Friday, February 16, 2018

Grow Your Own Way gardening course at West Brunswick Community Garden

You're invited to join a comprehensive gardening course at West Brunswick Community Garden!

Build confidence around growing your own food in a working community garden with others in your local community.

The course, starting in March, will run over 16 weeks, with 8 sessions of 2 hours. Each session will focus on a different part of creating good gardening practices. Our trainer Elspeth Brock is a well known educator, horticulturalist and permaculture practitioner who has run courses in Moreland at other gardens.

The sessions will cover:
  • soil prep, good planting practices and planning
  • seed raising and propagation
  • companion planting and layering
  • watering, weeding, layering, mulching, staking, liquid feeding and all the little things
  • compost and creating ongoing good soil
  • pest control and management
  • harvesting
  • cooking, rejuvenating beds, ongoing planting, rotation cropping 
Best of all as this is our introductory course we are offering the whole course, 8 sessions, for $80! Places are limited, we only have a few left and we want to fill them up to make the most of this.

Check out the details, dates and sign up here

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If you have any questions, please contact

Sunday, February 11, 2018

CERES Harvest Festival 2018

Celebrating and giving thanks to the good earth, our farmers and the cycle of the seasons.

Come and celebrate at the CERES Harvest Festival on Saturday 24th March 2018.

CERES Harvest Festival offers a range of entertainment with live music, cultural performances, free workshops, animal displays, giant veggie growing competition and kids activities. All this alongside food and craft stalls from our most loved local merchants.

Bring your whole family along to the Harvest Festival celebrations. 

Saturday 24th March 2018
CERES Community Environment Park
Cnr Roberts and Stewart Streets, Brunswick East.

A little bit of country right here in the city.  

Entry is $5, Kids are free. All proceeds go towards keeping CERES awesome.

For more information contact 9389 0100 or visit

Paul Hawken: 100 Solutions to reverse global warming

CERES, Moreland City Council and MEFL are proud to present Paul Hawken: 100 Solutions to reverse global warming.

At this event, Paul will talk about his latest book Drawdown, the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. 

Project Drawdown gathered a qualified and diverse group of researchers from around the world to identify, research, and model the 100 most substantive, existing solutions to address climate change.

Friday 23rd February 2018

6:15pm - 9:30pm

Coburg Town Hall
90 Bell Street, Coburg, VIC 3058

Doors open at 6:15pm. 

Food and drink available from 6:15pm.
The speaking event starts at 7pm.

This is a ticketed event:
$27 - Full Fee
$16 - Concession

For more information and to book a ticket
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