Tassie Food Forest

Tassie Food Forest is a project developed by Urban Farming Tasmania and sponsored by Colony 47. We are fundraising and looking for support from Government, Councils, non-government organsiations and businesses. We are also applying for a Community Food Grant due on the 2nd July.  If you think you can provide any of the following then please let us know:

·       letter of support on letter head

·       a pledge of cash and/or

·       a pledge of in kind support

If you would like more information the please click Sponsor Letter or email us at urbanfarmingtasmania@hotmail.com

We are currently supported by Bridgewater Community House, Deloraine Community House, Salvation Army, Launceston City Council, Sprout Tasmania, Eat Well Tasmania, NRM north, NRM Tamar, Understorey Network and University of Tasmania.

The Tassie Food Forest project aims to:

·       develop social networks through growing, collecting and sharing food

·       promote social inclusion of disadvantaged groups through fresh food events

·       improve access to free healthy safe fresh food

·       reduce waste of fruit and vegetables in the community,

·       teach methods of seasonal fruit and vegetable preparation

·       form relationships between the public and farmers

The activities would include:

·       developing a Tassie Food Forest map

·       hosting fresh fruit and vegetable share markets

·       constructing Urban Food Gardens for community centres

·       organising Seed Banks at community centres

·       organising community fruit and vegetable picking days

·       facilitating healthy food preparation workshops

 

Cheers

Bridgette Watts

Tassie Food Forest Project 

Co-ordinated by Urban Farming Tasmania  and sponsored by Colony 47 Inc

Supported by Bridgewater Community House, Deloraine Community House, Salvation Army, Launceston City Council, Sprout Tasmania, Eat Well Tasmania, NRM north, NRM Tamar, Understorey Network and University of Tasmania. 

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