Food and Gardens Map

The University of Canberra with funding from ACT Health have produced a great map of community gardens and school gardens in the ACT Region. While the Local Food Initiative project, which is a collaboration of a group of like-minded community organisations, has come together to build more resilient local food economies within our region. The…

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Did you know…

Here are some useful food related facts and figures: It takes 15,415 litres of water to produce a kilogram of beef, 287 litres of water to produce a kilogram of potatoes and 17,196 litres of water to produce a kilogram of chocolate. Woolworths has just reported a first half of the financial year net profit…

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Sustainable living in the suburbs

Nevin and Linda Sweeney live in Western Sydney, and for 30 years or more have been attempting to live a self reliant/sustainable lifestyle with varying degrees of success. They have created a website that provides a wealth of information about their journey, with many helpful tips and tricks to assist any new-starter.

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The art of effortless gardening

The art of effortless gardening

As sustainability becomes a more mainstream value, a lot of people are turning to the ideas of permaculture, which basically means they’re setting up miniature organic farms in backyards or on balconies that produce heaps of food, but largely take care of themselves.

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