Policy related documents
Community gardening local government documents
Community gardeners adopt policies and guidelines to make gardening an enjoyable experience and to manage their garden sites effectively. It is best to have only as many policies as is necessary. They should be stated simply in community garden documents and made clear to new gardeners.
Local government policy and other documents on community gardening by Russ Grayson.
Community gardens document
Community Gardens Policy Directions for Kogarah Council
Produced by Russ Grayson and Faith Thomas of Living Schools, September 2008.
Policy direction to enable community food gardening in Kogarah local government area, produced for adopted by Kogarah Council.Download PDF fil (3.18MB)
Carss Park Community Garden Gardeners Guidebook
Produced by Russ Grayson and FaithThomas of Living Schools, September 2008.
A guide for gardeners at the new Carrs Park community food garden, produced as part of a community consultation and participatory design project that developed community gardening policy directions for council and brought together a core group to start the community garden.Download PDF file (1.05MB)
Community garden development for Kogarah Council
Case study of a consultancy project for Kogarah Municipal Council to: write policy directions for community gardening; write a community gardeners’ guide for management of Carrs Park Community Garden; conduct a municipality-wide community consultation; design a participatory site design process for the community garden.Download PDF file (2.6MB)
Community Gardens Policy Directions for Marrickville Council
Produced by Russ Grayson and Marricville Council 2007.
Policy direction to enable community food gardening and establish a council process for addressing requests for assistance from the community in Marrickville local government area.Download PDF file (4.34MB)