Eat Well Grow Well
supporting the Tasmanian Community Garden Network
watch the Eat Well Grow Well Community Garden DVD click here: http://www.youtube.com/user/eatwelltas
The Eat Well Grow Well Communities (EWGW) Project was a twelve month partnership initiative of Eat Well Tasmania, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
The project aimed to:
- support existing community gardens.
- provide networking support, information and advice to communities on establishing community gardens.
- develop a "how to" resource manual and DVD based on the process of establishing a community garden at Glenorchy Primary School and existing gardens in disadvantaged areas.
- establish a mentoring program.
- strengthen the Community Garden Network.
- showcase and celebrate effective models of community gardens with a state gathering.
For further information contact:
Phone (03) 6223 1266
Database - Tasmanian Community Garden Network
What is a Community Garden?
A place in a neighbourhood or with an organisation, where people come together
and grow food, flowers and herbs, sharing skills, time, resources and have
There are different types of Community Gardens.
Community gardens can be a space for people to come together from all ages
and backgrounds and creating a culture of care and trust.
Tasmanian Community Garden Network
- Promoting and advocating for community
gardening in Tasmania (media, brochures, and starting
a community garden in our own neighbourhood!);
- Sharing information, resources and expertise
(how to create and maintain community gardens, workshops
at community gardens, funding, etc.) via email, meetings
(at gardens) and events.