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Articles on topic "Food" ...

October 15, 2002

GM Foods

Council thanked us for our submission on Genetic foods, and informed us that they had adopted the suggestion we made to preferentially purchase from suppliers who are GM free.

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September 4, 2002

Council Submission on Genetic Modified Food

TSCA sent a submission to council supporting its policy on Genetically Modified (GM) food, and suggesting a modification to add preferentially purchasing GM free food. We recieved a reply thanking us and confirming that they would be adding a modification along the lines we suggested

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July 2, 2002


Eric had been doing research, and essentially Community Gardens are really a city concept working where access to land is limited. Since most of us have access to land here, Dianne pointed out how it might be more useful to look at how we can support each other regarding our own gardens. There is now a stall for trading surpluses. It is just inside the main entrance to Gondwana on the left, and there are instructions for trading with it. It was decided to re-focus the group on all aspects of Food including Production, Trading our Surplases and group purchasing.

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February 4, 2002

Whole Foods

Joel has been checking with Santos, and Byron Health Food Distributors (who specialize in fresh food), about the possibility of a single drop-off and bulk rates.

This turned out to be too hard, and Joel dropped it.

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January 7, 2002

Bulk Buying

Joel will check with Santos about some form of bulk buying, for example where orders are submitted and a single drop-off is made from their warehouse. It was suggested (but I'm not sure anyone committed to do it) that a questionnaire be circulated as to what people would like to see available at the Servo.

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December 21, 2001

LETS stall

A stall has been installed for the trading of local surplus produce, it is just inside the main entrance to Gondwana on the left.

Guidelines and Q&A are attached.

(The stall didn't get much use and was later removed).

See "File"

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June 4, 2001

Community Food Stall

Mitra to put together his community food stall idea.This may work in conjunction with a youth garden.

(The stall was installed, at the entrance of Gondwana and LETS information put with it, but it didn't get much use so was removed).

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May 3, 2001

Local Community Garden

(Michael and Kali) This plan is being re-considered, it might be more feasable to arrange for bulk buying as a community, for example from whole food warehouse's, and also direct from growers. If any of you know local organic growers please put them in touch with Kali.

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