Incoming Presidents Letter – Looking Ahead to 2018

By | 2017-12-12T22:34:51+00:00 12 December, 2017|general news|

Dear Members,

As the incoming President, I acknowledge and thank Colin McLean, whose leadership as President and formerly as one of SHA’s founders gives me and the  incoming 2018 committee members a solid foundation upon which to continue to implement the Southern Harvest vision of growing and nurturing a productive and connected […]

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Australasian Permaculture Convergence Keynote Speakers Announced

By | 2017-12-12T11:59:58+00:00 12 December, 2017|general news|

The keynote lineup for the 2018 Australasian Permaculture Convergence in Canberra

David Holmgren is best known as the co-originator with Bill Mollison of the permaculture concept following the publication of Permaculture One in 1978. Since then he has developed three properties, consulted and supervised in urban and rural projects and presented lectures, workshops and […]

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Australasian Permaculture Convergence – April 2018 – Canberra

By | 2017-11-27T19:36:58+00:00 27 November, 2017|general news|

Connecting all permaculturalists!

The fourteenth Australasian Permaculture Convergence will be held in Canberra from 15-19 April 2018. The four day convergence kicks off with the ACT Permaculture Festival on Sunday 15 April 2018, at Canberra City Farm and then 4 days of connecting and learning at The Greenhills Centre in Cotter. Followed by tours, workshops and courses […]

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Southern Harvest Summer Gathering reminder

By | 2017-11-22T13:43:39+00:00 22 November, 2017|general news|

Don’t forget! Join us for a Southern Harvest Gathering on Friday 8 December for a summer celebration coupled with our AGM.

Bring a chair, bring a plate (plus knives, forks and spoons) and something to share… perhaps even some local wine or beer if you care…

Where: 4 King Street, Bungendore

When: 6.30pm Friday 8 December

What: 7.00pm AGM […]

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Garlic Braiding at the Markets

By | 2017-11-17T21:35:10+00:00 17 November, 2017|business, eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

Celebrating Local Garlic

Across the region, the garlic harvest is in full swing, with a wet winter and the recent hot weather it’s been a busy month pulling out all the lovingly grown garlic and hanging it to dry.

The local region is home to more than 30 commercial garlic growers, with the Braidwood Garlic Group having […]

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Canberra City Farm Open Day and Launch 19 November

By | 2017-11-06T20:52:08+00:00 6 November, 2017|general news|

Canberra City Farm Education Centre Open Day and Launch.

Local community group Canberra City Farm is officially launching their education centre in Fyshwick as part of their Open Day being held on Sunday 19 November 2017.

Canberra City Farm signed a 10-year licence agreement with the ACT Government in October 2015, to establish a community-run Education Centre […]

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NEW Queanbeyan Farmers Market

By | 2017-10-27T11:31:54+00:00 27 October, 2017|eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Queanbeyan
Commencing on the 9th of November
Weekly on a Thursday, 3pm-6pm
Crawford Street, Queanbeyan

Southern Harvest is excited to announce it’s second truly regional farmers’ market for this area.

All market produce being sold will be grown or made by the stallholders selling it and within the local region.

There will be a range of […]

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Ag Day BBQ

By | 2017-10-26T20:04:43+00:00 26 October, 2017|business, general news|

Goulburn Ag Day BBQ

On 21 November, Australia will celebrate the remarkable contribution Australian agriculture makes to feeding and clothing people across the world. The new national initiative, National Agriculture Day, encourages Australians to host their own event to celebrate Australian agriculture.

In […]

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Southern Harvest BBQ Gathering and AGM

By | 2017-10-26T18:07:02+00:00 26 October, 2017|general news|

We love a good gathering, and we love an event that shares great food!

Join us for a Southern Harvest Gathering on Friday 8 December for a summer celebration coupled with our AGM.

Bring a chair, bring a plate (plus knives, forks and spoons) and something to share… perhaps even some local wine or beer if you […]

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Primary Production and Rural Development planning reforms

By | 2017-10-26T17:58:08+00:00 26 October, 2017|business, general news|

Are you a free-range farmer or eater? Just released and we’d love to have your input. Southern Harvest is planning a submission to the draft Primary Production and Rural Development planning reforms – we encourage you all to individually submit, but please also provide comments also to James Innes vicepresident(at)southernharvest.org.au to that we can prepare […]

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