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As a Food Connect grower or foodmaker you must exhibit a holistic view of farming: care for the land, care for your community, and care for your food.  In essence, you think and practice beyond organic and embrace the principles of local economies. You must stand by these principles:

For Farmers

You might be interested in learning more about what's happening in the Certified Organic industry in the USA. While this hasn't happened yet in Australia, there is increasing pressure on Certifiers by corporate farms to include some chemical use and inhumane animal husbandry methods.

For Food Makers

There are small local businesses making high-integrity prepared products and we're committed to helping them grow. However, they can face challenges when it comes to sourcing ingredients. Often, wholesale volumes are too large, while retail prices are too high. Not to mention that not all ingredients can be sourced locally, like spices or chocolate.  It can be tricky, which is why we’re committed to including small food businesses in our marketplace while actively helping them move in a direction of sourcing their ingredients as locally and sustainably as possible.

With that said, you can be sure of the following things when buying grocery items from Food Connect:

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agroecology

http://foodconnectfoundation.org.au/the-hub