"If commerce starts to undermine life support, then commerce must stop, because life has to carry on." This is the central premise Dr Vandana Shiva's passionate address for the 2010 City of Sydney…Continue
American farmer Joel Salatin, the star of the documentary Food Inc, has become a "pin up boy" for the growing food "re-localisation" movement. On a recent visit to Canberra, he gives his take on…Continue
An article which appeared in the Coffs Coast Advocate on Monday highlighted the importnace of finding alternative uses for blemished produce. Researchers in the Queensland Department of Primary…Continue
Dont miss the cookoff for the Show Us Ya Dish competition. Three amateur cooks will compete using local food sourced from the Coffs Coast Growers Market to cook their best dish and be crowned Coffs Harbours best cook for 2012. Prizes include a 9 burner BBQ from DeLonghi worth $3799. Entries close 18 October so if you fancy yourself as Coffs best Cook head to www.facebook.com.au/coffscoastlocalfood and get your entry in!See More
Join us at the Jetty Theatre from 6pm for the gala screening of Food Inc, a documentary described by movie critic Margaret Pomeranz as "guaranteed to make you angry but hopefully also make you think again before you do your won shopping this weekend"
Which solar system is for you?What dose it cost?What dose ti save?Find answers to all these questions and more at the Solar Hot Water Options Seminar.Contact Pia Dollmann on 02 6648 4644 to register for this free event.See More
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry commissioned this study to provide a comparative analysis of Australian food distribution channels. The analysis covers grocery retail, convenience stores and the various channels and sub-channels that make up what is known as foodservice. The pressures of performance and increasing competition on the major retail chains will continue to compel them to streamline costs and drive category performance in existing supermarket networks,…See More
"In the comming weeks we will be bringing you the stories of our local producers. There are lots of interesting stories behind the people that come to our market and we look forward to sharing them with you all :)"
October 15, 2010 at 9am to October 17, 2010 at 6pm
The Sustainable Living Festival is a new regional festival which will be targeting an audience across the Mid North Coast.The overall goal of the Festival is to empower and engage the community, business and industry in creating a community that enhances and maintains its environment, culture, health, economy and resources for current and future generations.A range of exhibitions, workshops, talks, demonstrations and…See More
An article which appeared in the Coffs Coast Advocate on Monday highlighted the importnace of finding alternative uses for blemished produce. Researchers in the Queensland Department of Primary Industries and the CSIRO are busy examining the best use for excess Banana's. The article states that up to 80% of fruit is rejected from retail sales. How can we use this produce to value add and create new businesses and opportunities in Coffs Harbour? See More