Event Two


  • Facilitator – Maxine Cooper, Chair Landcare ACT 

  • The 2020 Bridge Hub Water Challenge & Centre of Excellence in Water 

  • Australian Soil Management 

  • Michael Croft, Farmer 

  • Wendy Cohen, Farmers for Climate Action 

Context - If the surrounding region is to become more productive, a serious effort will need to be made to lift soil health and productivity. Within the City, soil-based solutions and enrichment of soils will also need be a priority, given that it remains the most accessible, ‘lowest technology’ and cheapest form of urban farming available to us. 

Water of course is a critical component of the nexus – clean energy – food production - water availability - soil. Using less of it; recycling and using it for more local food production is critical to the sustainable food system equation. 

Presentation - Greg Bender / Norman Marshall, Australian Soil Management 

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