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