To establish Serpentine-Jarrahdale and its communities as a hub for successful and sustainable Peri-urban agriculture and connected industries.
To champion annual educational and promotional activities that support Peri-urban agriculture and influence broader issues such as food security, increasing local economies and community health and nutrition.
Stimulate new Peri-urban economic development through small scale farming and direct marketing
Cultivate awareness of healthy eating habits through education
Foster support for Serpentine-Jarrahdale’s regionally grown and processed foods
Develop local access to affordable fresh food
Raise awareness of the importance of small farms and small farm management
Highlight the relationship of agriculture to urban communities and the environment
To develop a ‘Local Community Food Plan’
This will initially be delivered through a schedule of events that focus on:
Food and small farm education programs in each community
Visits to local farms
Home gardening workshops
Development of local food initiatives
From ‘Garden Gate to Dinner Plate’ cooking demonstrations
And anything else that will foster a stronger relationship with the urban and agricultural community