CERES urban agriculture micro-business tour

 
When:
November 9, 2019 @ 09:30 – 16:00
2019-11-09T09:30:00+11:00
2019-11-09T16:00:00+11:00
Where:
CERES
Stewart St & Roberts St
Brunswick East VIC 3057
Australia
Cost:
$90
Contact:
CERES
9389 0100

What you will learn:

  • Ins and outs of running an urban agriculture businesses.
  • Crop planning, selling and marketing, tools, business models.
  • Growing crops and mushrooms, harvesting, troubleshooting.

You will visit three urban agriculture businesses:

  • Spoke & Spade in Heidelberg. Sim sells veggie boxes through a regular subscription and delivers some on a bike. The visit will include a tool demonstration.
  • Streetle Street market garden is an urban farm with two locations: Thornbury and Fairfield. Co-farmed by Lucille and Pippa, it provides local people with weekly boxes of fresh, locally grown vegetables. The visit will include a harvesting and packing demonstration.
  • The Mushroomery is a micro mushroom farm in Brunswick. Buttons supplies two restaurants and a farm gate with oyster mushrooms. The visit will include a hands-on experience of preparing a mushroom bucket for growing.

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