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  • Foodwise Articles  »  Community Gardens

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    It’s food security, stupid

    Is this the end of pasta? Leon Gettler talks food security, CSG and why some of our favourite foods might be going down the gurgler.
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    Michael Mobbs talks sustainable food

    Michael Mobbs, visionary owner of Sydney's only fully sustainable house, explains why food sustainability, and locally grown food in particular, is so important for our future.
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    Michael Mobbs talks sustainable food: part two

    Using his local neighbourhood of Chippendale as a testing site, Michael Mobbs explains why the community garden should be integral to eating sustainably and creating sustainable cities.
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    Community Garden History

    The community gardening movement

    The last decade has seen a blossoming in the community gardening movement around Australia. With a rich history and a promising future, these gardens are fast being recognised as an innovative way to grow food and improve health.
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    Growing community – a community gardener’s story

    Tina Jackson wanted to grow vegetables. Not only that, she wanted to do it with others. The question was, how do you go about setting up a community garden from scratch?
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    Clean, green dining scene

    Keen to dine somewhere special without it costing the earth? Foodwise blogger Alecia Wood profiles some of the very best sustainable eateries now popping up in our state capitals.
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    Gardening advice for the greenhorn.

    Growing from seed

    When the seasons are turning, the lure of buying established seedlings can often be overpowering. 'Frugavore' author Arabella Forge shares her advice on sowing seeds and why gardening with a pinch of patience can have the greatest reqards.
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    FEATURE ARTICLE FarmersMarkets

    How to eat local

    Nick Ray from Local Harvest explains the many personal and environmental benefits of eating locally . It's not as hard as we all think - it just requires a shift in our attitude towards food.
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    FEATURE Farmers Market

    Food from somewhere

    More people want to have a connection with where their food is grown. But can organic food box schemes, farmers' markets, community gardens, and the backyard vegie patch ever challenge the dominance of supermarkets?
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