Aug 152013
 

Local food-related events

Thanks to all who attended the AGM last Sunday. It was a good meeting and we look forward to joining with you in more local food activities.

Garden styles

Tuesday Aug 20. Diamond Valley library, 11am -12:30pm “Honouring the past while creating the future”. Review some of the known garden styles and potential futurist concepts and styles in gardens with Wild Gardener and Softscaper, Ruby Jane Stormer. Book on 9434 3809.

Establishing fruit trees in small yards

Find out more on Sunday Aug 25, 10:30am -12 noon, at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre, cnr Snugburg Way and Redding Rise, Epping.

Organic  Market Gardening Master Class

August 25 – 27 at Taranaki Farm. For all enquires, email hello@taranakifarm.com.au and to secure your place, Book here.

Taranaki Farm Tour and Small Farm Machinery Demonstration Day

August 24th, 11am – 3pm.

Build a no-dig veggie garden workshop

No-dig garden beds are an ideal way to create and develop gardens in areas where the soil is poor or compacted. The workshop will be at Edendale, Saturday 24 at both 2pm and 4pm, $20. Bookings required (BH): 9433 3711 or  edendale@nillumbik.vic.gov.au.

Food Swap idea

Olympic Village Veggie Swap are calling for 2 coordinators per swap each month.

Other food activities/information

Food forests

If you are interested in Food Forests, you may like to view this 10 minute film titled “30 year old food forest” in Queensland.The local permaculture blog may also be of interest.

Worm wicking one year on

This is a great article by John Ashworth at the SGA site, on how a worm wicking bed has worked for him.

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