Andrea Gaynor - The Wartime Victory Garden

The Greenhouse, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, VIC 3000
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Is it time to resurrect the wartime ‘Grow Your Own’ campaign? Associate Professor of History at The University of Western Australia, Andrea Gaynor shares her extensive knowledge encompassing the history of food production in Australian cities in this feature Festival forum. Can a mass mobilisation of suburban gardening bring on resilient and sustainable food systems? Andrea explores this controversial, but compelling, wartime metaphor to find inspiration for large scale transformation.

As part of the Food History & Future Forum. With Bruce Pascoe & MC Nick Rose, Sustain: The Australian Food Network.

Photo credit: Luke Taylor, Director, National Sustainable Living Festival