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Kununurra Community Garden
Kununurra Community Garden
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Kununurra, WA, AU
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

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Kununurra Community Garden

Project Type

Community, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Kununurra Community Garden Inc. and our first site was set up to educate and demonstrate permaculture principles and how they can be applied locally to produce plentiful food on a small area without the need for great overheads, chemicals or inappropriate energy consumption.

Project Description

Our objectives, as stated in our constitution are;

To provide space for community to engage in organic gardening activities, to demonstrate and educate sustainable practices, to build community resilience, and to create local food security using permaculture principles.

The climate in Kununurra is challenging with a dry/wet tropical cycle in an arid landscape. We have successfully proven that abundant food can be grown here on a small area with minimal inputs and within six months have moved from a bare sandy block to a tropical oasis that is attracting more interested people and community groups weekly. Schools are visiting and groups from the greater region are seeking us out for information exchange and to witness our success.


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