New Proposal for animal farming reform

New Proposal for animal farming reform

The Victorian Government has announced a proposal to overhaul planning laws for animal farming, to “simplify planning requirements for animal based farming and improve the consistency of how the rules are applied.” The proposal re-defines the thresholds of stocking...
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...
Job Opportunity: Jones Potatoes

Job Opportunity: Jones Potatoes

Jones Potatoes are on the lookout for a worker with a background in farming, preferably horticulture, for a full-time position. The right person will be physically fit, well organised, motivated, experienced in machinery operation and cattle work. Ability to work in a...
Farmwall are Crowdfunding!

Farmwall are Crowdfunding!

Farmwall have a plan to transform Melbourne into a food producing ecosystem, but they need your help! The Alphington based social enterprise make small-scale, vertical, edible gardens, that grow herbs and microgreens in urban cafés using aquaponic production methods....
Darebin Community Leaders in Sustainability Course

Darebin Community Leaders in Sustainability Course

Do you live, work or study in the City of Darebin? Do you want to help drive positive environmental change in your community and beyond? The free Community Leaders in Sustainability course offered by Darebin Council may be for you or someone you know. The course...
Congratulations to our ‘delicious.’ Produce Award Winners!

Congratulations to our ‘delicious.’ Produce Award Winners!

The delicious. Produce Awards are one of the most prestigious honours for Australian food producers. Nominees are judged by a panel of Australian food royalty, featuring names like Maggie Beer and Matt Moran. When selecting winners an emphasis is placed on provenance,...