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FoodFaith Snapshot: Fertile Common Ground

FoodFaith Snapshot: Fertile Common Ground

FoodFaith aims to build bridges across different faith, cultural and community groups through our shared learnings and practices of food and sustainability. The not-for-profit organisation brings to the table the traditions and wisdoms of faiths and cultures through community gardens, media communications, events and educational programs.

FoodFaith on Channel 7's Sydney Weekender

FoodFaith on Channel 7's Sydney Weekender

FoodFaith's garden in Lane Cove received a media spotlight with Channel Seven's Sydney Weekender program showcasing the initiative. The show highlighted the way FoodFaith brings cultures, faiths and communities together through the growing and celebrating of food. 

FoodFaith features at Sustainability Lane Village Fair

FoodFaith features at Sustainability Lane Village Fair

The Lane Cove Sustainability Village Fair was a celebration of Think Global, Act Local with many inspirational initiatives featured. The FoodFaith Sprouting Up kits, home-made potato stamps and ecobubbles were a hit - simple, home-grown wisdoms and techniques that we wish to reclaim and celebrate!

Planting Seeds Garden is Launched

Planting Seeds Garden is Launched

FoodFaith's first "Planting Seeds" garden launch found fertile ground, attracting a wide range of people from Indigenous, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu and other cultural and religious backgrounds.

The Circle of Unity procession of faith and cultural groups around the Indigenous dancers and the communal pesto making provided opportunities for everyone to share stories and inspiration.

Religious Leaders Unite on Nurturing Food Sustainability

Religious Leaders Unite on Nurturing Food Sustainability

FoodFaith was launched in March 2015 with religious leaders breaking bread with academics and sustainability groups to discuss the latest food sustainability issues and strategies.

The gathering at Sydney’s Bodhi Restaurant launched a world-first Australian initiative FoodFaith, a response to the growing concerns of climate change, hunger, loss of biodiversity, water restrictions and other environmental crises in which food and agriculture play a major role.

Working Bee Days

Working Bee Days

FoodFaith welcomed over 40 volunteers to the inaugural working bees - from local faith, environmental, community and school groups. The seedlings are now sprouting and horticulturist, Meredith Kirton, guided everyone on the how to's.

Planting Seeds for the Future

Planting Seeds for the Future

FoodFaith welcomed over 40 volunteers to the inaugural working bees - from local faith, environmental, community and school groups. The seedlings are now sprouting and horticulturist, Meredith Kirton, guided everyone on the how to's.

Interfaith Planting Seeds Garden Set to Open

Interfaith Planting Seeds Garden Set to Open

FoodFaith’s “Planting Seeds” interfaith community garden is set to open on Wednesday March 9th 2016 at 11.30AM. The garden is located at Hughes Park at 304-314 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove. The garden brings together Australia’s faiths and cultures to work alongside one another to learn more about one another’s backgrounds and to foster more sustainable ways of growing and consuming food.