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A new kind of public park

March 18, 2011 |

by Russ Grayson

How do you combine an area of boring, low quality lawn, a gas barbecue and a few tables and bench seats and a couple council education courses into a cohesive area of public open space? The answer: create a new kind of public open space.

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Meeting helps Leichhardt develop community garden policy

January 31, 2011 |

A hot, sultry and sticky night didn’t deter 45 people coming together to help Leichhardt Council develop their policy on community gardening…Read More

At home with the working class – temporarily

November 3, 2010 |

ARRIVING HOME one afternoon, there was Yvonne with a silly smirk on her face. It was clear that she had been up to something that amused her. What could it be, I asked silently?

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Same but different

November 2, 2010 |

IN THE BRIGHT LIGHT of an early afternoon in the summer of 1970 I stood atop that long flight of stone stairs that connects the valley of Woolloomooloo to the ridge of Victoria Street. There I stopped and looked out onto a city that then seemed full of skyscrapers.

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Food fairness lobby calls for policy measures to safeguard the future of NSW food

September 22, 2010 |

A COALITION of scientists and sustainable food lobbyists is calling on the NSW Government to set up an independent food policy council for NSW with the aim of introducing a whole of government strategy for sustainable food production and access.

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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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