Informative websites and projects that you may be interested in

Bio-Dynamic Research Institute
The Bio-Dynamic Research Institute is the certifying body for Biodynamics in Australia.


Biological Farmers Association of Australia
National Certification Body, BFA is also a farmers and consumers association.


NASAA – National Association for Sustainable Agriculture
One of the major certifying bodies in Australia.


Organic Federation of Australia
Organic industry information resource for organic food, organic farming and chemical-free food.


Creative food – Gluten Free
A great resource for anyone who eats a gluten free diet. Written by local Kate Gilbert, the website follows her latest book, Creative Food, Gluten Free – Everyday Meals and Entertaining.


Natural Kitchen Strategies
Jacqui Deighan, a children’s food educator and founder of Natural Kitchen Strategies loves good food! She is a passionate advocate for improving the taste buds and eating habits of all Australians, particularly children.


Oz Food Trainer – Sandra Dubs
Wholefood cooking and education with Sandra Dubs. Recipes,nutritional information and details of local Melbourne classes.


Slow Food Victoria
Slow Food Victoria’s website, with details of festival days and cooking demos. The Slow Food Movement promotes the importance of taste, quality, seasonality and the joy of eating produce from small, independent and sustainable producers.

Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Foundation
The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation exists to develop life-long healthier and happier eating habits in a new generation of Australians by engaging them in growing, harvesting, preparing and sharing delicious and healthy food at primary school.


Earth Care – St Kilda
Practical local environment group, their motto is “We do what we can, where we are”.


Future Harvest – Museum of Victoria Sustainability Case Studies
Click on “Case Studies” to read some great stories about local (victorian) projects and small businesses that are rising to the challenge of sustainability. From projects that address the salinity of inland soils, to locals growing ginseng for export, these case studies are very inspiring.

Going Solar – Melbourne
Going Solar provides innovative solutions for sustainable homes and buildings. Solar and renewable power modules, water saving devices, enviro paint, solar powered refrigeration, pumping and heating. Advisory and consultancy service, and info about government rebates.


Green Pages Australia
Green Pages is a national directory of environmentally sustainable products and services.


L.I.V.E. is an acronym for Locals Into Victoria’s Environment.
A fast-growing group of around 200 hundred concerned Victorians who are coming together to address the threat of global warming.
This organization is independent, non-partisan and non-profit. Based in Melbourne’s City of Port Phillip, an inner Melbourne suburb that includes St Kilda, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne.


Recycling Near You
Find out how to recycle almost anything. Search by product or council area. Fridges, plastics, garden waste, oil, batteries, paper, chemicals, metals, construction and demolition materials. Don’t just throw it out!


Sustainable Living Foundation
The Sustainable Living Foundation (SLF) is a community-based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.


Australian City Farms and Community Garden Network
The Australian Community Gardens Network is an informal, community-based organisation linking people interested in community gardening across Australia.


Ceres Environmental Park
Ceres Environmental Park. Ceres is a place which exists to initiate and support environmental sustainability, social equity, cultural richness and community participation.


Cycle for Sustainability
An education outreach programme, inspiring and educating young people and the broader community with practical advice for sustainable ways of living.
Actions and events in local schools and across the country


Garden of Eden – Albert Park
The Garden of Eden Project is working towards providing an inner city example of sustainable living, as well as a model for environmentally-friendly and ethical business practices. The Project has evolved out of a need to further our understanding of increasing environmental and social issues, through the application of the principles of permaculture, natural health and sustainability.


Prahran Osteopathic Clinic
Local practice that includes a range of natural therapies, in Prahran Melbourne.


Second Bite – Food for People in Need
Second Bite is committed to making a positive difference to people by identifying sources of surplus food and produce from food providers and facilitating safe and timely distribution to agencies and those in need. Ripe the Organic Grocer (Prahran market) supplies Second Bite with surplus food and produce, for redistribution to those in need.


Sustainable Living Foundation
The Sustainable Living Foundation (SLF) is a community-based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.
SLF brings together values, expertise and resources to inform and inspire the wider community about sustainable living.


Animal rights advocacy, Education, and Animal Club. This organisation works to promote respect and compassion for animals, increase awareness for the conditions in which they live, and take action to protect animals from suffering.