Below are some resources for you to explore how you can get involved if you’re interested in the environment and sustainability. There are various organisations that support different aspects of sustainability. If you’re interested in joining a community garden, there are a few in Canberra listed below, but there are several smaller gardens everywhere. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you could always try to start your own community garden. There are also some resources listed where you can find more scholarly information about whatever area of sustainability that might peak your interest. The references listed were used when researching for the other blog posts about sustainability, so feel free to explore as they provide quality information regarding community gardens and the sustainability issues that community gardening addresses.
Community gardens and urban agriculture in general face some challenges. There are several ways to overcome these challenges. Often, the benefits of community gardening far outweigh the costs.
Not all community gardens are sustainable, but below are some techniques to make a community garden more environmentally friendly.