Case studies

  • Seacliff Community Produce Swap – on Adelaide’s southside

    Do you have excess homegrown produce? No problems! Bring it along to the Seacliff Community Produce Swap. Everything is placed on a big share table and everyone is welcome to help themselves. Bring a little, or a lot. The swap helps connect local home gardeners and promotes sharing among neighbours.

  • The Adelaide Bee Sanctuary – across Adelaide’s metro suburbs

    The Adelaide Bee Sanctuary aims to make South Australia’s capital a sanctuary for honey bees. Founder Sandy Ullrich installs hives at community gardens, businesses and backyards across the city, raising awareness about the importance of bees in our ecosystem while also producing local honey.

  • Ligaya Garden – Gawler South

    Ligaya Garden at Gawler South is a tiny yet hugely productive food garden and family home. It is grown from a passion to create a more sustainable and healthy life. In Tagalog, the national language of the Philippines, Ligaya means the happiness that comes from family and community. This notion guides the family’s ethos and inspires them to share their growing knowledge via a hugely informative blog.

  • Magic Harvest home gardening program – across South Australia and beyond

    Magic Harvest is a home gardening program that helps to spread magic across communities. Since 2009, the program has helped families grow their own food and prepare nutritious meals at home. Tori Arbon, co-author of Magic Little Meals, was inspired by Lolo Houbein’s Magic book series. Their work together has grown a network that celebrates learning while growing food, paying it forward, sharing and swapping.

  • Village Greens of Willunga Creek – Aldinga, Fleurieu Peninsula

    Village Greens is a small, diversified organic market garden on the peri-urban fringe of Adelaide, on the Fleurieu Peninsula, an hour south of Adelaide. This team of young farmers are passionate about sustainable agriculture and the blossoming local and fair food movement in Australia.