Creating Environmental Outcomes

Food Growing as ‘The New Prevention’

Our changing climate is predicted to worsen the obesity crisis in Australia, with availability and cost of fresh produce predicted to increase. Elsewhere, the connection between failed crops, food prices and civic unrest is now being told, where food security, linked to: •       Availability - a supply of fresh, healthy food, •       Access - whats [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Bringing People Together, Community Food Hubs, Creating Environmental Outcomes, Food Security, Growing Change, Local Community Food Initiatives|Comments Off on Food Growing as ‘The New Prevention’

Wicking Beds, Recycling and Water Saving

At The Backyard Pharmacy at Maison Bleue the water crisis has hit hard. Dry soils and poor rainfalls, coupled with increased water bills, have led to the decision to install the biggest water tank possible on our (1 acre) block (in this case 77,000 litres) and to harvest all our storm water for garden use. [...]

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