Sustain: The Australian Food Network has just launched The Australian Food System Directory, a portal and networking tool designed to profile active organisations and individuals, allowing them to share resources, knowledge, projects, events and infrastructure. 


To visit and search the Directory, and to create a profile for yourself, your organisation, your projects, events, knowledge and food systems infrastructure, please go here.

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The Australian Food Systems Directory is supported by the Myer Foundation and created by Local Food Loop. For more information please visit here!

Cities feeding themselves is an idea that can change the world. An idea whose time has come...
— Dr Nick Rose, Executive Director, Sustain


Sustain aims to showcase the range, richness and diversity of urban agriculture practices across Australia. The nation wide festival, which this year is held between February 4-28, attracts over 120,000 visits and is the biggest sustainable living festival in the southern hemisphere...

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feature blog: Interview With Sebastian beck

Sebastain Beck from The Digger’s Club shares what urban growers should consider at this time of year, and what methods and techniques can be utilised to make the most of the late summer period of abundance and heat.  Did you know it's best to water about two hours before sunset? As the soil warms the cool water before it reaches the root system to avoid shocking the plant roots. 

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 Urban agriculture provides multi-dimensional benefits, especially as regards food security for low income groups, employment and training opportunities...

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