An example of sustainability education and urban farming before they became popular, the story of Calmsley Hill City Farm is largely forgotten. At the time it was the locus of landcare education in the Sydney region and an early example of professional permaculture design.
If plants are the stationery parts of the community garden, chooks are the mobile parts. Chooks bring added interest and food diversity our gardens.
Are you passionate about urban farming and community? Want to be a farmer with land to make your own while educating and inspiring others with your passion for sustainable food systems? CERES is seeking an Urban Farmer to manage two micro enterprises: Honey Lane Market Garden and Honey Lane Eggs. Working with volunteers and students […]
Community agriculture in a southern NSW town Take the right road, follow the right turns, and tucked away in the backblocks of Nowra you will find the SPN Community Garden. The garden occupies land on the edge of a large block owned by a religious organisation, There, on the edge of the bush, are garden […]
ShareWaste is a great online way to connect people who want to recycle their kitchen waste with neighbours who are already composting, keep chickens or have worm farms.
The Brimbank Community Governance Handbook is a fantastic resource particularly for those just starting out in community gardening governance.
A very successful plant sale was held by our members (Belmont Community Growers Inc) last week as part of a local festival.
Our new ACFCGN secretary Joel Orchard popped in to visit one of the nicest community gardens in the Northern Rivers — Yamba Community Garden. His report…
It seems a simple thing for councils to do. Handing over an area of public land for people to turn into a community garden. Like many things so seemingly simple, it turns out to be more complicated. This is because councils are responsible for public land and they need to be confident that the land […]
Snag Island CG are selling raffle tickets to try and help raise funds to be able to purchase garden beds, water tanks, sheds, soils, fruit trees, vegetable seedlings, garden tools etc and they need all the help that they can get… tickets drawn at 8pm, 22 December 2018…