Our Community

Ballywire Farm

A permaculture based farm on the Yorke peninsula that adopts at risk animals and teaches sustainability and self-sufficiency. Also, it’s a beautiful place to stay.


Botanical Curiosities

Locally grown medicinal and food plants, curious and unusual specimens


Camp Coorong

The Ngarrindjeri nation’s cultural centre. Teaching culture through camps, functions, museum and bushfood tours . Our favourite place to spend the weekend!

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Down to Earth Sustainable Solutiions

A local, community minded, energy efficiency auditing and advice company


Edible Gardens

A community project that records production from the volunteer gardens


Environmental & Science Media

Local film makers. The name says it all!


Fred’s Van

Fred’s Van is a service of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The van and its volunteers make regular stops to provide hot food and encouragement to the needy.

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Here’s a link to their timetable

Gawler Books



Grow Free

Grow free is an initiative that sees carts placed at many locations. These carts are for exchanging vegetables and garden produce. Folks can take what they want and leave things if they want. It’s not a direct trade, there’s no requirement to give when taking..

Here’s a map to where the carts are

Joe’s Connected Garden

A great example of what is possible when neighbours get together. They’re part of the Open Gardens SA scheme and offer workshops, walks and talks on gardening, rare fruit and permaculture.

Poetic Justice Cafe Gallery

A Gawler cafe and gallery with a focus on community projects that support local artists and community groups.

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Richmond Herbalism Guild

Herbalists who favour grass-roots herbalism and Community Based Dispensary work.


Rob Gray (Rob Bob’s Backyard Farm)

Rob has a quite famous Youtube channel that features videos and advice on aquaponics and urban farming.


Transition Gawler Produce Share


World Community Grid

Run analysis on your own device to help many fields of research.

World Community Grid