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...is 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...

LATEST STORIES

  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...

GARDEN STORIES

  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.

PLANT STORIES

  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.

COMMUNITY GARDEN BOOKLETS

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

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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.

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