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Eco Trend | Urban Farming | Garden Sharing | Trendspotting

12-10-2011 A Natural Match

If online dating hasn’t found you your perfect match, then perhaps another form of

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online matchmaking will find you a garden to nurture instead. Garden sharing is a local food and urban farming arrangement where a land owner allows a gardener access to land in order to cultivate produce. Numerous web-based projects exist to facilitate matchmaking. In some cases, garden sharing projects are launched as a way to shorten community garden waiting lists that are common in many cities. Landshare, a successful UK initiative has over 64,000 members and was recently brought to Australia. People who are willing to share gardening knowledge, lend gardening tools or sit when gardeners go on holiday can also become members of
the community.

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