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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Yuletide Festival in Bungendore

By | 2017-06-20T21:08:19+00:00 20 June, 2017|business, farmers market, general news|

Winter is upon us, let’s celebrate this frosty, cold season with festive cheer! The Southern Harvest Farmers Markets in Bungendore will be hosting a Yuletide Market in mid-winter on Saturday 15 July at the Anglican Church Hall, Butmaroo Street, Bungendore. Stalls will be decked in

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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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Garden plots available at Canberra City Farm

By | 2017-06-20T12:53:10+00:00 20 June, 2017|general news|

 

The Canberra City Farm (CCF) has created nine allotments for Canberra Organic Gardeners-style gardening at Dairy Road, Fyshwick.

Each allotment is 8m x 5m with water laid on. You don’t need to rent a complete allotment—CCF can subdivide.

The soil is good and fertile, with few weeds. Most have full sun; two are partially shaded by elm […]

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Small farm and homesteading day at Bungendore Farmers Market – June 17th

By | 2017-06-14T16:47:55+00:00 14 June, 2017|farmers market, general news|

Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Bungendore is on from 9-12 every Saturday at The Anglican Hall, Butmaroo Street, Bungendore.

Come and join us this week for a fun and informative morning.

There will be talks, demos and competitions including:

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Have you joined the Australian Fair Food Forum yet?

By | 2017-05-16T14:05:20+00:00 16 May, 2017|business, general news|

This forum is intended to support ‘communities of practice’ for all those working towards a sustainable and fair food system in Australia. It will be ‘go to’ place online to easily connect with, learn from and share knowledge with others in the fair food movement.

Join the conversation at www.fairfoodforum.org.au.

A new home for Homegrown Me’s commercial kitchen

By | 2017-05-16T13:51:49+00:00 16 May, 2017|business, general news|

Homegrown Me’s pop-up kitchen has found a new home at Canberra City Farm.

The Homegrown Me and Canberra City Farm Community Kitchen is for foodie start ups, community groups or people looking for a fully accredited commercial kitchen space to hire on a casual or part time basis.

Find out more