Posts for "community gardens" tag

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Bruce Pascoe and ‘Dark Emu’

In this interview, we talk with Bruce Pascoe, who is the author of a number of books, including ‘Convincing Ground’ and ‘Dark Emu – Black Seeds: Agriculture or accident?’ These books focus on the significance of... read on

APY food strategy moves department

Responsibility for the SA Government’s controversial APY Lands Food Security Strategic Plan has now shifted to the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion... read on

APY market gardens: messy answers, nothing planted

Last month, a senior public servant gave evidence to a Parliamentary Committee about the APY market gardens and efforts to connect them with similar school-based activities. Much of this evidence was wrong. The Paper Tracker believes the SA Government needs to talk straight about the failure of its APY market garden scheme, reflect on why it has not worked and refocus its efforts to address food security on the APY Lands... read on

APY market gardens proposal: November 2010

In November 2010, the SA Department of Environment and Natural Resources outlined its proposal to establish market gardens on the APY Lands in a three-page document... read on

Interview with the new SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation

Paul Caica is the new South Australian Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation. In this interview, he talks about life before Parliament, his first visit to a remote Anangu community, and the way he’d like... read on

Program 14: SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (part 2)

This program features the second part of our interview with the Hon. Grace Portolesi MP in which she talks about the South Australian Government’s APY Lands Food Security Strategic Plan. The Minister also provides some... read on

Program 13: SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (part 1)

The Hon. Grace Portolesi MP is South Australia’s Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation. Last year, Minister Portolesi released a five-year plan aimed at addressing the problem of “food security” on the APY Lands. The... read on

Interview with SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation about food security plan

Grace Portolesi is the South Australian Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation. Last year, she released a six-year plan aimed at addressing the problem of “food security” on the APY Lands. In this interview, the... read on

Amata: bush foods commercial enterprise

In 2005, a bush food garden was established at Amata. It provided local Anangu with a ready supply of fresh bush foods. Surplus produce was sold commercially. In January 2007, the State Government commissioned a ‘South Australian Bush Foods Industry Report’... read on

Mimili: bush foods enterprise and Anangu employment

In 2004, the State Government provided funding for the establishment of a bush foods garden in Mimili. The goals of the project included the establishment of a sustainable small-scale business and the provision of accredited training... read on

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