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VegeSafe in the media


   The Conversation -  Elevated lead levels in Sydney back yards: here's what you can do

   17th January 2017

 

 

 
    ABC Gardening Australia - Safe Soil 

    14th March 2015

 

 

    ABC Catalyst - Lead Astray 

    10th February 2015

 

 

    Green Lifestyle - Lead foot gardens 

    1st September 2014

 

 

 

 

 

   702 ABC Sydney - Growing veggies safely in your backyard

   29th August 2014

 

 

   The Daily Telegraph - Children at risk of deadly poison: Lead contamination levels high in central       Sydney, the inner west and parts of the north shore

   25th August 2014

 

   Sydney Morning Herald - Open your mind at University Open Days

   4th August 2014 

 

 

   The Fifth State - Australia dragging the chain on lead

   12th June 2014 

 

 

 

 

   Scientific Specific - Is your garden putting your health at risk? 

    17th January 2014   

 

 

   Alt Media - Leichhardt leads on lead contamination 

    5th December 2013

 

  

   Sydney Morning Herald - Alarm over high lead levels in backyard soil

    9th November 2013

 

 

 

   Sydney Morning Herald - Lead threat to children from home veggie patches 

    7th September 2013

 

 

    Macquarie University Newsroom - Free test for soil metal contamination at Open Day 2013 

    7th September 2013

 

 

 

  

Past VegeSafe events


  Macquarie University Open Day

   13th September 2014 

  

   Australian Garden Show Sydney

   4th - 7th September 2014

 

 

 

    Permaculture Sydney West

    2nd June 2014

 

 

 

 

 

   Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

   24th May 2014

 

   Marrickville & Stanmore Public School

   22nd April 2014

 

   Perth Garden Festival

   3rd - 6th April 2014

 

  

 

   Marrickville Community Garden Networking meeting

   15th March 2014

 

 

   Healthy Soil = Healthy Food Seminar

   4th March 2014