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Permaculture – education for life!

By | 2017-08-01T16:31:52+00:00 27 July, 2017|business, courses, eating seasonally, general news|

What is permaculture and how can it change your life?

Permaculture is a design science for living systems – it is far from just gardening. Permaculture can be used in all aspects of your life and work and immersing yourself into a 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is “one of the most life-changing experiences” […]

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Fireside gathering to connect local food community

By | 2017-07-25T13:25:44+00:00 25 July, 2017|business, general news|

Join us at a fireside gathering to connect with people and businesses who are passionate about growing our local food community.  Southern Harvest has achieved a lot in the last 12 months to help local farmers and small food business owners connect with each other and with more consumers, and we need your help to […]

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Seeking expressions of interest for a new farmers market in Queanbeyan

By | 2017-09-21T07:00:23+00:00 11 July, 2017|business, farmers market, general news|

Plans are under way for a Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Queanbeyan to begin in late October this year.  The new farmers market will showcase locally grown and made food and will help local farmers and local small food businesses earn more income locally, develop new income streams and provide opportunities for food start ups.

The […]

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Mentoring scholarships for 100 female entreprenuers

By | 2017-07-04T09:40:12+00:00 4 July, 2017|business, general news|

Inspiring Rare Birds is providing 100 scholarships for emerging or established female entrepreneurs throughout Australia to embark on a mentorship with a high calibre mentor. These scholarships are for women who are regionally, rurally or remotely located; of Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent; migrant or refugees; or socio-economically disadvantaged.

Mentoring is a proven form of […]

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New Pilot Program – The Kitchen & Garden program for children who love to grow and cook

By | 2017-06-21T07:04:20+00:00 21 June, 2017|courses, eating seasonally, general news|

By popular demand, Aeoncademy are introducing a new program to help children learn to cook and are asking for donations of cooking and gardening equipment.

Aeoncademy’s Sparks (ages 4-7) have been really enjoying participating in a World Cooking program for awhile now, much to the jealousy of many of the older children who want to participate […]

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Spotlight on Bungendore businesses supporting events and conferences

By | 2017-06-21T06:44:17+00:00 20 June, 2017|business, general news|

A report is being prepared to demonstrate Bungendore’s potential as an event and conference destination.  Local businesses that are capable of supporting such events should provide the requested details to Executive Events Solutions as soon as possible.

Executive Events Solutions has been contracted by the QPRC to compile a event planner document to showcase and advertise […]

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South Coast Field Days applications open

By | 2017-06-20T20:53:45+00:00 20 June, 2017|business, general news|

South Coast Field Days, a celebration of Traditional Skills and Useful Crafts, will be held on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September at the Cobargo Show Grounds.

The organisers are now taking registrations for stall holders and workshop presenters.

Please visit the South Coast Field Days website to finalise your expression of interest.

We are […]

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Truffles events near Canberra

By | 2017-06-21T08:03:21+00:00 20 June, 2017|eating seasonally, general news|

Each year from June to August events are held across the Canberra region showcasing local fresh Black Winter Truffle.

These are some of our favourite truffle events:

Le Tres Bon, Bungendore

TRUFFLE IS ON THE MENU every day throughout the the local truffle season.

COOKING CLASS & LUNCH – 22 July – $150PP – Chestnut and truffle velouté – […]

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Bungendore Boomerang Bags – request for fabric donations and sewing volunteers 

By | 2017-06-20T22:08:37+00:00 20 June, 2017|farmers market, general news|

Boomerang Bags are coming to Bungendore and your help is needed.

Boomerang Bags is a community driven project that makes and circulates reusable shopping bags to help reduce the use of plastic. Boomerang Bags are made by volunteers (kids welcome) with second-hand and repurposed fabrics.

Donations of fabrics are being sought for the first sewing bee. Fabric, including […]

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