The Food Forest

2005 South Australian Landcare Awards

State Finalist: Rural Press Landcare Primary Producer Award

landcare australia logoLandcare Australia identifies the top landcarers from each state to compete for the National Title.

The bases for judging Australia's best Landcare Primary Producer are:

  1. sustainable land and water management practices
  2. productivity and environmental condition of the property
  3. the property management plan showing how it is coordinated with local landcare or catchment management plans
  4. integration of Landcare practices within the commercial farming operation (e.g. mangement of biodiversity, shelter belts, revegetated areas and soil and water conservation) and demonstration of no loss of income or an economic gain
  5. management of ungrazed or uncropped areas (such as creeks, hills, dams, wetlands, unimproved pasture, native remnant vegetation) for conservation and biodiversity benefits within the farm system
  6. cooperation with and encouragement of others in Landcare practices