Community Gardens Posts

Community Gardens of Central NSW

“Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let’s stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another.” Anne Raver, garden writer for the New York Times. Over the past few months the team at Centroc have been […]

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An Ode to Alan – inspiring our young

To teach – to learn – to eat – to care In┬ápart eight of her “Know Food” series, regional foodie Kim Currie remembers a very special childhood teacher who sowed the seeds of her love of gardening, food and agriculture in her young mind. I remember his first name, but not his last. And for […]

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Canowindra Community Garden

Like Willy Wonka opening the gates to his mysterious chocolate factory, passionate organic gardener and host of the popular SBS series Costa’s Garden Odyssey, Costa Georgiadis, officially opened the gates (made from recycled bicycles by local teacher Mark Edwards) to the new Canowindra Community Garden last Thursday 27th October. “This archway represents everything about community […]

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Central West Permaculture “permablitzes” Orange Community Garden

Undeterred by the winter cold, members of the newly formed Central West Permaculture “permablitzed” the Community Garden at The ELF (Environmental Learning Facility) in Orange on Saturday, 19th June. In the space of half a day the group designed a plan for the large garden area, and with donations from members and a large delivery […]

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