Australasian Permaculture Convergence 2018 Bookings and Submissions open now

Convergence tickets

Register now for APC14 — find prices below for the convergence and accommodation options.

Get in quick to take advantage of our early-bird discount for the first 100 tickets.

Call for participation APC14

Would you like to be involved in APC, organise a workshop, make a presentation and give your contribution? We need you to make APC a great event! Submissions are now open.

The APC 14 organising committee extends an invitation to all permies, young and old, experienced and just starting out to share ideas, passions, experience, stories, creativity and commitment to a better world … CONTINUE READING

Christmas is Coming – what are your plans?

Will you be celebrating Christmas with Local Flavour this year?

With Christmas heading our way quickly the turkey orders are closed and ham orders are rolling in. We also have limited stocks of Sommerlad Chicken and Pastured Hillside Chicken available.

The farmers market is a great place to pick up quality local produce for your festive meals including meats, chutneys and other accompaniments, bread, vegetables and more. It’s also a great place to start looking for those local hamper items such as dried native herbs, a range of sauces and jams, herbal teas, cordials and garlic braids of course!

The … CONTINUE READING

Christmas Turkeys Sold Out

Just a quick notice that we’ve sold out of Christmas Turkeys, so if you haven’t had your order confirmed then there are three options:

  • Go on a waiting list in case someone cancels
  • Order a Pastured Chicken instead… These are $18/kg
  • We do have the very last of our Sommerlad Chickens in the freezer if you are after something smaller and super special (they are not being grown locally anymore) 🙁 These are $25/kg
  • Sorry!!!!!

     

    Caroola Farm @ Queanbeyan Farmers Markets this week

    We’ll be at the Queanbeyan Farmers Markets this week in Crawford Street – so, come on down and get your fresh and regional produce!

    Ready to eat food from Caroola this week is our fabulous Chicken Rissotto – at just $3 a cup this is great for a mid-afternoon snack for the kids or an entree if you are buying produce for dinner as well!

    We will have organic grass-fed beef, organic pasture pork plus Hillside Farm pastured chicken available – yum.

    The garlic braiding is in full swing, so get in now and stock up for the year – … CONTINUE READING

    Australasian Permaculture Convergence – April 2018 – Canberra

    Connecting all permaculturalists!

    The fourteenth Australasian Permaculture Convergence will be held in Canberra from 15-19 April 2018. The four day convergence kicks off with the ACT Permaculture Festival on Sunday 15 April 2018, at Canberra City Farm and then 4 days of connecting and learning at The Greenhills Centre in Cotter. Followed by tours, workshops and courses across South East NSW.

    Convergence attendees are expected to have completed a permaculture design course or equivalent, or to be participating … CONTINUE READING

    Canberra City Farm Open Day 19 November 2017

    Canberra City Farm Education Centre Open Day and Launch.

    Local community group Canberra City Farm is officially launching their education centre in Fyshwick as part of their Open Day being held on Sunday 19 November 2017.

    Canberra City Farm signed a 10-year licence agreement with the ACT Government in October 2015, to establish a community-run Education Centre at a site on Dairy Road in Fyshwick.

    “The Canberra City Farm Education Centre has demonstrations of how people can grow and enjoy healthy foods, it shows options for sustainable living, and it creates social events that bring the community together,” said Canberra … CONTINUE READING

    Are you loving the rain? We are!

    Spring is always great, moving away from the freezing overnight temperatures and basking in the sun, but a bit of rain to help give it a kick start is always a good thing.

    We’ve had small amounts of overnight rain in the past few weeks that the garden was thirsting for – yay! The Potatoes are taking off (no, not ready yet by a long shot, but we are mounding them), and this week we are planting out more pumpkin plus the tomatoes and basil!

    The garlic is busy throwing up scapes, which we harvest for two reasons:CONTINUE READING

    Queanbeyan Farmers Market Thursdays 3-6pm from 9 Nov

    NEW Queanbeyan Farmers Market

    Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Queanbeyan
    Commencing on the 9th of November
    Weekly on a Thursday, 3pm-6pm
    Crawford Street, Queanbeyan

    Southern Harvest is excited to announce it’s second truly regional farmers’ market for this area and Caroola Farm will be there, come on down and check it out!

    All market produce being sold will be grown or made by the stallholders selling it and within the local region.

    There will be a range of fresh vegetable, fruit, eggs, dairy, honey and meat producers; as well as value added products … CONTINUE READING

    Spring Harvest Boxes from Caroola Farm

    Our Harvest Boxes are back on the menu… Valued at $30 or $60 each

    If you would like to order a Harvest Box, please do so before 2pm on Fridays and let us know your best collection point. Unless otherwise specified, we’ll include a selection from seasonal produce (including but not limited to the list below)

    Heading past? Our produce is available for purchase 7 days a week- so stop on by for our range of seasonal produce, preserves, herbs and home made cool drinks.

    Harvest Boxes available by order before 2pm … CONTINUE READING

    Farm tour, good selection of meat and greens, greens, greens

    This week is Fair Food week and there are lots of activities on all across Australia – just one of them is the farm tour we are running on Saturday afternoon. It looks so far to be a small group, so there will be plenty of time for questions…

    As an extension of Fair Food week we encourage you all to join us for the Australian Food Sovereignty Convergence being held in Canberra this year on 23 and 24 October – … CONTINUE READING