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#aldimum? Go #madgemum instead

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Submitted by Renaee on Wed, 05/20/2015 - 13:06

Although there are many great bargains to be had at Aldi, and they even have a few decent items in their organic range now, often purchasing cheaper fruit and veg means spending more in other places to make up for poor tasting produce.

There is a huge difference between a five dollar bunch of organic, juicy, sweet and crunchy carrots from a farmers market or coop, compared with a two dollar bag of carrots from Aldi, which are bland and tasteless, or worse have a chemical laden taste.

Twisted tunnel vision of food locks in hunger

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Submitted by Fran on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:21

The Ideas and Society discussion “Can we feed 9 billion in 2050?" at La Trobe University was profoundly disillusioning. The destructive structure of our global food system was apparently invisible to the panel. Instead much energy was devoted to claiming people concerned about GM crops are a huge problem. This was news to MADGE.

The question the panel should have addressed is “Since we produce enough food to feed 9 billion people right now, why are nearly 1 billion people hungry today?” The answers are not a secret, people are hungry because:

Nutrient Dense Food for Fussy Eaters

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Submitted by Renaee on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 13:48

It seems nearly all mums these days will complain that their child is a 'picky' or 'fussy eater'. However, the form that fussiness takes seems to vary wildly. I often wonder why children develop certain tendencies with regards to what food they will and will not eat. My theory is that the very first foods that we give our children, the way we present that food, and the social context of eating the food makes a big difference.

Red Soup!

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Submitted by Renaee on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 13:13


Coconut Oil

Red Onion

Chargrilled Red Capsicum in oil


Sweet Potatoe

Powered Tumeric, Ginder, Cardamon and Cumin.

Chicken or vegetable Stock

Many inconvenient truths about food

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Submitted by Fran on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 21:15

Why is Mark Lynas’s conversion from opponent to supporter of GM crops making news? It is a public relations response to the increasing rejection of GM in India, Europe, China, South America, Australia and the US.

Lynas claims his transformation is based on science but scientists, including Professor John Vandermeer of the University of Michigan, have dismissed Lynas’s understanding of GM as shallow. [i]

GM crops are promoted as being the answer to a world food crisis. But what food dilemmas is the world facing?

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