PLANTS AND PEOPLE come together in community gardens to create a sense of place, a sense of community and belonging. So it was in July 2015 when the Sydney Region Community Garden Network brought together people from the city and the urban fringe farming district around Camden for its seasonal gathering.
The Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network has written to the mayor of the City of Joondalup in Western Australia to commend the City on its June decision to retain the footpath garden started by local resident, Marie Hahn of Kingsley.
What better place to talk community gardening than a building surrounded by all this food… a diverse forest of food at Fern Ave Community Garden for the ACFCGN’s national gathering…
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.
THE OCCASIONAL BURSTS of cold wind off the harbour did little to diminish the conviviality of the circle sharing their community garden stories this afternoon at Rose Bay Community Garden.
Here is organiser extraordinaire of the ACFCGN AGM, Cecile Storrie, at Fern Ave Community Garden — April 2015.
Our MeetUPs are an informal social gathering where gardeners have a chance to share the highlights of what has been going on in their garden and look for ideas to help with those things that are not going as well as they would like.
THAT’S THE THEME FOR THIS YEAR’S annual meeting of the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network (ACFCGN) in Adelaide, South Australia.
Help republish this useful book… the Tropical Permaculture Guidebook… Our project grows with your support…
Community gardeners — they’re a community of practice long a part of the fair food movement in Australia…