IT HAS BEEN 20 years since the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network bloomed into existence like a seed in fertile soil. It started when Fiona Campbell and I called a meeting at the old (and now demolished) Randwick Community Centre of what we imagined would be the mere handful of community gardeners in Sydney.
ADDRESS AT ACFCGN MEETING, MURDOCH UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY GARDEN, PERTH, 31.09.16. ACFCGN – outline of talk on network It was 1995 when Fiona Campbell and I called a meeting of people interested in community gardening at Randwick Community Centre. It had been a decade before that when Glovers Community Garden made its start on state government […]
The Taroona Neighbourhood Garden had a wild day last November with a Mad Hatters Tea Party which was part of a Taroona community celebration with the Taroona Art Trail…
Welcome community gardeners and city farmers from across Australia to our first edition of the ACFCGN’s enews.
2016 has been a big year for the Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network. For several years now the ACFCGN management Committee has discussed and researched the pros and cons of having a paid membership system.
The Spire Community Garden were lovely hosts of the second network gathering for 2016, including a compost workshop with Alan Shepherd and the resident bees…
3000acres are working with a number of groups in Melbourne to help them secure a place to grow food – why not help them achieve their big dreams….
The committee of Harvest Corner Community Garden in Gray, NT have teamed up with The Smith Family and Tropiculture Australia to provide workshops for Roseberry Middle School for the second year running. The workshops have once again been a great syuccess with the students really engaging and learning a lot from the experience.
A FRIEND alerted me this morning to the impending sale of public open space at Suffolk Park that reportedly includes a community garden as well as a children’s playground.
The Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network is excited to have our ambassador, Costa Georgiadis (host of Gardening Australia) celebrating our 20 years with us.