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Sophie Jamieson: Food Systems (VCE Food Studies Incursion)

Session Info:

This talk includes a facilitated discussion which focuses on the challenges and opportunities the food system faces with regards to food production, distribution, and consumption.

This session directly links with Unit 4 of VCE Food Studies curriculum (Food issues, challenges and futures).

Topics Covered:

  • What is sustainability?
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander concepts of sustainability
  • What makes food sustainable or unsustainable
  • Discussion of challenges and opportunities for food production, distribution, and consumption. Some topics covered include: genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Regenerative Agriculture, Community Supported Agriculture, convenience culture, food fads, food waste and famers markets.

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