Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Yarra Urban Agriculture Extravaganza - Sat 4th August (Fitzroy)

It’s FITZROY URBAN HARVEST this Saturday 4th August – but it's not just our monthly SWAP day, it's also Yarra URBAN AGRICULTURE EXTRAVAGANZA day!

The swap will be at the usual place and time, 
When: 10am -12.15 
Where: Smith Reserve, Alexander Pde (next to Fitzroy Pool)

Then from 2pm-3.30pm at Fitzroy Town Hall (cnr Napier /Moor Sts) there's a free hands-on workshop on ‘how to build a street planterbox foodgarden' with Yarra’s URBAN AGRICULTURE FACILITATOR, Peter Huff.

and to top it all off, at 5pm there will be SOUP AND SCREENING - enjoy delicious free soup and inspiring short film MAGIC HARVEST at Kindness House, 288 Brunswick Street - BYO cup/mug & keen-to-garden neighbours, .......and hear more from City of Yarra’s Urban Ag Facilitator Peter Huff on getting together with your neighbours to set up a street planterbox foodgarden.

MAGIC HARVEST tells the story of a backyard revolution that is developing in South Australia. Inspired by the book, One Magic Square (Wakefield Press, 2009) where Lolo Houbein shares her vision for Australian suburbs to become productive once more. Running time 26 mins.

For more info please call Peta on 0411899618 or email peta@cultivatingcommunity.org.au
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