All Nations Food Forest – Proposal and Pre-Design Considerations


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Welcome to All Nations Food Forest – Melbourne’s First Council Built Community Food Forest Project, and possibly the first in Australia!

In the first part of this case study – All Nations Food Forest – Melbourne’s First Council Built Community Food Forest Project, we looked at how the All Nations Food Forest Project got started, and the motivations for such a project.

In this second part of this case study, we will look at:

  • The proposal for the project that was drafted by the community group
  • Special considerations for grant funded projects
  • Design principles for creating resilient community gardens
  • A comprehensive tree and plant selection guide for temperate climate community gardens
  • How to avoid common horticultural issues in a community garden to maximise the chances of success

The Project Proposal

The All Nations Food Forest committee completed their final draft of the proposal to council in April 2012.

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