The RIG (Remote Indigenous Gardens) Network aims to support people in remote communities who want to grow food for better health, wealth and well-being. Its third newsletter for 2013 is now available and contains heaps of information, including:

  • A snapshot of key national developments – including the release of the National Food Plan and the Coalition’s 2030 Vision for Developing Northern Australia.
  • Coming events including: The Gimuy Fish and Food Festival, Allan Savory, Holistic Management National Tour, the desertSMARt EcoFair 2013Peta Christensen from Cultivating Community, Melbourne, reports on an innovative pilot project for asylum seekers and migrants.
  • Snapshots from Growing Communities, National Learning in the Garden Seminar, Brisbane and the Tropical Garden Spectacular, Darwin.
  • Kids Teaching Kids – Silkwood School’s award winning ‘Gwongubunga – little river’ program.
  • New gardening and learning resources for the wet-dry tropics and schools
  • Workshops and courses – aquaponics and permaculture courses in South Australia, Northern Territory and far North Queensland.

For more information about the RIG Network, visit their website.

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