This page presents all my research publications, Edible Gardens project reports and resources for anyone to view, download and use. All the research publications have been purposefully published open-access so they are not restricted to only scientists.
Feel free to use – please cite accordingly.
Published Scientific Articles
“Beyond productivity: Considering the health, social value and happiness of home and community food gardens” Pollard, G; Roetman, P; Ward, J; Chiera, B & Mantzioris, E. Urban Science 2018, 2 (4), 97. Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2413-8851/2/4/97
“Water use efficiency in urban food gardens: Insights from a systematic review and case study” Pollard, G; Ward, J & Roetman, P. Horticulturae 2018, 4 (3), 27. Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2311-7524/4/3/27
“Typically diverse: The nature of urban agriculture in South Australia”
Pollard, G; Ward, J & Roetman, P. Sustainability 2018, 10. 10.3390/su10040945.
Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/10/4/945, blog post.
“The case for citizen science in urban agriculture research”
Pollard, G.; Roetman, P. & Ward, J. Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society 2017, 5, 9-20. Link: http://futureoffoodjournal.org/index.php/FOFJ/article/view/29
Sold Out Research Event | The Secrets of Your Veggie Patch: What does Science Say?, Adelaide, Australia 2019: Link to event page: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/secrets-of-your-veggie-patch-what-does-science-say
Click for a copy of the slides: The Secrets of Your Veggie Patch – What does Science Say – PDF.
Conference | Urban Agriculture Forum, Melbourne, Australia, 2018: https://www.sustain.org.au/urban-agriculture-forum-2018-report/; Talk titled, “Measuring Urban Agriculture: Results from the “Edible Gardens” Project”
Conference | Citizen science conference CitSciOZ18, Adelaide, Australia 2018: https://citizenscience.org.au/conference-program-book-of-abstracts-posters/ ;
Talk titled, “Citizen Science in Urban Agriculture Research: Results from the “Edible Gardens” Project”. Blog post.
Research Event | Urban Food Production Forum, Adelaide, Australia 2017:
https://www.thewaite.org/event/urban-food-production-workshop/ ; Talk titled, “Why do people choose to grow their own food?”
- A Water Use Efficiency Manual for Urban Food Gardeners (PDF)
- An Overview of the Edible Gardens Project Structure (PDF)
- An example of one of the Edible Gardens gardener’s Final Report (PDF)