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Emergence of food gardens prompts call for developers to turn vacant properties into urban farms

Recent growing fears of food shortages and empty supermarket shelves have spurred the emergence of fruit and vegetable gardens on residential properties, and independent ‘urban farms’ for local communities at apartment blocks and on suburban land pockets. Restaurant food gardens are also proving to be popular. Subsequently, award-winning urban design and planning consultancy Hatch RobertsDay […]

National climate awards finalists announced

THE CITIES POWER PARTNERSHIP has today announced the finalists for its third annual national climate awards, recognising the work of local governments on the climate frontlines. Finalists were selected from a record number of entries submitted by diverse communities from rural townships through to capital cities, in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable […]