Category Archives: Online resources

Online resource – the Institute of Advanced Studies 2050 Food Lecture Series (audio recording)

The Institute of Advanced Studies at UWA held three lectures on future food and food security issues in the last few months, titled the 2050 Food Lecture Series. Each of the three lectures was recorded and can be listened to … Continue reading

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Wild dog action plan submissions closing, and other ferals

The National Wild Dog Action Plan is almost at the end of its submissions stage. If wild dogs and how we manage them impacts you or concerns you, you have until this Friday to go download the draft plan and … Continue reading

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#agrichatworld – first in the world

Farmers all over the world just came together to have a joint global chat via Twitter. I’m seeing the aftermath now and it sounds like it’s been really cool for everyone involved. I didn’t make it myself – I forgot … Continue reading

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Online resource – Urban farming and the agricultural show (the National Museum Australia)

The National Museum Australia has an online feature called Urban Farming and the Agricultural Show. They’ve gone through their collections looking at items that tell the story of food and its production, how our agricultural and industrial food systems have … Continue reading

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Online resource – the Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network

One of the interesting websites I’ve found around on urban agriculture is the Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network. They have a range of useful fact sheets on the basics, including safety, composting, crop rotation, pest management and building … Continue reading

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Bee Friendly – downloadable guide to planting for honeybees

Here’s an interesting read. Bee Friendly is a guide to planting for honeybees in agricultural and urban environments, put out this year by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC). It’s $60 in hardcopy but you can download it … Continue reading

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Meet Your Urban Farmer video series

The other week I came across the Meet Your Urban Farmer video series, by Fire and Light. Each video is available short (~7min) or extended (~15min), each features an different urban farmer talking about what they do, what they love. … Continue reading

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