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About two-thirds of Australia’s strawberries are grown on the fringes of Melbourne and Brisbane. Xavier La Canna/AAP

To protect fresh food supplies, here are the key steps to secure city foodbowls

City fringe foodbowls supply much of our fresh produce and can increase climate resilience by making better use of wastewater and organic waste. A new roadmap outlines how to protect these foodbowls.
Eating right is good for families. Monkey Business Images/

An app that nudges people to eat their veggies only works when it’s introduced with a human touch

Many of the low-income people who do use VeggieBook after downloading it at food pantries are eating more nutritious meals, often with more focused family time at the table.
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Do we really have to wash fruit and vegetables?

We've always been taught fresh produce might not be safe to eat straight out of the supermarket, and it has to be washed first. Is this the case? What about ones labelled "ready to eat"?

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