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RIG News – September 2013, online now

2013 September 18
by anthea

The September edition of RIG News is out now.

By moving to a quarterly newsletter, we aim to bring you longer features on particular types of food gardens, projects and enterprises and to complement RIG News with more regular, short RIG Updates about news of events and resources that readers will find useful to ‘know now’.

In this edition:

  • Leading off, the Deadly Awards – Congratulations to Gerry Turpin for winning the inaugural Deadly Award for a Scientist or Science Project of the Year
  • The Indigenous Knowledge Forum (IKF) – research on biodiversity and intellectual property law and policy issues and their impacts on peoples rights.
  • Aquaponics training and practical projects in Alice Springs
  • Special Feature - School garden programs underway across remote Australia, including:
    • Tjuntjuntjara students and their book ‘How Does Your Garden Grow’ star at the Opera House
    • Wiluna School and the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program
    • Costa’s visit to Fingal Head Public School’s Dreamtime Pathway and Bush Tucker Garden
    • The EduGrow School Garden Awards
    • The EON Foundation’s ‘Grow Em ‘Up’ Fund
    • …and more,including the Youth Eco Summit at the Sydney Olympic Park that schools can freely video conference in to join in
  • And a snapshot of coming events, courses, conferences and resources.

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