Tag Archives: food production

Queensland a world leader in organic farming

Social entrepreneur and raconteur Robert Pekin of Food Connect featured in an article in the Courier Mail’s QWeekend magazine on Queensland being a world leader in organic farming. ONE OF THE GREAT VISIONARIES OF ORGANICS and sustainable communities, Robert Pekin, … Continue reading

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Today I took part in a working bee at Your Farm

Your Farm is a community farm aiming to grow fruit and vegetables in and for the communities of Sandgate and Brighton Queensland. I went to their working bee today and helped mulch and turn the compost piles. Your Farm is … Continue reading

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“Sowing the seeds of action and hope, for feminism and food sovereignty!”

My friends and fellow social entrepreneurs at Food Connect helped raise $$$ to send a delegation of Australian farmers to the La Via Campesina International gathering in Jakarta Cheers of “Hooray for peasant women! We are the mothers of food … Continue reading

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Robert Pekin on building a new model of food production

Robert Pekin of Food Connect spoke at the EcoCity Food Forum in Melbourne recently, quoting Buckminster Fuller (American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor, and futurist): You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a … Continue reading

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