A few inspiring links to grow food right here. Come and discuss about it at Green Drinks, Thursday 9th August, 6pm/7pm at The Creek, 2 Dunmore St, Wanaka.
Why protect urban green spaces: http://bodinestreetgarden.org/why-protect-urban-green-space/
Street Orchards for Community Security: http://www.desertharvesters.org/home-page/street-orchards-for-community-security/
Gardening in the planting strip in Seattle: http://www.seattle.gov/util/groups/public/@spu/@conservation/documents/webcontent/02_013576.pdf
The Telegraph Plant the streets UK : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/3347019/Garden-Guerrillas-Plant-the-streets.html
And that’s a place where they DO it seriously! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2072383/Eccentric-town-Todmorden-growing-ALL-veg.html And their website http://www.incredible-edible-todmorden.co.uk/
In New Zealand: Transition Town website links to community orchard http://www.transitiontowns.org.nz/search/node/orchard
Do you know of other good links about community food growing? Please leave a comment so that I can add them to this list.
17/08/2012 at 9:15 am
Waouh bigger than hoped! Green drinks has been the cradle of yet another initiative, creating a transition town framework in Wanaka to coordinate, support and facilitate all local actions and projects which aim is making this town more resilient. We’ll hear about Transition Town Wanaka soon!