Sustainable Chippendale

A Sustainable Suburb In the Making

Sustainable Chippendale is a community initiative setup to support the Sustainable Streets and Community Plan in Chippendale. If you are passionate about sustainability we'd love you to join us in getting behind this ground breaking project to establish a practical model for sustainable inner city living in Sydney.

Community sows seeds of open gardens

Agriculture in the Sydney basin, the food bowl of Australia's largest city, is shrinking at an alarming rate.

A study by the New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment shows just over 1,000 vegetable farms remain, covering an area of just 2,000 hectares - less than the Sydney city government area.

The report predicts half of these farms will disappear when the north-west and the south-west growth areas earmarked by the State Government are developed in the next 20 years. Read full article on Chippendale Gardens here.