2022 Sustainable Futures Expo talk on the impact of mainstream retail on farms and the environment
Date(s) – 08/10/2022
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Location Maleny Showgrounds Main Pavilion
“The Real Cost of Food – for our farms and environment”
Sharing some research points, writing and opinion.
Aiming to help our community develop as environmentally conscious consumers aware of their impact on our farms and the environment..
Maple Street Co-op is a 42-year old food and grocery co-operative owned by its 1,300 members.
According to its mission, it sources its products purposefully to aim for fair trade, a lighter-touch on the planet, low food miles/ supporting local producers and products using ever-evolving envirnmental farming practices.
We don’t prestend to know all of the anwers but are proud of our very different way of approaching retail.