SATURDAY 9TH NOVEMBER
Certified Demeter Bio-Dynamic In-Conversion. Fresh seasonal produce grown to the Australian Standards for Organic and Bio-Dynamic Produce. We are committed to building healthy soil so that we can produce healthy food for you.
Saturday 9th November
1.45pm for a 2pm start.
Parking on site, come in the first gate.
Farm tour with owners, Ada and Pat, then communal afternoon tea then optional working bee. Working bee will depend on the farm activities but could include transplanting, mulching, trellising etc. BYO gloves, rest of equipment supplied.
BYO afternoon tea supplies. The site is basic, Ada and Pat are living in a caravan with two
small children. So there will be no fancy tea and coffee facilities! Composting toilet.
There will also have some seedlings available from their nursery – mostly open pollinated except a few varieties that are hybrid seed due to yield, faster ripening and in one instance flavour.
Ada would like an idea of numbers so we ask that participants register via firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the address and directions.
Look forward to seeing you there!
With all the excess grass growth, this is a perfect time to make compost for your garden. Learn what it does for the soil and how to make it.
There will be an opportunity to test the pH of your soil so bring some small samples.
Wednesday 23rd October 6.30 to 8pm at the SAC on the Causeway.
Seedbank open for withdrawals/deposits. Ideal time to grab some seed!
Back by popular demand! Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga will again screen the film “Seed, the Untold Story”.
Our previous event featuring this film (two years ago) was very popular. Come along if you missed it or to watch again!
When: Thursday 22 August, 6:30pm start for film screening, at the Sustainable Activity Centre, on the Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga. Map.
We will also have our Annual General Meeting before the film and members can access the seed bank. Continue reading
Community Farm Visit, 3 May
Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga will visit this large organic market garden that produces vegetables and herbs not readily available locally. Tilak will lead the tour showing us how the multicultural gardeners save seeds and market their organic produce direct from the community garden.
When: Friday 3 May, 10am – 11:30am
Where: Bhutanese Community Farm, 150 metres off Lemke Rd, Gateway Island, Wodonga. View on google maps.
Free event but RSVP required by 3pm, Thursday 2 May. Please email email@example.com if you plan to attend. Continue reading
A chance to access the seed bank this Saturday
When: Sat 27 April, 10am – 11:30am
Where: Sustainable Activity Centre, Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga. Map.
A reminder that we’ll have the seed bank available for Seed Savers members this Saturday. Continue reading
Pollinators session at the Bungam Community garden, 7 April.
Find out more about the pollinator insects in your garden at this workshop. Australia has lots of wild pollinator insects that are often overlooked.
When: Sunday 7 April, 2pm – 3pm
Where: Bungam Community Garden,
605 Englehardt St, Albury. View map. Continue reading
Our 2019 events listing
Keen to get some Seed Savers events and dates in your diary? Our steering group have assembled a calendar of events for this year. You can grab your copy by clicking to view it as a PDF.
As always, we’ll send more details about each event to members and those on our email list (join it here) in the lead up to individual events.
And we’ll let you know if we add any additional events, of course!
Along with lots of other local community groups and organisations we also list our events on the Ecoportal.net.au website.
Our first gathering for 2019
Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga’s first gathering of the year, with a focus on selecting, cleaning and storing seed.
Tips on how to save seed (including those of your favourite tomato) for the best results, along with an opportunity to clean and deposit seed that you’ve collected. Plus access to the seed bank.
Come along on 29 Nov 2018 from 7pm
Our next gathering is Thursday 29th November, 7pm – 8:30pm, at the Sustainable Activity Centre, Wodonga.
Summer presents a real challenge for growing vegetables in our hot, dry climate.
Come along for a brief presentation about surviving summer. Then share some ideas about how to combat the heat, the dry and the (fruit) fly. Continue reading