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Food Workers Are at Risk in Today's Changing Economy ‘The gig economy is less likely to provide workers with salaries, benefits, or a consistent schedule. And it also often frees employers from any obligation to provide year-round income for their employees, and leaves workers’ livelihood in the hands of the customer.’ I am no Luddite, …

Australia’s first Slow Food Earth Market is coming

Slow Food Hunter Valley is launching the first Earth Market in Australia as part of the work of Slow Food Hunter Valley in conjunction with Maitland City Council. The launch is a feature of the 2017 Slow Food in Australia National Conference. The Market will open with 14 local farmers plus seasonal backyard growers when their produce is available. …

Paddock to Plate Exhibition

Orange Regional Museum (ORM) is developing an exhibition about the produce, food and wine history of the region. The exhibition will explore contemporary and historic themes around the region’s produce, food and wine, including the geography and environment of the region, distinctive produce, migration cultures, notable people and families, food related places, changing traditions around …