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

Article on Dealing with Lead in your Garden Soil

This article from the Green Lifestyle Magazine discusses ways to reduce the risk of lead contamination in food grown in urban areas. Lead In Your Garden Soil Words by Emma Bowen Green Lifestyle Our urban backyards are our green havens, but the risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and […]

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Darebin Urban Food Production Strategy, Implementation Plan and Communal Food Garden Assessment Guidelines

Communal Food Garden Assessment Guidelines – updates June 2016 Darebin Council adopted its first Urban Food Production (UFP) Strategy in August 2014. The purpose of the strategy is to outline how Council can guide and support the development of local food systems in¬†Darebin to result in a greater capacity across the community to make healthy […]

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Community feedback included in Darebin’s Urban Food Production Strategy

Darebin’s Sustainable Food Leaders provided input on Darebin’s Urban Food Production Strategy during the scoping and objective setting phase last December. They also participated in focus group discussions at the Sustainable Food Leaders Forum on June 17th which provided valuable feedback on the proposed Vision and Key Action Areas of the Draft Strategy. A finalised […]

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