Dr Nick Rose

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Dr Nick Rose

Dr Nick Rose is the National Coordinator of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance and the Project Coordinator of the Victorian Food Systems Network project at the Food Alliance.

He is the recipient of a Churchill Fellowship to investigate innovative models of urban agriculture in Argentina and the United States. Amongst other projects Nick was one of the architects of the Peoples’ Food Plan for Australia; the national coordinator of Australia’s first-ever Fair Food Week; and is closely involved in the making of Australia’s first food politics documentary, Just Food.

Nick is currently collaborating on a proposal to develop an Urban Food Charter for Victoria and is hatching plans to campaign for Australia’s first Local Food Act and Local Food Fund, drawing on the Ontario Local Food Act and Fund of November 2013 as inspiration and precedent.