From growing fresh fruit and vegetables to keeping bees for honey and pollination, households are growing more home produce now than they did five years ago. Increased urban density has also lead to an increase in the number and popularity of community gardens, and many can be found in the Southern Harvest region.

Two articles on this topic recently appeared in major newspapers:

Urban homesteading on rise as more Canberrans grow own fruit and vegetables

Published in The Canberra Times, 18 April 2015.

The quiet revolution: sustainable food movement flourished in backyards

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 April 2015