Pop-up Collins Court

Starting tomorrow 11am the Collins Court Pop-up school Holiday activities. The garden days in the pop-up are below but there will be activities in the patch every day from 11am-12.30pm, its all FREE.

- 11am Tuesday 30th Sept the planting of the vegi patch
- 11am Friday 3rd Oct seedling giveaway and
- 11am Tuesday 7th Oct garden chalk drawing

Thanks to the Hobart City Council, Us (Urban Farming Tasmania) and Hobart Mum’s Network

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Pop-up Patch

We are doing a pop-up patch for the school holidays in Collins Court, Hobart CBD. There are activities each day but we have three main events:
- 11am Tuesday 30th Sept the planting of the
- 11am Friday 3rd Oct seedling giveaway and
- 11am Tuesday 7th Oct garden chalk drawing
Please join us, bring plants, friends and family. We will bring the seed bank, lots of chalk and plenty of fun! Thank you to the Hobart City Council for this opportunity!

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Spring events and City Pop-up Patches

Spring is a busy time we have 3 big events and 2 pop-up patches in the city, very exciting. Let us know is you would like to be involved or help!

30th September-14th October Pop-up Patch- Hobart 11-1pm we are doing a pop-up patch and lots of fun activities for the School Holidays in Hobart. come along to help, get involved and have some fun.

16th October Colony Share Market and workshops Celebrate World Food day and Anti-Poverty week! 432 Elizabeth St Hobart 10-2pm

18th October Fiesta Pop-up Patch Launceston 12noon-7pm We are building a pop-up patch for the Fiesta celebrations, yippppee

 

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Spring Events

We have plenty of spring events coming up. These are all free events and we will need plenty of helpers,  seeds, seedlings, plants and trees.

7th September Seed and Planting Day  We have pots, seeds and potting mix but we need you to help us put them together. This is a free event. It helps us grow lot of seedlings for our busy spring events!

10th October Pop-up Patch- Hobart 11-1pm we are doing a popup patch and lots of fun activities for the School Holidays in Hobart. come along to help, get involved and have some fun. What a great way to spend World Mental Health Day.

16th October Colony Share Market and workshops Celebrate World Food day and Anti-Poverty week! 432 Elizabeth St Hobart 10-2pm

18th October Fiesta Pop-up Patch Launceston 12noon-7pm We are building a pop-up patch for the Fiesta celebrations, yippppee

30th November Christmas Market and Share  A gathering of everyone to celebrate a wonderful year, come one come all

25th December Big Christmas lunch- Crowd Farming for 300 christmas lunches!

Grafting, seeds and knitting

August has been a great month with a Seed party in Launceston, seed bank boxes and knitted vegetables!

Grafting workshop Bracknell Sunday 31st August 11am

-visit Heather wonderful permaculture garden and learn to graft! taught by Nick and Heather. RSVP needed

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Seed party was held in Launceston 3rd August, a big thank you to all he helping hands big and small

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Donations to the Waterbridge Food Co-op, thank you please keep them coming!

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Seed banks boxes now available flat packed $30 each+postage, send an email to order

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Knitted vegetables, fantastic for the markets, little and big kids loves these. Try your hand
http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/food.php

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Seeds&News

July has been a busy month of fruit tree planting and seed collecting seeds. 15 new fruit trees and berry plants were planted at Colony 47. A big thank you to all the helping hands! The Colony garden is growing well with broad beans, garlic, potatoes and silver beet in abundance. We have also planted green manure to prepare the soil ready for lots of spring planting, tomatoes, corn, pumpkins….

August is the month of seed, grafting and permaculture skills

Seed Party Launceston 2pm 3rd August
– seed swapping, packaging and sharing ready for spring! All welcome and free. Bring any spare seeds, cuttings, plants even produce!

We can have a Seed party on the 17th August in Hobart on demand, please let us know if you are keen

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Grafting workshop Bracknell Sunday 31st August 11am

-visit Heather wonderful permaculture garden and learn to graft! taught by Nick and Heather. RSVP needed

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Later this year is the Colony Share Market 16th October for World Food Day and Anti-poverty Week

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And then The Big Christmas lunch with Colony 47. Help us crowd farm the fruit and vegetables for this wonderful events that feeds many people in need

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