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1999—2011 ACFCGN past newsletters

1999—2011 ACFCGN past newsletters

Community HARVEST is the magazine of the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network:

Editor: Russ Grayson media[at]communitygarden.org.au
Unacknowledged articles by Russ Grayson
Designer: Fiona Campbell

All text and images remain the copyright of their authors/producers unless otherwise stated. All care taken but no responsibility accepted for the consequences of trying anything described in Community Harvest.

SUMMER  2010/11

inSIDE…
  • Canberra conference a tipping point for community gardening … 3
  • ACFCGN Annual General Meeting 2010 …7
  • Community garden wins Heart Health award …10
  • Faith links city farming and social enterprise …11
  • Lismore Community Garden …12
  • The Cringila Crew …13
  • For inner urban Sydney two new community gardens …15
  • Walyo Yerta builds a tipi …17
  • Sydney City Farm …18
  • In Hobart, there’s a new source of good food …19
  • A pocket park community garden …21
  • Secuteurs, beyond our wildest dreams …23
  • The trials & tribulations of setting up a community garden …35
  • Woolloomooloo wanderings …27
  • In Wollongong, community gardening on community land …a new process …34
  • In Sydney, a PIG—a Permaculture Interpretive Garden for the urban east …18
  • For Leonie, it’s time to ‘Eat Your Garden’ …39
  • Venezeula urban agriculture and food sovereignty …40
  • Rush of city farms, hypothetical, but can Sydney support two city farms? …42
  • How to Cultivate Community …26

SPRING  2008

inSIDE…
  • It’s an urban food revolution … 3
  • Way down south …6
  • A short walk in small vegetative paradise …8
  • Sydney community gardeners’ big day out …11
  • A new policy enables community gardening …12
  • Calendar team seeks support …15
  • What’s news …16
  • Community gardening in New Zealand …18
  • Big year for Cultivating Community …22
  • Fresh food markets in public housing …24
  • Food localisation …25
  • School gardens …28
  • Tasty readings …34

SUMMER 2007

inSIDE…
  • Gardens, gleanings and goannas …3
  • Community growing in Perth…5
  • Garden on Fern Avenue…8
  • Sustainability focus shifts SW…10
  • Community gardens go in Sydney…12
  • Alliances focus on food…17
  • Saving rare apples in the mountains …19
  • School garden in Black Forest …23
  • Information sheets show how-to…24
  • New in print…26

SUMMER 2006

inSIDE…
  • Gardening our schools – the women who started it all …3
  • Gardening our schools – Juneen Schulz reports …4
  • Gardening our schools – connecting schools communitiues to sustainable agriculture …8
  • Gardening our schools – the edible classrooms conference …10
  • Gardening our schools – garden to kitchen …12
  • Art in community gardens – embracing art in SA …14
  • Art in community gardens – VegOut in Melbourne ….18
  • Community food systems – the Illawarra gets it own food fairness alliance …22
  • In the news – now the good news Pigface Point saved …24
  • In the news – community gardening reduces crime study shows …25
  • ACFCGN award – inaugural award well deserved …26

WINTER 2005

inSIDE…
  • Small, but still a Garden of Eden …3
  • Cultivating community – it’s a chook’s life …7
  • Spring news from the Garden of Celebration, Western Sydney …8
  • Community gardening in Hong Kong …9
  • Local food – South Pacific style – a Brisbane city farm exports its compost know-how …11
  • Design ideas …14
  • Enterprising ideas ….15
  • Growing community connections on the border …16
  • Local seed networks – a new role for community gardens …17
  • Peace Garden – a project of Centenary Uniting Church in Parramatta …18
  • The Watershed – a sustainability resource centre …19
  • Food communities – the food trail from garden to table …20
  • Permaculture design – a place in community gardens …21
  • Time for a new localism says Helena Norberg-Hodge …23

WINTER 2004

inSIDE…

  • Small, but still a Garden of Eden …3
  • Cultivating community – it’s a chook’s life …7
  • Spring news from the Garden of Celebration, Western Sydney …8
  • Community gardening in Hong Kong …9
  • Local food – South Pacific style – a Brisbane city farm exports its compost know-how …11
  • Design ideas …14
  • Enterprising ideas ….15
  • Growing community connections on the border …16
  • Local seed networks – a new role for community gardens …17
  • Peace Garden – a project of Centenary Uniting Church in Parramatta …18
  • The Watershed – a sustainability resource centre …19
  • Food communities – the food trail from garden to table …20
  • Permaculture design – a place in community gardens …21
  • Time for a new localism says Helena Norberg-Hodge …23

WINTER 1999

inSIDE…
  • Taming the towers …3
  • Gardening South Sydney’s highrise …5
  • Sustainable Sydney …7
  • Moving ahead in West End …8
  • Greening Chester Hill …9
  • The gardener cook — growing and cooking taro …10
  • Looking good at UNSW …12
  • Indigenous indulgences …14
  • State by state …15
    • Creek Road Community Garden — Hobart
    • Beelarong City Farm — Brisbane
    • Collingwood Children’s Farm — Melbourne
    • Adelaide Community Gardens
    • Darwin City Farm
  • How to contact a community garden near you …22a




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