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ACFCGN Gathering and AGM 2017

April 23, 2017

SAVE THE DATE — 7-8 October 2017 — for the ACFCGN annual gathering and AGM at CERES on Saturday 7 October and garden tours in Geelong on Sunday 8 October 2017.

ACFCGN vacancies

April 22, 2017

We have two vacancies on the organising team of the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network. These positions are the state representatives from the ACT and Queensland.

Join in on International Permaculture Day 2017

April 10, 2017

With its focus on local action for the greater good, International Permaculture Day (IPD) shows that permaculture is a global movement of creative people building communities that are resilient and convivial…

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in Tassie

March 25, 2017

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…

President’s report — ACFCGN AGM 1 October 2016

November 29, 2016

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.

SA community garden get together a success

November 29, 2016

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 have big dreams for Melbourne

November 28, 2016

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….

News from Harvest Corner Community Garden in Gray, NT

November 15, 2016

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.

Celebrating 20 years of networking city farms & community gardens

August 21, 2016

If you are actively involved in city farms and community gardens in Australia, join us in Perth on Saturday 1 October as we celebrate 20 years of networking city farms and community gardens around Australia. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL by Tuesday 27 October to help us with catering and make sure that our venue is big enough to cater for the number of bookings…

Northey Street — call out…

August 8, 2016

Call out! Northey Street City Farm is seeking low impact makers, crafters, artists, herbalists and clothing designers committed to using ecologically friendly practices and re-purposed items and materials.

Success factors in community food projects

August 8, 2016

RECENTLY CULTIVATING COMMUNITY conducted a webinar for local government discussing some of the success factors we’ve identified in community food projects.

ABC Gardening Australia — free-range worms

June 24, 2016

So… If you haven’t been watching lately check the Permaculture Interpretive Garden in Randwick, NSW on ABC Gardening Australia this Sat 24 June 2016 about free-range worms…

It’s all about tomatoes…

February 22, 2016

IT’S ALL ABOUT TOMATOES… the rainy morning had cleared by midday and Sydney people took advantage of what turned out to be a hot, humid and sticky February summer day to make their way to the third annual Tomato Festival Sydney in The Royal Botanic Garden.

In the Goody Patch

February 22, 2016

Looking for design ideas for your community garden? Take a trip to Adelaide, South Australia, and make the short journey to the suburb of Goodwood. There, occupying part of a city park, you will find the Goody Patch Commuity Garden.

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