Call for Produce for Catering for the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC14) April 2018

By | 2017-09-06T10:09:41+00:00 6 September, 2017|business, eating seasonally, general news|

We’re looking for regional produce to help feed everyone at the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC14) www.apc14.permacultureaustralia.org.au 15-19 April 2018.

The Convergence is being held at the Greenhills Centre in Cotter from Sunday 15 to Thursday 19 April 2018 and will attract in excess of 300 people for the duration.

We are working with the in-house catering […]

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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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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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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.

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