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events and workshops

Masters Sausage Sizzle: Raising funds for the garden

Members of the garden are running a sausage sizzle this coming Sunday (Sept 15) to raise funds for our garden.  As well as sausages there will be a selection of homemade cakes on offer.  Please come down and support us. … Continue reading

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Opening the Garden Gate

Well it has been almost two weeks since our first open day at the garden. We had a wonderful afternoon and from the feedback we think you did too!  Over fifty people attended, including many first-timers who have decided to … Continue reading

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Open Day

The garden gate will be open on Saturday July 27 from 1.00 – 4.00 pm as we welcome members of the community to visit our garden in Ivanhoe. We have lots of fun activities planned including: 1.00 pm  Sausage sizzle … Continue reading

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Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

A fruit tree pruning workshop  is being held  at Ivanhoe Community Food Garden. Date & Time:        ·       Saturday 6th July ·       9:30am-10am:   cleaning our tools ·       10am-12pm:       fruit tree pruning   The workshop will be taken by Alida McKern, a founding member … Continue reading

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Food Forest Tour: Looking at Permaculture Principles

In the second part of our permaculture series, Angie O’Connor will be giving a guided tour around our food forest on May 11, showing and explaining Permaculture principles at work. The first session held on April 20 was a detailed … Continue reading

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Permaculture Workshop

The Ivanhoe Community Food Garden is hosting a permaculture workshop in the garden on Saturday April 20 from 2 – 4 pm.  Angie O’Connor will explain the principles of permaculture and give a guided tour around our food forest to … Continue reading

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Propagating from cuttings made simple

Last Saturday, Robin from Sustainable Macleod volunteered her time and shared her expertise on propagating at the garden.  Enthusiastic gardeners gathered around the table to learn how to successfully propagate from cuttings.  The hands-on workshop was very informative as Robin … Continue reading

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