Urban foraging

Free Grow Grow Grow Your Own Workshop

Sunday 20 August 2017
3pm-5pm at Fullarton Park Centre, 411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton 5063 

Please register to attend by email to patwundersitz@gmail.com or phone 0407 608 345

Presenter: Kate Grigg – qualified horticulturalist and conservationist

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Kate has a large following across Australia through her Facebook groups, Foraging Australia and Mushroom Foragers of South Australia. Kate is consulted by many Australian chefs, professional and amateur foragers and people who want accurate identification of plants and fungi they have found. Kate regularly hosts events for councils, wineries and the food industry.

Meet in the park just outside the Rear Foyer entrance at 3pm. Please note that the workshop will involve walking around the grounds of Fullarton Park Community Centre.

Thanks to a generous Unley Council grant: FREE! If you have any excess produce to share, bring that too!

Creating an Edible Adelaide

Last year the Urban Sustainability team of the Adelaide & Mount Lofty Natural Resource Management Board convened a session on urban agriculture. They have recently published a Edible Adelaide report detailing the outcomes from this session including a map of local food initiatives. Moving forward the Urban Sustainability team is looking to work with and support community groups to further develop our urban food network. For more information see the Edible Adelaide site.

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Fruit trees: pruning, planting and diseases

Free Grow Grow Grow Your Own Workshop

Saturday 8 July 2017
1.30pm at Morrie Harrell Reserve, Ramage Street, Unley for a pruning demonstration

Please register at peter.croft@mmc.com.au or phone 0401 122 547 to ensure your place

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Pruning to create an espalier fruit tree

The Unley Council has generously agreed for a fruit tree at the Morrie Harrell Reserve to be pruned by Steven in the workshop. Then at 2.30pm, walk around the corner to Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur Street, Unley for afternoon tea and advice on selecting, planting, growing and harvesting fruit and nut trees. The workshop will be conducted by Steven Hoepfner, an experienced orchardist and local garden developer.

Electronic Recycling Australia

By Anne Bunning
Thought I’d let you know about Electronic Recycling Australia’s (ERA) bins (branded Unplug N’Drop) for anything vaguely electronic. There are 23 Unplug N Drop bins around metropolitan Adelaide, as well as several rural locations around SA.
Depositing all your electronic stuff is free and they really take anything from the batteries inside the radio to CDs, mobiles, cables, mouses, to the more obvious things like laptops and TVs. The best thing I saw were the insides of traffic lights – the arrows and the body shapes. The basic rule is – if it is domestic, plugs into a power point, uses a charger or is powered by battery ERA will take it.

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