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Sustainable Horticulture in the Torres Strait

Sustainable Horticulture Project

Supporting communities to increase food garden production

Project overview

The Sustainable Horticulture Project supports Torres Strait communities to increase food garden production by providing communities and individuals with technical advice to complement their traditional knowledge and customary gardening practices.


  • Facilitated workshops on outer islands to provide practical and technical demonstrations on food gardening.

  • Provided guidance and assistance to establish community gardens in two communities.

  • Provided guidance and support to develop and maintain plant nurseries.

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