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Welcome to Perth NRM's news and media releases page. We cover a range of project updates, news and feature articles.

Smart Farms update for the North of Perth Food Zone

In 2018 the National Landcare Program and the City of Wanneroo funded Perth NRM to assess the practical use and adoption of improved soil water monitoring practices by horticulturists in the North of Perth Food Zone.

Building Sustainable Communities Update

Thanks to all who attended the Building Sustainable Communities event in Maylands on April 11, 2019 for a full day of practical and positive approaches toward progressing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals through community actions.

Perth NRM providing greater food security to consumers

Ever wondered whether that avocado you ate or that carrot you bought was from Western Australia?

Food Future

Sustainability indicator platform

Perth NRM’s Food Future Program engages students at Perth schools

Students were able to learn about these topics as well receive information about possible careers in Agriculture, the importance of soil and bees, as well other aspects of farming in WA.

Perth NRM leading the way for a more secure food future for WA

Food Future WA, an initiative of Perth NRM, today hosted the WA Food Future Alliance, at Technology Park Function Centre, Bentley.

Wanneroo Jobs Summit developing future food models

The Wanneroo Jobs Summit was held at Mindarie Marina early in June

Towards a WA Food Agenda

Perth NRM recently partnered with the City of Wanneroo to facilitate the ‘Towards a WA Food Agenda’ workshop.

What is Food Future WA

Food Future is an initiative of Perth NRM and forms one of it's three main programs. Food Future is about ensuring the generations to come have access to safe, healthy and local fresh food.

Perth NRM Regenerative Farmers’ Network host Charles Massy

Perth NRM's Regenerative Farmers' Network (RFN) welcomed Charles Massy, author of 'Call of the Reed Warbler', to WA hosting several events during his visit.

Planning Our Food Future

The Food Future WA initiative is similar to the Melbourne Food Plan, where both Melbourne and Perth are expected to undergo major population growth and need a plan to create a resilient city food bowl.

September 27th: Northern Valleys Water Resource Management Forum

This forum is for producers from the Chittering, Gingin and Dandaragen regions who rely on groundwater for production purposes.

Facilitating a shared responsibilities approach to achieving a more secure food future

While innovation and new technologies will continue to help our farmers produce more food with fewer inputs

Perth Hills Water Forum

Perth NRM worked with the Hills Orchard Improvement group to host the Perth Hills Water Forum on 17 April 2017 to discuss water allocations and benchmarking water management practices.

Jujubes make their way onto our market shelves

The jujube, also known as the Chinese date, is the most important fruit crop in China used in both medicine and food for thousands of years.

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Events

We are working to establish a calendar of virtual events during these strange times. Please feel free to submit yours!

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