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Community Food Growing in Practice

Charlie Brennan

Ecopsychologist, Reseracher, Gardener, Garden Juju Collective

Gavin Hardy

Queensland coordinator, Community Gardens Australia

Darryl Nichols

Co-founder, Grow it Local

Bridget O'Brien

Educator, Gardener, Game Maker, Garden Juju Collective

Overcoming challenges in the garden!

Community gardens and food forests - two concepts that would make any urban agriculture aficionado swoon. While these projects bring a plethora of benefits to our communities - in practice these initiatives can fall prey to some common challenges. From strategies for effectively dealing with theft in community gardens, to 'Tips & Tricks' for developing successful food forests - this panel of experts will explore policy solutions and strategies based on direct experience.