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February 2017 Australia

2017 Urban Agriculture Series

Building on the momentum of the 2016 Urban Agriculture Forum, Sustain: The Australian Food Network facilitated a nationwide 'Urban Agriculture Series' in collaboration with the 2017 Sustainable Living Festival (SLF).

By promoting urban agriculture events across Australia, Sustain aims to showcase the range, richness and diversity of urban agriculture practices. In 2016, the nationwide Sustainable Living Festival was in held between February 4-28. The month long Festival attracted over 120,000 visitors, and is the biggest sustainable living festival in the southern hemisphere.

The wide audience reach of both Sustain’s communications networks and those of the Sustainable Living Festival, is a huge opportunity through which to promote your urban agriculture event or organisation.


The 2017 Urban Agriculture Series featured over 30 events across Australia, including cooking classes, gardening workshops, community markets, film screenings, presentations on a variety of topics, and much more!

View the full calendar of events here.

Featured Event: The Food History & Future Forum

As a featured event of the Sustainable Living Big Weekend, Sustain presented The Food History & Future Forum, featuring Andrea Gaynor, Associate Professor of History at The University of Western Australia, and Bruce Pascoe, author of Dark Emu. The event was hosted by Nick Rose, Executive Director of Sustain.

Please contact with any enquiries regarding the 2017 Urban Agriculture Series, or opportunities to participate in future events.