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Community Gardens Australia National Gathering 2022

CERES, Stewart St & Roberts St, Brunswick East VIC 3057
  • Event date:
    05/11/2022 at 8:30 am
  • Event end:
    06/11/2022 at 4:00 pm

You are invited to join the National Gathering for Community Gardens Australia on the weekend of November 5-6, 2022. The event will be held at CERES Community Environment Park and selected community gardens in Melbourne’s inner suburbs.

The theme for this year’s National Gathering is…

… ‘Big Community – Local and International Perspectives on Community Gardens’.

DAY 1 – Saturday 5th November – Conference at CERES 
$100 General Admission/$80 Concession

Presentations

  • from international speakers, including Pamela Warhurst who helped establish the Incredible Edible local food project in Yorkshire, UK, a local response to global concerns over climate change, food sustainability and community change
  • from Community Gardens Australia President, Naomi Lacey, on what she has learned from her Churchill Fellowship travels overseas and others.

Discussion panels
With regional experts in community gardening, sustainability and food networks.

Workshops
Tours of CERES’ gardens and their bicycle workshop, The Bike Shed, will be on offer alongside workshops in gardening methods and governance.

Community Gardens Awards
We’ll present the winners of our inaugural awards that champion all the amazing volunteers in gardens around the country.

Food
Fully catered morning tea, lunch, drinks and nibbles on the lawn (following day one’s proceedings) are included in the ticket price.

Join community gardeners from around Australia at the first national gathering of the sector in five years.

Online engagement will also be available through streamed sessions, moderated breakout, and discussion rooms.

Online tickets
$15 for members/$25 for non-members

DAY 2 – Sunday 6th November – Community Garden tour

On day two, guests will be treated to a tour of Melbourne’s inner north community gardens, followed by a Long Lunch at Oakhill Food Justice Farm, catered by The East African Sisters. Spots for this event are strictly limited, so book now to avoid disappointment!

The itinerary for the day will include:

  1. Ecological Justice Hub — 4-6 Michael St Brunswick — 10 am start
  2. West Brunswick Community Garden and Food Forest — 49 Everett St Brunswick West
  3. SEEDS Communal Garden — 331 Albert St Brunswick
  4. Oakhill Food Justice Farm — 233 Tyler St Preston — lunch will be served here
  5. Fawkner Food Bowls — corner Creedon &, Lorne St Fawkner — 4 pm Finish.

Online tickets
$65 general admission/$55 concession.

Tickets include transport by a chartered bus and a fully catered lunch.

Bookings:
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