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Sustain webinar series for Urban Agriculture Month!

This April as part of Urban Agriculture Month, Sustain are hosting a FREE three-part webinar series highlighting champions of urban food growing in Australia and beyond. Join up to be part of the conversation!

Since 1965, around 3,500 Australians have been awarded a Churchill Fellowship, supporting overseas exploration to learn about innovations in diverse spheres of social life, and bring back lessons that may be of wider benefit to the Australian community. Hear from 4 Churchill Fellows – 2 who have completed their trips, and 2 who face the new uncertainty of overseas travel in 2021.- Dr. Nick Rose, Sustain
– Naomi Lacey, Community Gardens Australia
– Gavin Hardy, Gavin Hardy Designs
– David Mason – Retired Multifunctional agriculture consultant

Incredible Edible started after a group of friends turned this question into action. Growing spaces led to conversations that encouraged people to imagine that the power of these small actions could help people live happy, healthy and prosperous lives. Lives lived in connected communities, built out of the power of their own will, their own imagination and grown through the power of small actions.
– Pam Warhurst – Incredible Edible
– Naomi Lacey, Community Gardens Australia

Hear about how Norwegian CSA’s take particular care of their members who harvest directly from the fields themselves and work on the farm with the farmers. Learn how community orchards in the UK are responding to the climate crisis. Be inspired by agriculture in the city taking forms of resistance and adapting to dominant power.

– Natalie Keen – CSA Farm Manager & Project Leader, Agroecology Consultant
– Merrin Layden – 3000 Acres / The Orchard Project
– Pablo Ermini – Pro Heurta

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