The clever volunteers from Habitat in Harmony Community Garden have just installed a tomato enclosure to prevent fruit fly. The tomato house in our community garden is now complete and is already showing the benefits. The 4 varieties of tomato are flourishing I.e. Roma, ox heart, grosse lisse, and pineapple tomato. Several capsicum plants are […]
Are you looking for a ecofriendly solution to plastic? Come along and discover the art of making beeswax wraps, a versatile food wrap system that keeps food fresher for longer. Made from natural ingredients the wraps are reusable, toxic free, water resistant and eliminate waste. So throw away the plastic food wrap and join us. […]
Back due to popular demand is a BNC’s Fermenting Workshop! Chris will be back to teach you all about the health benefits and taste sensations of fermented foods. This is a beginners class which will suit those who are new to fermenting and those who have some experience. Includes 3 Hour workshop, morning tea, taste […]
Something a little unusual from our community garden – purple podded peas! Do you remember gathering around a table to help your folks shell peas for dinner? This is something that happens less and less these days, with few people growing peas for shelling- especially seeing that they are so readily available in supermarkets, at […]
Ever dreamed of turning your backyard into a giant garden? Get inspired and rip up that turf! Lachie from Tree Frog Permaculture will share with you how to make a food-oasis, on a big or small property. Design your own backyard garden of Eden. The urban food forest is a sustainable long term food producing […]
Want to grow fresh leafy herbs and veggies at your back door, with minimum effort? Try Aquaponics! Lake Macquarie Landcare are running this great introductory course. Learn how to grow fish and veggies in your backyard all year round. You will learn the principles of aquaponics and the different options for starting your own. NOTE […]
Habitat in Harmony Community garden is starting regular working bees in our native habitat. All are welcome to come and lend a hand! 1st Friday of the month, starting at 9am – 1pm, meeting in the garden for morning tea. Thanks to Landcare for their continued support! Call us on 4947 0031 for more information.
Monday 23rd November 10.30am – 1pm $35 per person, including morning tea. Bookings essential! 4947 0031 This workshop will cover fermenting concepts in more depth, and include lesser known, unusual ferments which you can make at home. Prior fermenting experience is recommended to get the most out of this workshop. Recipes include Gundru, lacto fermented […]
Thursday 5th November, 10am-1pm, $35 p/p Bookings essential on 49470031 This workshop will explore how to make your own fermented beverages and health tonics at home, filled with healthful probiotics to support a healthy gut. Using simple and natural ingredients & techniques, recipes covered will include Water Kefir, Milk Kefir, Kombucha and Beetroot Kvass. Some […]
With thanks to a state government grant we will be building a multipurpose room in our community garden! It’s early days yet, but stay tuned to our facebook for more updates as they occur.