In 2008, the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network made a submission to the NSW Department of Lands’ Phillip Bay Land Assessment in favour of retaining the existing market gardens…
This October, Adelaide families will have the opportunity buy fresh food directly from producers from all over South Australia at the Adelaide Showgrounds Farmers Market.
Black Forest primary’s school food garden is probably Australia’s oldest. Thanks to the work of innovative and dedicated teachers, the garden integrates with curriculum subjects and features an outdoor classroom. The images that follow, and those on the home page, were sent by Black Forest’s Kate Hubmayer. Kate writes… Here are some pics from our […]
Community gardens locations in Aotearoa New Zealand
Tasmania’s Community & School Garden Network occasional newsletters
Hot food straight from the oven in a community garden? But aren’t ovens found inside buildings? Not in community gardens that have taken up cooking with cobb.
Community gardens involve residents in sharing in the creation, maintenance and rewards of gardening. They provide food, recreation and therapeutic opportunities for a community. They can also promote environmental awareness and provide community education.
Where they exist, community gardens form an important part of a city’s public open space network.
“ON BEHALF OF the students, participants, volunteers, staff and committee of the Ravenswood Community Garden, a huge thank you for the Inaugural Community Garden Excellence Award.
There are two ways to start a community garden… from the bottom up or the top down.
Both approaches work and which one is used depends upon where the proposal for a community garden comes from.
Community garden organisers face a number of challenges such as finding land, convincing the landholder that you will manage the land in a responsible manner…