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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Jun 15, 2013
Joel Catchlove commented on Permaculture Association of SA's group Urban Farming Research Group
"Hey dudes, the latest edition of the Nyeleni newsletter, an international food sovereignty publication is on food and cities. Check it out here: http://www.nyeleni.org/ccount/click.php?id=35"
Oct 3, 2012
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Aug 14, 2012
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Aug 8, 2012
courtney regan commented on Permaculture Association of SA's group Urban Farming Research Group
"Hi All, I found a very interesting video on the net about a family in Southern California and what they are doing a very small block of land. It is very much commercial agriculture, as you will see when they talk about their revenues. The man behind…"
Aug 8, 2012
James Ward joined Permaculture Association of SA's group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Aug 7, 2012
Kim Hill joined Permaculture Association of SA's group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Jun 30, 2012
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Urban Farmers Group

Want to be involved in small-scale commercial farming in urban or peri-urban Adelaide? Then this is the group for you!Our focus is on how we can create viable urban farming businesses, and how we can support each other in the process. Current group members have a range of backgrounds, skills, and goals, but we all share a passion for local, sustainable food and want to be able to create our livelihoods pursuing this passion.We intend to work closely with the …See More
Jun 14, 2012
Rod McArthur joined Permaculture Association of SA's group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Jun 13, 2012
Permaculture Association of SA posted an event
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Permaculture Gathering at Black Forest School Garden at Black Forest School Garden

June 24, 2012 from 10:30am to 3:30pm
The Permaculture Association of South Australia is holding their mid-Winter gathering at Black Forest School Garden, end of Kerta Weeta Ave, Black Forest on Sunday June 24th. Program as follows:10:30am -10:45am School & Community Garden Q & A Session (Kate Hubmayer and Claire Nettle)10:45am - Morning tea + Tour of the garden12 pm - Urban farming tools and techniques (Nat Wiseman) 12:30-1:30pm - BYO lunch to share1:30 pm -…See More
Jun 8, 2012
Kate Dekok joined Permaculture Association of SA's group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Jun 7, 2012
Profile IconNicole Brammy, Eric Nicholson and Ben Goldfinch joined Permaculture Association of SA's group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
Jun 1, 2012
Profile IconJasmine and John Norton joined Permaculture Association of SA's group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
May 30, 2012
Profile IconAnthony Waite, Nat Wiseman and 9 other members joined Permaculture Association of SA's group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
May 28, 2012
Permaculture Association of SA posted a group
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Urban Farming Research Group

A group looking at how to facilitate urban agriculture in Adelaide, and working to provide much-needed information to make the process of farming in the city easier. Current research focuses on land access, funding models, government policy context, cooperative models of production and much more!Anyone with an interest in these or similar issues is welcome to join.See More
May 27, 2012

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Permaculture Association of SA's Blog

Local Harvest coming soon...

Local Harvest is a new national initiative aiming to help people find local sources of food and grow their own. It will provide a national directory for finding food co-ops, swap meets, community gardens, farmers markets, box systems, organic retailers and more by simply entering your postcode. Find out more at http://www.localharvest.org.au/

Posted on November 14, 2011 at 12:24

Food Zones - a conceptual tool for measuring food production

 

I came across this poster on Energy Bulletin by Growing Communities (UK) - it describes the idea of Food Zones as a way of conceptualising where food comes from and aiming for more local self-reliant food production. Perhaps we could adapt it to Adelaide and its rural hinterland?…

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Posted on November 2, 2011 at 12:23 — 1 Comment

SustainWeb - a vision for Plains to Plate?

Sustain is a UK-based alliance for better food and farming, advocating food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity. 

They have links to a range of…

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Posted on October 24, 2011 at 13:19

Victoria Eco-Innovation Lab - Food Sensitive Planning and Urban Design



Check out a recent publication by Victoria Eco-Innovation Lab - on the importance of integrating food into planning and urban design…

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Posted on September 30, 2011 at 18:00

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At 14:35 on June 7, 2011, Joel Catchlove said…

Welcome, and thanks for joining "From Plains to Plate". We welcome your contribution by posting relevant articles, news, events, videos or photos on this website - when you login there should be little links under each section that say something like "Add a Blog Post". Click on them and you can get started! From Plains to Plate receives a large number of site visits, so if you're part of an organisation that is involved with food and agriculture issues, then this can be a great place to share what you're up to.

We also run periodic workshops on making the most of the Plains to Plate website - let me know if you'd like to come along to a future one, or get in touch if you have any problems! Bon appetit!

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