CROP SWAP // JULY
Jul
27
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // JULY

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.

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SMALL SPACE VEGGIE GARDENING
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

SMALL SPACE VEGGIE GARDENING

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.  

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FARM CHATS // WINE
Aug
7
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // WINE

August Farm Chats we are focusing on wine. We’ll introduce you to a panel of folk working in wine, from grape growing, to producing and selling. There is a lot of discussion about local, natural, and organic wines - join the chat to hear from a few people who are working in the field, along with the triumphs, challenges and stories of growing and making wine.

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THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

THE BUSH TUCKER GARDEN

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.

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CROP SWAP // AUGUST
Aug
24
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // AUGUST

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.

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COOKING WITH THE SEASONS
Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

COOKING WITH THE SEASONS

In this workshop, you will learn the health benefits of plant based eating, how to prepare three different plant-based seasonal dishes, and how to cook with lentils, beans, chickpeas, tofu and whole-grains. The dishes will incorporate vegetables freshly harvested from our farm. These fresh and plant based foods are packed with nutrients, simple to prepare, and super tasty. Food that is good for our bodies doesn’t need to be complicated, expensive, or restrictive. It is actually a celebration of what is growing now! 

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WOODEN SPOON CARVING
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

WOODEN SPOON CARVING

Back by popular demand is the Spoon master himself! A day spoon carving with Spoonsmith is an unhurried and mellow experience where you learn to use the tools of the trade in a safe and effective way. This workshop will guide you through the stages of axe work, knife work and hollowing out the bowl (that exciting part of the day when the spoon emerges). Learn about sourcing sustainable materials, the basics of traditional tool use, and how to safely turn a log into your favourite wooden utensil. Everyone starts with a log of sustainably sourced native timber and ends up with a spoon or two! And all the shavings will be composted at our farm.

 

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THE HAND CARVED KITCHEN
Sep
15
10:30 AM10:30

THE HAND CARVED KITCHEN

Learn an age-old craft and discover the sense of meditation and slowness to be found in whittling life's essential objects. This workshop will guide you through the stages of axe work and knife work. Learn about sourcing sustainable materials, the basics of traditional tool use, and how to safely turn a log into your favourite wooden utensil. Everyone starts with a log of sustainably sourced native timber and ends up with a utensil or two! And all the shavings will be composted at our farm.

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CROP SWAP // SEPTEMBER
Sep
21
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // SEPTEMBER

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.

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NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

NATIVE STINGLESS BEEKEEPING

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.

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KIDS SEED RAISING + PAPER POT MAKING
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

KIDS SEED RAISING + PAPER POT MAKING

This kids workshop with the Pocket City Farms team will get little farmers started in the art of making their own paper pots and growing their own seedlings. In this fun hands-on session they’ll learn the best tricks for growing before heading home with their seedlings to get your family patch growing.

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NATURAL DYEING
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

NATURAL DYEING

Join Samorn Sanixay to explore the beauty of natural dyeing. You will begin the class with a stroll around the farm to forage, gather and learn about the history of this beautiful ancient tradition as well as the methods used when collecting seasonal, local plants to make homemade dyes.

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CROP SWAP // OCTOBER
Oct
19
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // OCTOBER

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.

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TRADITIONAL WEAVING
Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

TRADITIONAL WEAVING

Taking things right back to basics, 'Wildcraft Australia' teaches the skills necessary to go into the wilderness and draw all of your needs from nature. Join them on the farm for this workshop where you will learn the traditional Indigenous art of coil basket weaving. 

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SMALL SPACE VEGGIE GARDENING
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

SMALL SPACE VEGGIE GARDENING

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.  

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CROP SWAP // NOVEMBER
Nov
16
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // NOVEMBER

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.

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CROP SWAP // DECEMBER
Dec
14
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // DECEMBER

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.

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WINTER SOLSTICE LANTERN FARM WALK // FARM OPEN DAY
Jun
22
4:30 PM16:30

WINTER SOLSTICE LANTERN FARM WALK // FARM OPEN DAY

Join us on our Farm Open Day to celebrate the winter solstice and the turning of the seasons with our family-friendly lantern-making session. We’ll gather to craft paper lanterns and then light them up as the sun sets for a ceremony and twilight nature walk through the farm on the longest night of the year.

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FARM OPEN DAY
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

FARM OPEN DAY

Ever wondered exactly what we do? How to get involved? How you can support the local food and urban farming movement? Join our team for a farm open day on the winter solstice, to find out more about what Pocket City Farms does, and the many, many ways you can get involved on your local community urban farm!

Join a workshop, crop swap, farm tour, the winter solstice lantern farm walk, share a meal at the pot luck dinner, or simply come by our stall to chat to us about community and education programs, or to pick up some veg.

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DEHYDRATING FOOD
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

DEHYDRATING FOOD

Did you know that dehydrating is the oldest method of food preservation? Dried fruits, spices, herbs, teas, vegetable chips, jerky and soup mixes are all made using this age-old technique, and can easily be made at home for a fraction of the store-bought price (especially if you grow your own!). Come to this comprehensive and hands on workshop, where you will cover the basics required to dry products at home for your pleasure!

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FARM CHATS // YOUNG FARMERS
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // YOUNG FARMERS

May Farm Chats we are focussing on Young Farmers again! We’ll introduce you to four young people who have found a career and life in agriculture, wether by starting their own businesses or working for other farmers. There is loads of talk about the rising average age of farmers and the need to bring more young people into agriculture - join the chat to hear from a few people who are making it work.

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CREATURE GARDENS
Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

CREATURE GARDENS

In this hands-on workshop, kids will have the opportunity to create their own living play garden filled with edible plants and natural materials along with bunnies, chicks, fairies, dinosaurs and other miniature creatures. Children will take home their own creations to continue the magic and fun interactive play at home.

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CROP SWAP // APRIL
Apr
6
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // APRIL

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.

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FARM CHATS // GARDENS AS THERAPY
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

FARM CHATS // GARDENS AS THERAPY

We’ve all heard the latest about the benefits of being outside with our hands in the soil, and there is a growing movement for ’Therapeutic Horticulture around Australia and the globe.  We are gathering a panel of horticulturalists, researchers and community workers to chat about their experiences, the relevant research, and the incredible programs they run around Sydney.

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THE HAND CARVED KITCHEN
Mar
17
10:30 AM10:30

THE HAND CARVED KITCHEN

Learn an age-old craft and discover the sense of meditation and slowness to be found in whittling life's essential objects. This workshop will guide you through the stages of axe work and knife work. Learn about sourcing sustainable materials, the basics of traditional tool use, and how to safely turn a log into your favourite wooden utensil. Everyone starts with a log of sustainably sourced native timber and ends up with a utensil or two! And all the shavings will be composted at our farm.

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WOODEN SPOON CARVING
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

WOODEN SPOON CARVING

Back by popular demand is the Spoon master himself! A day spoon carving with Spoonsmith is an unhurried and mellow experience where you learn to use the tools of the trade in a safe and effective way. This workshop will guide you through the stages of axe work, knife work and hollowing out the bowl (that exciting part of the day when the spoon emerges). Learn about sourcing sustainable materials, the basics of traditional tool use, and how to safely turn a log into your favourite wooden utensil. Everyone starts with a log of sustainably sourced native timber and ends up with a spoon or two! And all the shavings will be composted at our farm.

 

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CROP SWAP // MARCH
Mar
9
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // MARCH

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.

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TRADITIONAL WEAVING
Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

TRADITIONAL WEAVING

Taking things right back to basics, 'Wildcraft Australia' teaches the skills necessary to go into the wilderness and draw all of your needs from nature. Join them on the farm for this workshop where you will learn the traditional Indigenous art of coil basket weaving. 

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CROP SWAP // FEBRUARY
Feb
9
9:30 AM09:30

CROP SWAP // FEBRUARY

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.

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