This is a small beginning for our resources section to get us started. Come back soon and see what's been added.
Agriculture: CSIROs Sustainable Agriculture Flagship contains useful information and links: http://www.csiro.au/org/Sustainable-Agriculture-Flagship.html
Agriculture: the University of California has a sustainable agriculture research and education program and their site has some useful information and links: http://www.sarep.ucdavis.edu/
Food futures: this CSIRO research site contains some useful research information: http://www.csiro.au/org/FoodFuturesFlagship.html
Food miles: CERES have undertaken an interesting study of food miles in Melbourne: http://www.ceres.org.au/foodmilesreport
Food security: this CSIRO site contains some useful links: http://www.csiro.au/science/Food-security-explained.html
Localisation/food miles: The English Making Local Food Work Project: See what a number of organisations working in partnership (and with adequate funding) can successfully do to support farmers, local businesses and the promotion of local food systens across the country. http://www.makinglocalfoodwork.co.uk/index.cfm
Research: Swinburne University of Technology's National Centre for Sustainability site contains some useful links to research and development: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/ncs/sustainability.html
Rural & regional planning: Scenarios for future rural and regional land use planning in the face of climate change and sea change/green change migration. An academic assessment and case study using coastal northern New South Wales http://lwa.gov.au/files/products/innovation/pn30069/pn30069.pdf
Urban planning: Creating Sustainable Neighbourhoods: a CSIRO and DEWHRA collaboration: http://yourdevelopment.org/
Urban planning: this is another good initiative from the Rocky Mountains Institute (RMI): http://www.ourplanningworks.com/docs/greentech/Sustainable%20Community%20Development%20Code%20Beta%20Version%201.1.pdf If you haven't visited the RMI site have a look: http://www.rmi.org/rmi/
Networking: Australian City Farms and Community Gardens site: http://communitygarden.org.au/
Thinking about a new economy and community resilience
For the Common Good
Redirecting the Economy Towards Community, the Environment and a Sustainable Future.
Herman Daley & John Cobb Jr, Beacon Press Boston, 1989.
The Living Economy
A New Economics in the Making.
Edited by Paul Ekins, Routedge & Kegan Paul, 1986.
Economics for a Crowded Planet.
Jeffrey Sachs, Allen Lane, 2008.