Godlike Productions - Conspiracy Forum
Users Online Now: 1,851 (Who's On?)Visitors Today: 51,982
Pageviews Today: 74,114Threads Today: 16Posts Today: 541
12:37 AM


Rate this Thread

Absolute BS Crap Reasonable Nice Amazing
 

Grow your own food to protect city from disaster, Sydneysiders urged

 
Anonymous Coward
User ID: 27892783
Australia
11/16/2012 05:47 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Grow your own food to protect city from disaster, Sydneysiders urged
Interesting article from Sydney's major morning newspaper today....


SYDNEY'S fresh food would only last two or three days if a cataclysmic disaster struck, experts say.

Steven Newton, the chairman of the Retailers Action Working Group, which plans food industry responses to potential national crises such as pandemics or floods, said that ''fresh food would be the first thing to go in a crisis''.

He said the supply channels of Australia's increasingly concentrated and commercialised farming industry were more vulnerable to disaster shocks than the dispersed small-scale farming model of 30 years ago.

''The average distance food travels is 1500 kilometres,'' Ms Hill said. ''If anything interrupts that flow you have a real crisis on your hands.''

Read more: [link to www.smh.com.au]
Anonymous Coward (OP)
User ID: 27892783
Australia
11/16/2012 05:56 PM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Re: Grow your own food to protect city from disaster, Sydneysiders urged
bump

News