The Grassroots Institute is a not-for- profit lab working at the intersection of social and community development, therapeutic horticulture and community agriculture. We are based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
In the context of global climate heating, we aim to equip people and enhance community capacity to work towards a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. We run initiatives, provide education, support and knowledge resources to social and community workers, and the broader public.
We are unique in New South Wales and Australia, our team brings together the expertise of qualified social workers, leadership development practitioners, apiculturalists and qualified horticulturalists.
We pay our respects to the original custodians of the land, acknowledge the past and continued understanding of plants, agriculture and environmental management of this country by Indigenous communities.
We work towards fulfilling our mission through the provision of:
The Grassroots Institute aims to work in collaboration with other like-minded organisations and groups. We aim to be creative and try out new ways of using therapeutic horticulture & community agriculture while building an evidence base for future project work.
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