CALLING MELBOURNE’S BUDDING VEGGIE GROWERS | FareShare Food Charity

CALLING MELBOURNE’S BUDDING VEGGIE GROWERS

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Interested in growing food in Melbourne? Drop into FareShare Kitchen Garden, Abbotsford for our community open day on Saturday, October 15 (11am–2pm).

Here’s what we have in store on the big day:

11am – 2pm GUIDED TOURS with our regular volunteers (meet at the information stall)drone4web

11.00am  WORKSHOPS WITH Q&A:

Spring Gardening: what to plant and how with Jac Larsen

Sustainable Pest Management, home garden pest management with Sara Nour

11.30am OFFICIAL OPENING

12-1.15pm  TALKS

Urban land use, Pippa French, 3000 Acres

Urban food waste and recycling, ‘Food Know How’ program, Kathi Clark-Orsanic, City of Yarra, Urban Agriculture Facilitator

Food plant options for Melbourne, Dr Chris Williams, Melbourne University, Burnley

1.30pm WORKSHOPS REPEATED

All times subject to change – and weather! Follow us on Facebook for regular updates.

FareShare Kitchen Garden, Abbotsford, supported by RACV, grows veggies for the FareShare kitchen which cooks 5000 nutritious meals a day for the hungry and homeless. The garden is located on Lulie St between Victoria Park railway station and Vic Park oval.