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The Crop Circle
The Crop Circle
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Charters Towers, Queensland, AU
Climate zone:
Dry Tropical

Blake Hudson Helder Valente Jeremy Bensimon Leon van Wyk Rafaela Tavares Valeria Andrews Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
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The Crop Circle

Project Type

Rural, Residential, Community, Permaculture Local Group/Transition Town/Permablitz

Project Summary

Connecting our town through home grown produce and knowledge.

Project Description

The Crop Circle seeks to connect our local town of 8000 people. We meet regularly to share the surplus food from our vegetable gardens. Starting in 2007 with 2 families, we now have over 150.

We share fresh food, seeds, compost, worms, and anything else that might support the community to produce more of its own food.

Perhaps most importantly, however, is two things:

1. the collection and sharing of genetic seedstock that is adapted to our challenging climate and "soils".

2. the collection and sharing of knowledge that is connecting people in the town who would otherwise remain disconnected.


If you plant it, it will grow

Perhaps social systems have a tipping point just like natural systems - or so our local gardening group would seem to suggest.

Posted about 13 years ago (0 comments)

After 20 years of planning, we now get to start with a blank page.

Sometimes it takes a lot of time and conversation just to get to a starting point. Such is the case with the local community garden.

Posted about 13 years ago (0 comments)
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