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Help build a new Community Food Garden in Ivanhoe/Bellfield

We are working with Banyule City Council to assist in developing a new community garden next to the Bellfield Community Hall (corner of Oriel Road and Banksia Street, Bellfield). The Ivanhoe Community Food Garden (ICFG) has been based in Tate … Continue reading

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Looking for a new home

Members of the garden are saddened to discover that our community garden cannot continue at the current Tate Street site in Ivanhoe. The Uniting Church of Australia needs to sell the land to help repay it’s $56 million debt associated … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Workshop – grow your own vegies and fish

Interested in growing organic vegies and raising your own fish? Then this workshop is for you.  Find out about Aquaponic systems, what it is, benefits, how to set one up in your home. Sunday 17th November  2-4pm Ivanhoe Community Food … Continue reading

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New residents in the garden

We have some fantastic new inhabitants to look over our garden!  Take a look at the photos taken today and see if you can spot them. Our new friends are courtesy of the 10th Ivanhoe Cubs and they now are … 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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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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