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 →
Fair Food is Australia’s first feature length documentary about the issues facing our local producers, and the importance of having access to small, independent regional food distributors. View the film preview here.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with leading food advocates and participants from the film.
1 day old baby Light Sussex chickens. We started with 3 dozen in the incubator. 1 dozen got discarded due to being infertile eggs or not forming a proper embryo. So far we have 8 hatched and healthy, and a few more eggs we’ll give to the end of the day…
Summer 2013, what can I say, huge exposure to external influences, including bushfire and lots of rain, but continued planning and a solid and exciting way forward!
Water, as any permaculture designer will attest, is one of the most important issues for designing a productive system. Suffice to say the water situation at Caroola needed improving. Whist rainwater runs freely into tanks, the capacity and pressure is not enough to service future stock, tree and garden needs. There is a water easement to the nearby Mulloon Creek and an unequipped bore as well, but working … CONTINUE READING →
The last few months of 2012 at ‘Caroola’ were a hive of activity, with many visitors taking the opportunity to help out along the way…
After deciding I needed to take the ‘planning’ approach, rather than just diving head on in to activities around the house and on the farm, I engaged Cam Wilson to look at overall farm design for me. So a fair bit of time was spent collating information, thinking about my objectives and measuring areas.
In between times, the focus was on sorting out inside the house in order to accommodate the family. … CONTINUE READING →