18 Nov 2012

Produce food close to home

A BLUEPRINT for Australia's food production is calling for 80 per cent of food to be sourced and processed within 150km of consumption.

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance released its People's Food Plan in September.
"If you spend $1 in your local community, 80 cents stays there, but if you buy something that is grown inside but purchased outside, only 20 cents stays in that community,'' he said.
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