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    Strengthening Neighbourhood Food Resilience Workshop

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    This is an interactive workshop utilising different methods in a relaxed, exploratory space! Ticket sales close 12pm Friday (12/05/23)

    This workshop is for anyone wanting to create a future with fresh healthy local food available for all. Come and learn how this can be done and discover your own way to play a part in the vision.

    Learn how to build and sustain food security within your local community in these vulnerable times, starting in your own backyard and reaching into your whole bioregion.

    Topics include:

    • Identifying bioregional boundaries, characteristics and functions

    • Bioregional Food Resilience Overview and Comprehensive Strategies

    • Introducing the 12 Steps to Food Resilience

    • Generating a Bioregional Food Inventory together

    • Ensuring Seed Security & Natural Resources

    • Developing a collective Soil-fertility Resource Pool, Seedswaps and Crop Swaps.

    Learn more about the Localising Food Project at their website here.

    Presenter: Robina McCurdy, Earthcare Education Aotearoa, NZ

    Robina has 35 years’ experience as a community development facilitator and permaculture educator/designer. After working with village-scale food security in Southern Africa and Brazil, Robina was a consultant-educator with Victory Community Gardens (Nelson, NZ), and Harbour Basin’s ‘Food Resilience Project’ (Christchurch, NZ). Nowadays she facilitates local food action workshops across Aotearoa-NZ and Australia.

    Here's a short video of Robina talking about a similar workshop in NZ.


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