Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

Fruit Squad Feature on ABC Gardening Australia!

DIVRS’s ‘Fruit Squad’ were featured on ABC’s Gardening Australia on Friday 23 March, 2018! Martin O’Callaghan and the Fruit Squad volunteers did a fantastic job telling the inspiring story of redistributing healthy fresh fruit to those in need, building a sense of community and avoiding food waste. See the complete episode below.       […]

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Darebin Fruit Squad ‘Harvesting the Urban Orchard’ program proud finalist in Sustainable Cities Environmental awards

It was with great excitement that volunteers from DIVRS’s Urban Food Program who volunteer for the Darebin Fruit Squad attended Sustainable Cities, Keep Victoria Beautiful, awards night at the Collingwood Town Hall last month. ‘Each year the Sustainable Cities program encourages and celebrates the achievements of metropolitan communities across the state who develop and run […]

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DIVRS URBAN FOOD

Darebin Fruit Squad cracks the 8 ton mark. Citrus season has come with an arborial rush this season with oranges, lemons and grapefruit pouring through our doors to push our tally to 8,012 kg of fruit harvested by our hard working volunteers. […]

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DIVRS Urban Food Social Enterprise

DIVRS Urban Food Social Enterprise is up and running with its third farmer’s market stall this Saturday 24th June. We will be selling heritage varieties of this season’s seedlings; broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce and kale, as well as apple trees and succulents. Come along to Coburg North Primary School, 180 O’Hea Street, and say hi! […]

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