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Food Connect – A Collaboration Between Local Farmers and City Folk

Posted in Models, RDAG by Virginia on April 20th, 2009

Food Connect is a Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) enterprise based in Brisbane that distributes ecologically sustainable, affordable produce by collaborating directly with local farmers for a fair financial return helping the local region to be more food secure.

(Please note: A Community Shared Agriculture differs to a Community Supported Agriculture as the former is explicity a two-way relationship between farmer and consumer.) Their goal is to provide fresh, local, predominantly organic, affordable (their boxes are twenty per cent cheaper than the supermarkets), seasonal food with the best outcome for farmers, communities and the environment.
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