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Design salon 2: skilling up the local group

September 6, 2010 | | One Comment

IT’S A REAL-WORLD INTRODUCTION to permaculture for those participating in the design of the small garden and the tour trails at Barrett House in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs…Read More

Declaration on food: Sydney Food Fairness Alliance

April 14, 2010 |

A Declaration from the events of Hungry For Change, the NSW Food Summit 2009

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Declaration on Food: Plains To Plate

April 14, 2010 |

DECLARATION

Food Convergence Declaration

From Plains to Plate: the Future of Food in South Australia

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10-13 February 2010, City West Campus, UniSA, Adelaide, South Australia.
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From 10-13 February 2010, over 700 farmers, academics, government, health and community workers, environmentalists, permaculturalists, small growers, gardeners, students, educators and other community members gathered at the University of South Australia, Adelaide, for From Plains to Plate: the Future of Food in South Australia.

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Plains To Plate signals arrival of food as sustainability issue

February 22, 2010 |

…by Russ Grayson, who presented on food policy at Plains To Plate.

THE PLAINS TO PLATE FOOD CONVERGENCE is over but its effects linger in the minds of those inspired by it and by the people it attracted. Those effects hang there in the mind to spur discussion, collaboration and the creation of new ideas and initiatives.

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An edible garden for Eastern Suburbs apartment dwellers

December 27, 2009 | | 7 Comments

Story & photos: Russ Grayson

WHEN WE MOVED INTO THE APARTMENT near The Spot in Randwick, we noticed that someone had planted a few herbs and that there was a wormery in use by one of the owners. There was also a large sandy strip, once a garden in the backyard. What sort of garden it had been we didn’t know.

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One year later… and a community garden blooms

November 24, 2009 | | 2 Comments

Story and photos: Russ Grayson

IT HAS BEEN JUST OVER A YEAR in the making, from community consultation to construction, but Carrs Park Community Garden is now reality.

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Food Summit hands declaration on food futures to NSW Parliament

November 20, 2009 | | 9 Comments

Culmination

AROUND A DOZEN PEOPLE are walking the long, straight footway through Hyde Park where the lines of overaching native figs form a vegetative tunnel. They pass Francois Sicard’s Archibald Fountain, opened in 1932 with its classical, sculptured figures and animals that spray water skywards. Exiting the park, they enter Macquarie Street and make their way to an old sandstone building with a long verandah. Here, they are to hand over the state’s first Declaration on Food.

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Celebrating Chippendale’s local food culture

October 27, 2009 |

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ONE DAY IT WAS A DINGY LANE taking the curious from Broadway to Chippendale. Next day it was a food fair, offering the curious a glimpse of the emerging local food culture that is starting to bloom in Sydney.

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City farm, training focus of Cafe Conversation

September 4, 2009 |

THE NAME DICK COPEMAN is almost synonymous with Northey Street City Farm in Brisbane. That’s not only because Dick was one of the crew who started the city farm around 15 years ago, it’s also because of his long association with the place and his continuing role as the city farm’s education coordinator.

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Collaboration, participation build something new on something old

August 18, 2009 |

At Carrs Park, participatory planning and construction, cooperation between citizens and council and collaboration are creating a new community garden and outdoor classroom on a deserted bowling green…Read More