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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Transition Darebin Winter Food Swap this coming Saturday 12th July!

Transition Darebin hosts a food swap on the 2nd Saturday of the month. We swap seedlings, seeds, fruit & vegetables, and sometimes jams and chutnies! June swap had sour dough food starter, henna, kombucha tea scoby, chillies, mandarins, sub-limes, lemons galore, Warrigal and a few other greens, thyme, strawberry guava seedlings, baby apricot trees etc […]

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Innovative Cafes in Darebin Use Local Homegrown Produce

Article by Sarina Lewis and reprinted from the Age Epicure June 1st 2013 Anna Jacobson, of The Red Cat Food Store, sources home-grown produce for the cafe’s fare.   Take a closer look next time you pass by the window of your friendly neighbourhood cafe: the traditional hand-written ”help wanted” sign may have been replaced […]

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