On Sunday 15th of July the Docklands Community Garden was opened in the middle of this new suburb. This is the product of hard work over three years of the Docklands Community, Cultivating Community, government, and a social enterprise I am involved with called Urban Reforestation.
Docklands Garden Brings Life and Soul to the Docks in Melbourne!
Melbourne’s love of bringing life to hidden spaces has sprouted in Docklands with the opening of its Community Garden in Geographe Street Docklands on Sunday 15 July, in a joint initiative from Urban Reforestation, Places Victoria and the City of Melbourne.
Permablitz (noun): An informal gathering involving a day on which a group of at least two people come together to achieve the following:
- create or add to edible gardens where someone lives
- share skills related to permaculture and sustainable living
- build community networks
- have fun
Coltivando: Community Garden at Politecnico di Milano is a project Urban Reforestation has been collaborating with this year. Please have a read about the progress of this exciting garden.
Baix Llobregat Agricultural Park is located in the Llobregat Delta, 10 minutes west of Barcelona in Spain. The region has been the main supplier of fresh produce to Barcelona for many centuries. The park was founded in 1998 by a diverse group of organisations seeking to ensure the continuity of sustainable agriculture on Barcelona’s urban fringe in the face of increasing urban pressure.