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RIG Network is a national, cross-sectoral networking, research and outreach initiative. We link people, projects and resources to support better practice and undertake projects to help build better local food production initiatives that can deliver social, health and economic benefits to remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Get involved & get along! Gimuy Fish Festival, Cairns 2 August

2015 July 6
by anthea

Gimuy Fish Festival 2015

Foodswell story in NACCHO News – June 2015

2015 July 1
by anthea

NACCHO Foodswell article June 2015

RIG News – June 2015, online now

2015 July 1
by anthea

Read latest quarterly RIG News (June) by Clicking Here….    





Foodswell Fundraising Appeal – End of Financial Year!

2015 June 29
by anthea

It’s the end of the financial year and donations to Foodswell, RIG Network’s home, are tax deductible…so if you can, please donate to Foodswell to help us grow EduGrow, RIG Network and our new Food, Family, Community programs ….

Donate via EFT or via GiveNow …. details in flyer below

Foodswell flyer


Moree Sceondary College doing great gardens!

2015 May 25
by anthea

Check out what Moree Secondary College students are up to! Great stuff!

Pics: Big Lunch – Food, Family, Community NSW

2015 May 15
by anthea

BEST & FS cooksCosta & eggsCosta & crowd







BL DrummersAlex Munro

BL tentsBL WtoC

BL Group sign

EduGrow story -Let’s support cyclone affected schools and communities

2015 April 30
by anthea

GiveNow to EduGrow 

The Big Lunch – Inverell Times

2015 April 30
by anthea

Great story with many pics and video from the day…

The Big Lunch, Inverell – kicks of Foodswell’s Food, Family, Community program

2015 April 30
by anthea

In the spirit of Harmony Day – let’s recognise, celebrate and grow great things underway!

Foodswell’s first Food, Family, Community event was held in mid April in partnership with BEST Employment at the BEST Food Garden Inverell.

Why? to recognise, celebrate and GROW further great food security and socially inclusive food and placemaking activities that are underway in rural, regional and remote NSW for greater school and social participation …. JOIN us on the journey to connect, celebrate and build upon great local projects such as the BEST Food Garden and EduGrow NSW!

Warm thanks to Costa, our fabulous Foodswell Ambassador who joined the day to make it such a success. Thanks to, to Australia Post Our Neighbourhood Community Grants and to the Inverell Times for fantastic coverage of the event. See link to great story in Inverell Times here – and below – the program for the fun day. Get in touch if you are interested in a fun, food focused event where you live!!!





RIG News – March 2015 out now – new format!

2015 March 25
by anthea

Microsoft Word - RIG News SEPT 2014.docx


RIG News – March 2015

RIG Network People:  Gianna Bonis-Profumo

RIG Network People – Interview: Marcelle Coakley

Community Resources & Research: a Tropical Permaculture Guidebook

Garden Stories – NSW: East Armidale Community Garden

Garden Stories – NSW: Grong Grong Earth Park

Garden Stories – NT: Bega Garnbirringu Sustainable Garden Workshop