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The Inspiration phase is now closed and we have moved into the Evaluation phase. This is where we ask the community to assess the final 20 concepts for their all round awesomeness.

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The Greenhouse is an amazing pop-up cafe that I was lucky enough to go to when it was in Melbourne's Federation Square.  It's a totally different way of thinking about what a cafe is and can do.

The Greenhouse is an amazing pop-up cafe that I was lucky enough to go to when it was in Melbourne's Federation Square. It's a totally different way of thinking about what a cafe is and can do.

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The divide between farmer and consumer is widened when government subsidies favor large corporate farm businesses and mono-cropping. The excess produced is shipped around the world, reducing the ability of small, unsubsidized farmers to survive.

The divide between farmer and consumer is widened when government subsidies favor large corporate farm businesses and mono-cropping. The excess produced is shipped around the world, reducing the ability of small, unsubsidized farmers to survive.

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A local food social enterprise which bypasses central markets and middlemen connecting city folk directly to farmers. Each week over 1000 subscribers pick up their box of produce from their City Cousin, one of 70 around Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

A local food social enterprise which bypasses central markets and middlemen connecting city folk directly to farmers. Each week over 1000 subscribers pick up their box of produce from their City Cousin, one of 70 around Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

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Visitors to the Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm are able to pick their own strawberries. They are able to taste the difference of strawberries that were picked minutes ago.. They are so sweet!

Visitors to the Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm are able to pick their own strawberries. They are able to taste the difference of strawberries that were picked minutes ago.. They are so sweet!

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Helping my 6 year old daughter to realise her charity fundraising idea has taken me to my local Farmers Market each week  – & I was struck by the positive energy and interactions taking place. It is so much more than a place to stock up on provisions

Helping my 6 year old daughter to realise her charity fundraising idea has taken me to my local Farmers Market each week – & I was struck by the positive energy and interactions taking place. It is so much more than a place to stock up on provisions

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Amul is a dairy cooperative, which today is jointly owned by some 2.8 million milk producers in Gujarat, India. Amul is a prime example of a co-operative organization's success in the long term

Amul is a dairy cooperative, which today is jointly owned by some 2.8 million milk producers in Gujarat, India. Amul is a prime example of a co-operative organization's success in the long term

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Students in urban areas can take virtual field trips to farmers in rural areas in order to gain more understanding of where and how their food is grown.

Students in urban areas can take virtual field trips to farmers in rural areas in order to gain more understanding of where and how their food is grown.

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Growing your own food does not need to be intimidating or costly. A simple garden can be grown in a mere sack and can provide enough vegetables to offer some food security to a family who may not have the resources for something more elaborate.

Growing your own food does not need to be intimidating or costly. A simple garden can be grown in a mere sack and can provide enough vegetables to offer some food security to a family who may not have the resources for something more elaborate.

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Imagine using data to inform consumers by showing them their own behavior? Targeted messaging and constant monitoring/evaluation, can all be used to inspire behavior change. Access to information can be a powerful tool to change individual patterns.

Imagine using data to inform consumers by showing them their own behavior? Targeted messaging and constant monitoring/evaluation, can all be used to inspire behavior change. Access to information can be a powerful tool to change individual patterns.

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Set up a few central hobby farms in a city (several acres). Use these as nurseries to supply seeds and training for small, professionally pre-designed gardens. Use interactive mapping to coordinate neighbors to grow food, medicine, and share seeds.

Set up a few central hobby farms in a city (several acres). Use these as nurseries to supply seeds and training for small, professionally pre-designed gardens. Use interactive mapping to coordinate neighbors to grow food, medicine, and share seeds.

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Grocery stores have started featuring organic foods, but after reading "Animal Vegetable Mineral" I started trying to find local, seasonal produce. After moving to New York I was happy to see that FreshDirect (a grocery delivery service) does that.

Grocery stores have started featuring organic foods, but after reading "Animal Vegetable Mineral" I started trying to find local, seasonal produce. After moving to New York I was happy to see that FreshDirect (a grocery delivery service) does that.

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