ACFCGN annual general meeting Saturday 14 November 2009

Sydney regional community garden gathering and National Network AGM

  • Celebrating our gardens…
  • Celebrating our achievements…
  • Meet new gardeners…
  • See a new garden…
  • Meet new plants…
  • Meet network people from other states…

WHEN: Saturday 14 November 2009

WHERE: Carss Park Community Garden ­on the corner of Carlton Crescent and Carawar Avenue, Carss Park.

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ENQUIRIES: Fiona Campbell + Russ Grayson: info [at] communitygarden.org.au

We meet at the brand new Carss Park Community Garden on Sydney’s southside. The garden started only this year on what once was a bowling green, and is now under construction, including the strawbale classroom. Come and meet the gardeners.

Here’s the program…

Sydney gathering…

11:15-11:30 Arrive for morning tea

11:30-12:30 Welcome and check-in. A representative from each Sydney region community garden and others from the attending states tells us about their work and their achievements over the past year.

12:30-1:00 The Carss Park Community Garden crew take us on a tour of their new community garden, still under construction.

1:00-2:00 Join our shared lunch – bring food to share and plants and seeds to swap.

WORKSHOP SERIES 1

2:00-2:15

  1. National network communication – website, email discussion list and newsletter (Fiona Campbell + Russ Grayson)
  2. Sharing our adventures in garden pest managements – Rob Allsop (previously from Glovers Community Garden)
  3. Clucking about chooks in community gardens – Jane Mowbray (Glovers Community Garden).

WORKSHOP SERIES 2

2:45-3:30

  1. Growing a productive organic garden – Rebecca Chettleburgh (Albury-Wodonga)
  2. Working with local government – Russ Grayson
  3. Saving and propagating seeds in the garden – Emma Daniel (Randwick Organic Community Garden)
  4. Participatory design for community gardens – Aaron Sorensen (Illawarra community and school garden garden catalyst).

National network AGM…

Program details still to come – here is the draft program….

9:45am
Those interested in the National network arrive at Carss Park Community Garden

10:00-11:15
National network meeting

3:30-4:30
Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network AGM

  • presidents report
  • financial report
  • election of new board.

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