’ should only refer to shark meat from gummy and rig sharks which aren’t endangered. But in Australia, there’s no legal obligation to label shark meat with the name of the species or where it’s from. Quirks in […]

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Tips on sourcing sustainable food and grocery items

Australian Sustainable Seafood Guide – Comprehensive guide on how to avoid species / types which are over-fished or endangered. CERES Fair Food – Organic food box delivery service. Ethical Consumer Group – Provides information on the environmental and social record of companies behind the brand names of common supermarket products. FairtradeAustralia – Guide on purchasing […]

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Some great resources to help you practice collaborative food consumption…

Swap Shuffle Share – Connecting home-grown food gardeners. swapshuffleshare.com/   Sharing Abundance – Local food system to harvest and distribute otherwise wasted fruit and other produce from backyards. sharingabundance.org/   Landshare Australia – Connects those who have land to share with those who need land for cultivating food. www.landshareaustralia.com.au/index/   Darebin Fruit Squad – A community […]

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