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 […]
The Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network has made a submission proposing improvements to the three documents on community gardening under review by the City of Sydney…
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.
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.
IT WAS something that puzzled me after I started work at the City — how could we create a good food future in the City of Sydney?
Story by Russ Grayson, April 2014 HERE’S a simple spreadsheet I made use of in assessing community, school kitchen garden and footpath gardens, as well as community food initiative proposals, while working in local government. It was developed to aid thinking and as a supplement to assessing proposals through the council’s community garden policy and […]
At Food 4 Thought gathering, Adelaide teacher, artist and author, Kate Hubmayer, launched her new book — Nature Crafts for Aussie Kids …
A business plan, incorporation rules, their proposal documents and a powerpoint presentation all available to download…
A listing of community gardeners’ planning documents.
Community gardeners adopt policies and guidelines to make gardening an enjoyable experience and to manage their garden sites effectively.