OOOOBY EATS // AT ALFIE'S KITCHEN
Jun
25
12:00 pm12:00

OOOOBY EATS // AT ALFIE'S KITCHEN

  • Secret Warehouse - Sydney

Alfie's Kitchen has teamed up with Ooooby to bring you Ooooby Eats. This month we will be having a plant based share style lunch, showcasing the produce from Pocket City Farms. It will be an afternoon of jazz tunes by Olive Diaz, native drinks by Trolley'd and a cooking demo from Alfie's chef Joey Astorga, who will run through the techniques to use your Ooooby produce.

SMALL SPACE EDIBLE GARDENING
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

SMALL SPACE EDIBLE GARDENING

  • Camperdown Commons

This workshop will teach you the skills you need to design, set up and maintain your own organic small space garden regardless of space or experience. You'll learn how to create and maintain healthy organic soil, understand the needs of plants, and how to work them into a space together to create a productive edible garden. 

CROP SWAP // JULY
Jul
15
9:30 am09:30

CROP SWAP // JULY

  • Camperdown Commons

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community!Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

Jul
22
10:00 am10:00

SEED RAISING + PROPAGATION

This workshop will get you skilled up in the art of growing your own seedlings from seed and plant propagation. You’ll gain first-hand experience and knowledge in seed selection, the when and how of harvesting and storing seeds, along with the growing mediums and techniques to germinate and grow your seeds. You'll also learn how to propagate from cuttings. 

THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN
Aug
5
10:00 am10:00

THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN

  • Camperdown Commons

This workshop will teach you the background of our Australian native bush tucker, how to identify species, as well as how to grow, care for, propagate and harvest bush foods. You'll also have the chance to taste test some of our local species and learn how to use them in your cooking or for medicinal use at home.

CROP SWAP // AUGUST
Aug
12
9:30 am09:30

CROP SWAP // AUGUST

  • Camperdown Commons

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community!Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
Sep
30
10:00 am10:00

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING

  • Camperdown Commons

This workshop will teach you all you need to know keeping native stingless bees. Learn about the structure and construction of a nest, view an interactive demonstration and discussion of a 'split/propagation' and  'honey harvest', discover how to split/propagate a hive, find out how and when to harvest honey, and last but not least, take the opportunity to taste honey and take some home.

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
Dec
9
10:00 am10:00

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING

  • Camperdown Commons

This workshop will teach you all you need to know keeping native stingless bees. Learn about the structure and construction of a nest, view an interactive demonstration and discussion of a 'split/propagation' and  'honey harvest', discover how to split/propagate a hive, find out how and when to harvest honey, and last but not least, take the opportunity to taste honey and take some home.


URBAN FARM TOUR
Jun
24
3:00 pm15:00

URBAN FARM TOUR

  • Camperdown Commons

Take a tour of Pocket City Farm’s first Sydney urban farm. We’ll guide you through why we’re farming in the city, the benefits of urban farming, our daily operations and farming methods, and take a walk through the different areas of the farm. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

LITTLE FARMERS // A FARM HOUR
Jun
24
1:30 pm13:30

LITTLE FARMERS // A FARM HOUR

  • Camperdown Commons

An hour of fun on the farm to celebrate our first birthday! We’ll take a little walk in the market garden to talk about seasonal food growing and harvest some herbs to make drinks with. Then we’ll plant some winter seedlings and harvest some worm wee to take home to water them with. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

HOW TO: COMPOST
Jun
24
1:00 pm13:00

HOW TO: COMPOST

  • Camperdown Commons

Compost is an essential building block for our vegie gardens and soil, and the perfect way to keep food scraps from landfill. In this family-friendly session we’ll build a compost ‘lasagne’ and learn about the ingredients of a good compost pile. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

URBAN FARM TOUR
Jun
24
12:00 pm12:00

URBAN FARM TOUR

  • Camperdown Commons

Take a tour of Pocket City Farm’s first Sydney urban farm. We’ll guide you through why we’re farming in the city, the benefits of urban farming, our daily operations and farming methods, and take a walk through the different areas of the farm. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

DIY SEED BALLS
Jun
24
11:00 am11:00

DIY SEED BALLS

  • Camperdown Commons

Seed balls are little balls of soil, clay and seeds – a great way to spread seeds of beneficial flowers around, and they’re great fun to make! Join us for a family-friendly session of hands-on seed ball making, to take home and spread around your neighbourhood. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING TALK
Jun
24
10:30 am10:30

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING TALK

  • Camperdown Commons

Keeping native stingless bees at home is a simple way to help boost pollination and production in your vegie patch, and contributes to the conservation of indigenous biodiversity by encouraging and protecting native bees in Sydney's urban environment. Join us for an intro session to keeping native stingless bees at home with a short introductory talk and Q&A with Dan Smailes from Sydney Native Bees and a look at our own Pocket City Farms hive. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

HOW TO: WORM FARM
Jun
24
10:00 am10:00

HOW TO: WORM FARM

  • Camperdown Commons

Worm farms are a wonderful way to turn your food scraps at home into good food for your garden. Join us for a session of learning all about these amazing little critters, how to keep them at home and how to use the wonderful worm castings and wee. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

LITTLE FARMERS // A FARM HOUR
Jun
24
9:30 am09:30

LITTLE FARMERS // A FARM HOUR

  • Camperdown Commons

An hour of fun on the farm to celebrate our first birthday! We’ll take a little walk in the market garden to talk about seasonal food growing and harvest some herbs to make drinks with. Then we’ll plant some winter seedlings and harvest some worm wee to take home to water them with. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

URBAN FARM TOUR
Jun
24
9:00 am09:00

URBAN FARM TOUR

  • Camperdown Commons

Take a tour of Pocket City Farm’s first Sydney urban farm. We’ll guide you through why we’re farming in the city, the benefits of urban farming, our daily operations and farming methods, and take a walk through the different areas of the farm. // FREE - Come celebrate our first birthday with us!

CROP SWAP // JUNE
Jun
17
9:30 am09:30

CROP SWAP // JUNE

  • Camperdown Commons

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community! Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

NATURAL INDIGO SUNDAY SOCIAL
May
21
2:00 pm14:00

NATURAL INDIGO SUNDAY SOCIAL

  • Camperdown Commons

Indigo is the colour of wisdom, clarity, and deep inner knowing. Join us for a Sunday afternoon session as we share in the brilliant hues of one of the oldest natural plant dyes in the world, indigo dyeing, which has an alchemy and process especially unique to this 'queen plant'. 

CROP SWAP // MAY
May
20
9:30 am09:30

CROP SWAP // MAY

  • Camperdown Commons

Visit us for our monthly swap with Crop Swap Sydney and share your home-grown and homemade goodies with others in the community! Bring homegrown fruit, veggies, herbs, preserves, honey, eggs, seeds, edible plants, gardening goods or any other homemade treats you have to spare.

BUILDING SOIL
May
13
10:00 am10:00

BUILDING SOIL

  • Camperdown Commons

This workshop will guide you through the basics of healthy soil, from pH to microbes and fungi. You will learn simple techniques to create and maintain a healthy compost system at home, and how to choose the best system for your available space and time, how to recognise and build good soil and the link it creates in your garden and health.