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Community Consultation for DECP Business Case

Here are the new ideas for the future of our Project. Please have a look.


Thank you very much for your feedback on our Community Project Survey .
See the results  in the DECP Business Plan


We plan to phase in these projects over the next 10 years. The timelines below are approximate and will depend on community involvement and support.

Projects in Progress

• Site Infrastructure

• Community garden

• Orchard

• Sustainable Indigenous Agriculture (UoM research)

• African Gardening

• Climate change adaptation

• Share, swap and sell produce

• Community workshops, events and recreation

• Continue Site infrastructure

• Expand Gardening projects

• Urban Market Garden

• Farm House restoration

• Community Museum

• Revegetation and Wildlife Habitat Planting

• Research, Training and Science

• Workshops and training

• Community gathering activities

Future Plans 2024-2030

• Expand ongoing projects

• Heritage Orchard

• Food forest

• Quiet Contemplation Space

• Children’s Natural Play Space

• Develop new projects, partnerships and  collaborations

Planned Projects


Frankston & surrounding community
Frankston City Council,
University of Melbourne,
State + Federal Governments
Belvedere Community Centre
Port Phillip Westernport Catchment Management Authority
Permatil -East Timor

Stakeholders & Supporters

Frankston Environment Friends Network
Frankston Food Access Network
Friends of Edithvale & Seaford Wetlands
Patterson River Secondary College
Edithvale Green Grocer
New Harvest Seaford
Afri Aus Care

Scotsburn Nursery
We love to collaborate. This consultation is another opportunity to collaborate with us on the next steps in our exciting project.
Ways we might support your projects include; being a venue for your events and activities, collaborating, cross-promotion, networking and combined grant-seeking.
Please bring your energy and  ideas to the survey, and stay in touch.


Mutual Support and Collaboration

Thank You

Thank you for getting involved in Down's Community Farm (DECP) and participating in our survey. We look forward to seeing you at the farm as we cultivate our ideas together.

Did you miss the PDF at the top of the page?

You can download it here

Community Consultation Survey

Thank you, it's been exciting and energising to receive your ideas and support.

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