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Can you chip in?

Fitzroy Estate After School Cooking Program In order to keep running our after school cooking program we are aiming to raise $2500 by the end of 2017 and are asking for your help to meet this target. With the support of the All at Once foundation we have a limited opportunity to double our funds […]

Cultivating Community becomes a Good Food Organisation

The Community Food Centres Canada Good Food Organisations program has expanded beyond Canada for the first time and we are so very pleased and excited to announce that along with the wonderful Asylum Seeker Resource Centre we have officially become GFOs! We are joining over 100 other Organisations and eight Community Food Centres in this excellent […]

Food Know How at Yarra Sustainability Awards

The Cultivating Community team attended the City of Yarra Sustainability Awards on Thursday 11th September. Local comedian Dave O’Neil hosted the community celebration that honored individuals, organisations and programs creating innovative efforts toward environmental sustainability throughout our community. It was tough competition, which is great to see, as there are so many efforts to make […]

Community Food For All in Daylesford

Moving to the country Anyone who has been involved with community gardens or urban public growing spaces will know the patience and compromise necessary to get a new project started. Without wishing to widen the city-country divide we’ve always suspected that things are “different out there”. We decided to head out to rural Victoria to […]

Mt Alexander Fruit Gardens

Enjoying the Fruits of Our Labours “Not bad for a cripple and a girl” was how my Dad noted the momentous occasion of finishing planting our first orchard together when I moved home to the family farm in the early 1990s. He was the “cripple”, being in dire need of two new hips as a […]

Drysdale Cheeses

Corinne Blacket Q. What hobby do you take up when you have a degree that includes pharmacology, physiology and microbiology? A. Goat breeding and Cheese making Q. What hobby do you take up when you want to work 7 days a week, be constantly challenged and always broke? A. Goat breeding and Cheese making Q. […]

Farming Futures via Glenvue

Libby Gleeson I’m twenty one years old and I’d like to be an organic farmer, but a lot of things will have to go right for me to realise that dream. I’m hoping to work as a park ranger after I finish university and if all goes to plan, I’ll have enough money and experience […]