Thursday, March 24, 2016

Incr-Edible Food Swap At Peppertree place Sat 2nd April

WORKSHOP @ 10.30am with Penny Woodward
Garlic is not just Garlic: how to know and grow your garlic!
Penny is a horticulturalist and author with a passion for edible plants.  Her latest book “Garlic, An organic guide to knowing, growing and using garlic” is, as you can imagine, all about garlic! We are very excited to have Penny share her knowledge about the complexities of the myriad of garlic cultivars and tips for choosing the best ones to grow in your garden and how to plant and harvest them. For more info about Penny’s work: www.pennywoodward.com.au or www.australiangarlic.net.au.  Her books will also be for sale.
To register text 0421 402 512 or email hsanghvi@kildonan.org.au $15 full / $10 concession.

Live Music at noonish with singer songwriter JADE ULANI
ALL DAY:
v HOME-GROWN PRODUCE SWAP TABLE with SEED SWAP
A place to share your garden's harvest, tips and questions.
v CLOTHES SWAP!
Give or take and refresh your wardrobe!
v POP-UP PEPPERTREE CAFE
Scrumptious freshly baked treats, coffee, teas and lunch served using fresh organic ingredients from the Peppertree community garden!
v VOLUNTEER-RUN NURSERY
REIKI and massage with Jo Massey

Thursday, March 17, 2016

CANCELLED - MFGN Social Friday 18th March

Sorry for the late notice but the MFGN Social scheduled for this Friday 18th March has been cancelled.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Visit an inspiring edible garden in Pascoe Vale and support the West Brunswick Community Garden


Gunyah, Karen Sutherland's inspiring, edible residential garden in suburban Pascoe Vale will be open to visit on the weekend of 19-20 March between 10am and 4pm.

Take the chance to visit Karen's home garden laboratory, with 200 edible and useful plants in an attractive Food Forest setting. Every space is utilized, with rooftop bees (honey for sale), Nature Strip garden, Aquaponics system and shade-loving edibles under trees. Lemon Myrtle, Babaco, Avocado, Strawberry Grapes, Carob and Finger Limes are some of the exotic plants on show. 

Talks are held throughout the day, food and drinks and many rare edible plants for sale. 

Moreland Community Gardening members and supporters will be volunteering at the garden to raise funds for the the West Brunswick Community Garden.

Where: 22 Lochinvar St, Pascoe Vale South. (Parking in adjoining street)
Email: info@opengardensvictoria.org.au

Friday, March 11, 2016

New: Brunswick Community Garden! Community meeting 24th March



The first meeting for the Brunswick Community Garden Working Group will be held at the Brunswick Neighbourhood House on Thursday 24th March at 4pm - 43a De Carle St, Brunswick.

It will be a casual meeting for anyone interested in being a part of the newly built community garden to meet, chat and share ideas. All welcome!

Please RSVP by either calling Nigel on 93869418 or emailing nigel.sydney@bnhc.vic.edu.au

Saturday, March 5, 2016

MFGN Quarterly Social- Friday 18th March 6.30



Unfortunately, this social has been cancelled.



Moreland Food Gardens Network (MFGN) quarterly social events are informal get-togethers for anyone interested in urban agriculture, local, sustainable and/or community-based food growing. Everyone is welcome. We hear from interesting speakers then talk with them and generally catch up on what's been happening, renew connections and make new ones.

For our next social on Friday 18th March between 6.30-8.30 pm we'll catch up on everyone's projects, share some summer abundance and our guest speaker will be Haiku Van Keuk. Haiku is a landscape architect who has been living and working on urban farming in Copenhagen, Denmark.

She's going to share some inspirational stories about the urban agriculture projects she's been involved with over there - a rooftop farm, a community garden and an entrepreneurial startup that creates gardens and runs workshops.
 Details

Location: West Brunswick Community Garden if its not raining. If it rains we'll relocate to Richard Lynch Centre, 27 Peacock St, West Brunswick. See google map here.


When: Friday 18th March from 6.30
Refreshments: BYO shareable food and drink
To RSVP or for more infomorelandfoodgardensnetwork@gmail.com
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