Season 3 Episode 5 — The End of Plenty, book by Joel K. Bourne

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Rich Bowden Writing

World Organic News

Welcome to Season 3, episode 5 of the season dedicated to wholefoods in the marketplace. This week, your co-hosts Jon Moore and Rich Bowden take a long view of wholefoods and the importance of organic food in the need to feed the world. We discuss — and read Rich’s review — of the brilliant book The End of Plenty by environmental journalist Joel K. Bourne.

See below for key moments and quotes. Please enjoy the program! Continue reading “Season 3 Episode 5 — The End of Plenty, book by Joel K. Bourne”

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Season 3 Episode 1 Wholefoods in the marketplace — How to save on organic food and support the local community

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The Real Food Chain

Rich Bowden Writing

World Organic News

Welcome to Season 3, episode 1, the first in our series on Wholefoods in the marketplace. This week, as an introduction to the new season, The Real Food Chain’s Rich Bowden reads from an article written for The Real Food Chain’s website. Key moments and defining quotes have been included below.

Enjoy the show! Have a happy, safe and relaxing Christmas and New Year! Continue reading “Season 3 Episode 1 Wholefoods in the marketplace — How to save on organic food and support the local community”

Season 2 Episode 5 Wholefoods in the home — Zanna Munro interview

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Rich Bowden Writing

World Organic News

Welcome to Season 2, episode 5 on Wholefoods in the home. This week, in the last of the present season, The Real Food Chain’s Rich Bowden talks to nutritionist, journalist, food lover and Facebook Page owner Zanna Munro. In an interesting and thought-provoking interview conducted at Bissy’s cafe in Orange, NSW, Zanna talks about a wide range of health and wellbeing issues relating to wholefoods. She covers her own experiences, to such topics as gut health and the Mediterranean Diet. We’ve included the key moments and defining quotes below.

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Season two, episode one — Wholefoods at home (Intro)

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Rich Bowden Writing

World Organic News

Welcome to Episode 1 of Season 2 on whole foods in the home. This week The Real Food Chain’s co-hosts Rich Bowden and Jon Moore wrap up Season One on fermented foods and look forward to what we will cover in Season Two. Jon talks about how the updated concept of the square metre garden can help people looking at eating more wholefoods (but want to keep it affordable) and Rich talks about what he learned in Season One on fermenting foods. Continue reading “Season two, episode one — Wholefoods at home (Intro)”

Greenwashing a threat to Oz organic food industry: report

The latest Australian Organic Market Report has shown that our demand for organic produce has outstripped supply. The study, commissioned by Australian Organic, has shown that organic operations have grown five percent between 2015 and 2016 with 2,075 certified organic producers, 1,163 certified processors and 513 certified handlers in Australia in 2016. Researchers found there was a remarkable export growth of organic produce from Australia with exports seeing a phenomenal rise of 17 percent in 2016.

However, there are some threats to the industry, most notably the practice of “greenwashing”. Continue reading “Greenwashing a threat to Oz organic food industry: report”