Food Sovereignty Convergence comes to Canberra 23 and 24 October

Annual Food Sovereignty Convergence to be held in Canberra October 23-24

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) will host the annual Food Sovereignty Convergence in Canberra on the 23rd and 24th of October 2017 at the Burrungiri Cultural Centre.

The convergence will provide an opportunity for attendees to debate, share stories, analyse, strategise and plan towards building a fair food system for all Australians.

Held as an extension of Fair Food Week 2017, the Food Sovereignty Convergence … CONTINUE READING

Fair Food Luncheon – Contentious Character

Join us for a fund-raising Indigenous themed, Fair Food Long Table Lunch, Guest Speakers, Games and Auctions at Contentious Character Wamboin on Sunday 15 October 2017

Treat yourself to:

  • Two courses of locally grown and produced food,
  • Matched with a glass of Contentious Character’s lovely cold climate wine,
  • Some of our region’s Fair Food heroes speaking about their food journeys,
  • An exciting auction for amazing locally crafted items,
  • Supporting Southern Harvest Association to assist our local farmers, producers and food industry.

Bookings essential and tickets limited!

Specials, beef, pork, chicken plus new herbal teas and garlic produce

It’s been a week of bed prepping and planting out alliums (think onion and garlic families). We’ve just had a drop of light rain but more would be welcome!

Our freezers will be full at the markets this week with organic beef, pork, take-home meals and more (like garlic scape pesto  – yum) – plus we’ll have a range of fresh chicken, but get in quick!!

The frosts are hitting the garden hard and the … CONTINUE READING

Bungendore Harvest Festival 28-30 April

Bungendore Harvest Festival 28-30 April

Join us for a weekend that promotes integrity and freshness in the growing, breeding and production of produce in the Southern Harvest Region and centres on Bungendore as a regional identity for food, farming and fibre related activities.

On Friday 28th April, Bungendore food venues will showcase locally sourced food and beverages for your enjoyment.

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The Canberra Times Good Food Month Terroir The Taste of the Bungendore Region

Book now

Friday March 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

$100.00

Good Food Month Canberra Times Logo

 

Terroir is a French word which broadly means a ‘sense and taste of place’.
Terroir comprises the unique elements; natural environment, climate and human  influence.
Chef Christophe has prepared a menu using carefully selected seasonal produce and where possible organic. A unique dinner showcasing Bungendore’s terroir –
the unique tastes and flavours in and around our beautiful place.

MENU

On arrival – amuse bouche
Egg mimosa – … CONTINUE READING

Fair Food – The Documentary – Wed 11 Feb 2015

Fair Food is Australia’s first feature length documentary about the issues facing our local producers, and the importance of having access to small, independent regional food distributors.  View the film preview here.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with leading food advocates and participants from the film.

When:                  Wednesday 11th February, 6PM

Where:                National Library of Australia

Level LG1, Theatre

Parkes Place West, Canberra

Cost:                      $20 (with 25% going to support the Southern Harvest Farmers Market, launched Sunday 25 January at the Bungendore Show –  the market only sells food produced only in … CONTINUE READING