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There's a writeup on the new roof top public garden at the Wayside Chapel on page one of the South Sydney Herald. ... more
In this photo story, Miriam Pepper gives a flavour of the diversity of 14 community gardens in NSW and the ACT that were visited in a series of tours organised by the Uniting Earthweb Group. The gardens are either at churches or set up by Christians. more
Photographs and stories of four community gardens at churches in inner Sydney. more
Photographs and stories of four community gardens at churches in Canberra, the Monaro and the south coast. more
Photographs and stories of four community gardens at churches or set up by Christians in south-west Sydney. more
A farming community recovering from drought is giving fresh fruit and vegetables to people throughout New South Wales while at the same time building resilience. more
"Feed My People" community garden at Moree Uniting Church celebrates its opening. more
Ross Neville, Rural Consultant with the Board of Mission, writes about the new Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance, a collaboration which works towards a food system where people have the opportunity to choose, create and manage their food supply from paddock to plate. He discusses the global and Australian context and why food sovereignty is needed, and encourages the church to get involved. more
This google group is for Christians and churches in Australia who are interested/involved in community food initiatives... more
Ross Neville from the Board of Mission and Miriam Pepper from South Sydney Uniting Church explore the global challenge of world hunger, developments in sustainable farming, and the importance of small farmers and consumers for driving change. The church, they argue, has an important role to play. A version of this article first appeared in Insights, November 2010. www.insights.uca.org.au. more
The Uniting Church Community Garden in Broken Hill is a collaboration between the Far West Indigenous Church, the Bush Church Aid Society, and Robinson College. The garden aims to provide activities to alleviate boredom, and offers horticulture training for young people. more
A resource for churches interested in community food initiatives such as community gardens, food buying groups, community supported agriculture and more. more
Miranda Community Garden is a project of Gymea-Miranda Uniting Church. This garden, which makes use of otherwise vacant land, has great potential for building relationships in the community, including across cultures, by growing food together, and sharing meals and recipes. more
St Luke’s Uniting Church Belmont, in the Hunter Presbytery, has started a new community garden, which is open to all. Through the garden, the church wants to connect with the local community and to do something to practical to care for the Earth. more
PermaPatch Community Garden - a place to share, learn, grow things, play and enjoy living sustainably - is hosted by Chatswood South Uniting Church. more
The “Feed My People” community vegetable garden is a project of the Moree Uniting Church. The garden aims to provide a safe meeting place in Moree to produce food and build community. The local nursing home and TAFE are some of the groups involved in the garden. more
Chapel by the Sea and South Sydney Uniting Church have joined "Food Connect". The churches are "city cousins" - delivery points for fresh, organic produce sourced direct from local farmers. more
A food buying group in Springwood provides families with fresh, high quality in-season fruit and vegetables at wholesale prices. Each fornight a spare box is made up for a needy family. more
Back in 2008, St Andrew's Uniting Church in Cooma was approached by members of the community to host a garden project. The Cooma Community Garden has resulted in multiple benefits for all concerned. more
The O'Connor Community Garden is hosted by O'Connor Uniting Church on what was previously two tennis courts. The garden is run by Canberra Organic Growers Society. more
Professor Robert Barry Leal examines attitudes to food as these appear in the first book of the Bible. He seeks perspectives on current issues related to food, such as global inequality in access to food and ecological degradation. more
Permaculture Hunter and Adamstown Uniting Church's “Sustaining Our Suburbs” initiative has established five community gardens in the Hunger area and reached hundreds more people promoting a message and building skills in edible gardening. more
Cafe Church Glebe's fuit and veg co-op provides members with baskets of fresh produce for just $12. Here's how they do it. more
“It is a radical act to garden …”Brendan Wong"It is a radical act to garden … We are... more
St George's Uniting Church Eden has embarked on a 10 year mission initiative called the Garden of Eden Community Project. The church is working with the local community to develop the church grounds into a community food and cultural garden for the participation, benefit and enjoyment of all. more
Files related to "Community Food"
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These sample helpful hints for food buying groups/cooperatives give guidelines for how to buy produce in bulk from a fruit barn or market .
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A sample shopping roster for food buying groups/cooperatives.
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An introductory leaflet for churches interested in community food initiatives, e.g. community gardens, food buying groups/cooperatives, community supported agriculture. (Double sided A5 leaflet, two to an A4 page.)
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A resource for churches interested in community food intiaitives (e.g. community gardens, food buying groups). Includes information about community food initiatives; guidelines to help churches get involved in community gardens, community supported agriculture and food buying groups; and suggestions for other initiatives such as garden share, food swaps and grow zones.
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A sample gardeners agreement, courtesy of Miranda Community Garden, www.gm-uniting.org.au/garden.htm.
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Churches that offer their land for the use of external community garden groups are required by the Uniting Church Synod to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the external group, setting out the terms of the agreement between the two parties. This document provides basic guidelines for MOUs.
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Event leaflet for a tour on Saturday 12th March of four community gardens initiated by Christians and churches in south west Sydney.
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Event leaflet for a tour on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd April of six community gardens at churches in Canberra, the Monaro and the South Coast.
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Event leaflet for a tour on Saturday 28th May of four community gardens at churches in inner Sydney.
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A speech given by Hazel McKenzie-Kay, Cooma Community Garden member and parishioner at Cooma Uniting Church, to a group of visitors to the garden on 2 April 2011.