Submission to ‘Planning for Sustainable Animal Industries’

Submission to ‘Planning for Sustainable Animal Industries’

We have made a response to the State Government’s proposed reforms for animal industries, a summary of our key areas of concern and recommendations is below. Thank you to Amanda McLaren from Yapunyah, Kelvin Slade from Willow Zen, Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance,...
State Government Planning Controls for Animal Industries

State Government Planning Controls for Animal Industries

It’s been a worrisome few weeks for Victorian small-scale livestock farmers with the proposal of changes to planning provisions in regional Victoria. The changes, generally proposed to reduce red tape across the animal production industry would inadvertently increase...
GIVE A CUP ABOUT WASTE

GIVE A CUP ABOUT WASTE

This October Melbourne Farmers Markets will make significant headway in the war on waste, thanks to a City of Yarra grant to fund a sustainability plan aimed at eliminating all single use coffee cups from MFM markets. The program will firstly encourage market goers to...
PRESS RELEASE: Carlton Farmers’ Market to move from October 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Carlton Farmers’ Market to move from October 2017

Carlton Farmers Market to close due to Carlton Primary School Building Developments Carlton Farmers’ Market, held on the first Saturday of each month and managed by Melbourne Farmers Markets, will be holding their final market this Saturday 2 September 2017 and moving...