NT Regional CDEP Conference, AMSANT Fresh Food Summit 2010
Darwin Region CDEP Network event – “Best Practice and New Opportunities – Local Food Gardens, Food Systems and Horticulture”, November 11 & 12, 2010.
The workshop was hosted by the Darwin Region CDEP Network, facilitated by Anthea Fawcett, with program input and support from members of the RIG Network.
Workshop Presentations – Day One
- Dr Tom Calma’s welcome address (video)
- John Paterson, Executive Officer, AMSANT, welcome address
- Anthea Fawcett, RIG Network, Workshop Overview & Approach to the two days
- Alex Debono, Community Development Officer – Market Gardens, West Arnhem Shire Council
- James Bulbert, Regional Manager, Landcare & Horticulture, Roper Gulf Shire
- David Boehme, Clean Bush Food Cultivation
- Centrefarm presentation (presented by Tim West, NTHA)
- Anthea Fawcett, New tools and approaches – quick ideas for group discussion
- Rod Cordell, Jobfind Centres Australia, Wadeye, New Gardening visual teaching resource
- DRAFT Gardening visual teaching resource – 23 visual panels, for comment & suggestions please!
Workshop Presentations – Day Two
- Dr Julie Brimblecombe & Megan Ferguson, Menzies School of Health Research, Food Security Research Initiatives
- Carrie Turner, Nutrition Policy Officer, NT Dept. of Health and Families, Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs
- Shaun Fowler, Darwin Regional Indigenous Advancement & CDEP Inc, CDEP Training – Issues and Opportunities
- David Garner, Ambrose Solutions, Strategic Planning Issues – Effective Projects
- Shaun Fowler, Case Study: An integrated approach to strategic project planning
- Anthea Fawcett, Potential funding and other sources of support, is there a fit?
- Gianna Bonis-Profumo, Community Development Officer – Nutrition, Red Cross, Bagot After School Garden
- Alison Lorraine, The Fred Hollows Foundation, Kukumbat gudwun daga, ‘Really Cooking Good Food’
- Graham Bidstrup, CEO Jimmy Little Foundation, Thumbs Up! Good food long life program
AMSANT Fresh Food Summit, Tennant Creek, May 2010
AMSANT is the peak body for Aboriginal community-controlled health services (ACCHSs) in the Northern Territory and has played a pivotal role in advocating for and supporting the development of community-controlled health. For more information about AMSANT visit: http://www.amsant.org.au/home
In 2010 AMSANT convened an important Fresh Food Summit at Tennant Creek that was attended by 250+ people from communities across the Territory. Rachel Green from RIG Network attended, and presented about her research on community food gardens that she undertook in 2009.
To read more about the Summit: