Get your taste buds ready for World Food Day events in Melbourne

EVENT: World food day action in Melbourne and preceding GM free week of action.Copy-of-child_watering_vegies_1.5mb

DATE: 16 October 2010.

Every food has a story. And Melbourne cooks, growers and food advocates will be bringing theirs to the table at the Port Phillip Urban Fresh Food Network’s World

Food Day event on Saturday 16 October, from 11am.

This festival-style event at the Port Phillip EcoCentre, St Kilda, will feature back-to-back cooking demonstrations, tastings, edible gardening fun, live music, food talks on topics such as GM, ethical eating and local approaches to food security, topical food screenings, fundraising raffle prizes (in support of CARE Australia) and yummy vegetarian food for sale.

Action in full swing from 11am. Vist the event web page for more info.

The week preceding World Food Day week has been dedicated by food activists as a GM free week of action. Events are planned around Melbourne and urban Victoria, centring around celebrations of GM free food, food company lobbying and protest. See Facebook page for full details.


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