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City farms and community gardens are better found than hidden why not list your farm or garden on our map?


The Network... a community-based organisation linking people interested in city farming, community gardening and community food systems around Australia.

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ACFCGN celebrates 20 years…

ACFCGN president’s report…

  1. Welcome from incoming ACFCGN President

    Report by Peta Christensen, November 2016 Welcome community gardeners and city farmers from across Australia to our first edition of the ACFCGN’s enews.  I have recently stepped into the president’s...


  1. CERES Fair Food: Rewiring our food

    Reposted from CERES, August 2016 They aim to do good at every part of the food chain... Buy Fair:  We buy food from local farmers and grocery producers at fair prices...


  1. ABC Gardening Australia — free-range worms

    So… If you haven’t been watching lately check the Permaculture Interpretive Garden in Randwick, NSW on ABC Gardening Australia this Sat 24 June 2016 about free-range worms...
  2. In the Goody Patch

    Looking for design ideas for your community garden? Take a trip to Adelaide, South Australia, and make the short journey to the suburb of Goodwood. There, occupying part of a city park, you will find the Goody Patch Commuity Garden.
  3. Healing gardens at Perth City Farm

    Story by Toni Salter, September 2015... Perth City Farm is certainly an example of how many different people can experience wholeness through spending time in the garden.


  1. Edible roots for the community garden

    Root crops are carbohydrate staples that deserve space in the community garden. The variety of edible roots makes them a fascinating crop type to cultivate. Plant them in large clumps as a shared crop...
  2. Best avoided

    YOU FIND this plant on derelict urban land, when you are out foraging or, perhaps, in that weedy, wild growth not far from your community garden.


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Artist  Lucy Everitt produced the wonderful original watercolour painting for the Network.


BEING PREPARED for community gardening is always a good idea and the publications here are designed to help you do just that.


Local government documents

council-docs

Documents for community gardeners

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Community garden fact sheets

fact-sheets

About the network

acfcgn_twitter-sq-lt-blueThe Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network (ACFCGN) connects community gardens and city farms around Australia.

Ours is a community-based organisation where people interested in city farms, community gardening, food gardening in schools and other community food systems share their stories, their knowledge, their ideas.

Within its limits, the Network:

  • advocates on behalf of community gardeners and city farms

  • provides education and information on our website and social media

  • advises local government, institutions and communities interested in establishing community gardens

  • documents the development of community gardening in Australia

  • is available to the media.


RSS LATEST LISTINGS — map directory

  • Yeronga Community Gardens March 7, 2017
    Queensland : Yeronga Yeronga Community GardensALL WELCOME!Two great locations! Yeronga Community Centre, 24 Killarney St.& Yeronga State High School at Oakwood & Taunton StsCall 3848 2285 for details or visit our Facebook page ... CONTACT: Peter Cooper
  • Kingary Community Garden February 5, 2017
    Queensland : Kingaroy Find us on Facebook under Kingaroy Community Garden ... CONTACT: Dave Vickery
  • Buxton Community Garden February 2, 2017
    New South Wales : Buxton Buxton Community Garden Vision Statement:Together building an edible and sustainable garden that everyone in Buxton and surrounding communities can love, share and belong. A place to learn, inspire and have fun, while creating a financial way to support our community garden and community hall. ... CONTACT: Sarhn McArthur-Gumbley
  • Green Corner - Ashgrove October 4, 2016
    Queensland : Ashgrove The vision for Ashgrove Green Corner is to restore the garden and provide a valuable facility for use by individuals, community groups, environmental groups and local government in the pursuit of establishing healthy proactive communities. ... CONTACT: Sharon
  • Ashburton Community Garden September 29, 2016
    Victoria : Ashburton ... CONTACT: Micky Ashton
  • Brentwood Secondary College Community Garden September 29, 2016
    Victoria : Glen Waverley ... CONTACT: Brentwood Secondary