"A food system encompasses all the stages of keeping us fed: growing, harvesting, packing, processing, transforming, marketing, consuming and disposing of food" - UN FAO definition
A simple definition of the food system from Oxford University.
A simple diagram of the main stages of the food system from Cornell University.
An infographic from Oxfam with simple explanations about what’s wrong with the food system.
A Guardian opinion piece from academic Evan Fraser on ten important aspects of the food system.
A summary of some of the characteristics of industrial agriculture from Yale University.
An article on ABC News on how global events can affect the price farmers are paid for milk.
Dr. Tara Garnett of the University of Oxford explains what is meant by a ‘food systems’ approach in the short video below.
CHOICE explores the $1 milk wars and how Australian dairy farmers get paid for their milk.
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