Food dialogue

  • 476 views
Uploaded on

Food system dialogue held in Canberra September 2009 to bring together stakeholders to strengthen local food systems for better health and well-being.

Food system dialogue held in Canberra September 2009 to bring together stakeholders to strengthen local food systems for better health and well-being.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
476
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Food – back to the future? Gabrielle O’Kane University of Canberra DAA – ACT Branch May 2010
  • 2. The origins of the local food system dialogue Fairness The Price We Pay Watch the full version of Stephen Long's report "The Price We Pay", first broadcast 1 September, 2008. Length: 44'52" The Beast File: Woolies and Coles (HUNGRY BEAST) looks at Australia’s Big Two supermarket chains. Woolworths & Coles are a $100 billion a year duopoly with a retail market share unmatched in the developed world. Length: 2’47”
  • 3. Sustainable food system ‘A sustainable and resilient food system conserves and renews natural resources, advances social justice and animal welfare, builds community wealth, and fulfils the food and nutrition needs of all eaters now and in the future’ The Hunger and Environmental Interest Group of the American Dietetic Association (2009)
  • 4. Why strengthen local food systems? • Food democracy Active participation in the food system • Food citizenship Engaging in food related behaviours that support the development of sustainable food systems
  • 5. The food system dialogue Old Parliament House, Canberra September 17, 2009 Aims of the day Bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to: 1. Share experiences and ideas about the benefits of a more thoughtful approach to food 2. Consider ways to build sustainability into local food systems 3. Explore the potential for action to build social capital through the local food system
  • 6. Who attended the food dialogue? Local food producers Agricultural scientists Public health nutritionists Project officers (Groundswell project) Managers of food co-operatives and community gardens Caterers Welfare groups Academics DAA & PHAA ACT Planning and Land Authority & ACTCOSS ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment
  • 7. Outcomes – possible short term actions
  • 8. Outcomes – possible short term actions
  • 9. Outcomes – possible short term actions
  • 10. Outcomes – possible long term actions