Consulting

urban farming

Urban agriculture consulting services designed to foster the increasing role of local food growing in transforming our food system to being more sustainable. These services are provided to educational organisations, property developers, communities and local government.  All these share a common goal of including local food growing into their sustainability and community resilience initiatives. 

Our services include: urban agriculture strategy, design and implementation support, community engagement, design of  commercial models of urban agriculture, local food systems planning, educational services and advocacy.

Our workshops and mentoring services for backyard gardeners and urban farmers has operated for 11 years. Some of our larger urban agriculture projects since 2012 include:

2018 – Samford Parklands urban agriculture project – large scale multi-faceted project funded by Moreton Bay Regional Council. Collaborative consulting project funded by QLD Department of Environment and Science to develop a framework for larger scale urban agriculture in QLD with strong focus on recycling organics into food production systems.

2017 – Range of commercial clients – University of Queensland – Community garden design for St Lucia Campus. Windaboo farm, cropping and organic certification planning, food garden design and build

2016Yarrabilba Lend Lease – 20,000 lot residential subdivision south of Brisbane. Urban agriculture strategy to plan sustainable food production, cultural engagement and local food hub.

2015Brisbane Show Grounds Lend Lease – high density mixed use development in the heart of Brisbane. Urban agriculture strategy.

2014Northshore Hamilton Economic Development Queensland – urban farm site selection and planning.

2013Gainsborough Greens Mirvac – 2,500 lot residential development. Urban farming strategy and implementation support.

2012-2015Millen Farm – community urban farming initiative in Samford Valley Qld. Urban farming planning, design, community engagement and local government negotiation.

2012-2014Goodstart Early Learning – largest child care centre operator in Australia with approximately 1000 centres. Organic garden planning, development of training guidebook, training workshops, conference presentations and garden building.

The urban farming and agriculture projects above were carried out by Cityfood Growers Pty Ltd now trading as My Food Garden. We have a small and multi-disciplined  team and link in with industry experts on a project basis to deliver our urban agriculture consultancy work.

Contact us to discuss how our urban agriculture consulting services can turn your project into a reality.