Your visions – Sustainable Food Futures from the Sustainable Cities Round Table / Future Melbourne Forum, 31 October
Below are comments collected from the most recent Sustainable Cities Round Table / Future Melbourne Forum, 31 October 2007. The theme for the evening was “visioning sustainable cities“. In addition to a marvelous range of high quality presentations, we invited the audience to participate by commenting on what they thought we important aspects for a sustainable future. The categories for commentary were sustainable food, energy, education, aging and health, mobility and communication, water and waste. We also welcome additional comments about what you think are important aspects for visioning sustainable cities. Please submit your comments in the box below.
â€œMore rooftop and community gardens located throughout the city. We can use this as one tool to integrate nature into the city.â€
â€œThe real cost of all types of food production/ distribution.â€
â€œFood sustainability = ingredients + mileage + water use/ availability + packaging ++++â€¦.. Ie. Rice should not be from Australia!â€
â€œFood â€“ presented by farmers.
Food â€“ presented by supermarket operation.
Food â€“ presented by dietician (what is a good diet and what does this mean for
â€œGet serious about doing a rooftop garden and food production system throughout the CBD as a pilot and employ me to do itâ€
â€œIncorporate food mileage on labels.â€