Workshops

The Secret of OZ

Mega Open Day this Sunday the 9th of November at the Coffs Regional Community Garden

                    FREE workshops & kids’ activities.

 

  • 10am  to 11am – Composting and nutrient recycling systems
  • 11am to 12nonn – Using local bamboo for a green economy, garden and building
  • 12noon to 1pm – Lunch available and open garden self  guided  tours
  • 1pm to 2pm   – Sustainable Garden Watering strategies
  • 2pm to 3pm  – Fully Sustainable Aquaponics system and Garden Animals

 

Then Following the open day, a Movie & Pizza Night

With the award winning documentary

‘The Secret of OZ’ – (Solutions for a broken economy)

The Secret of OZ

The Secret of OZ

Cost for this:

members $10,

non members $15

(includes Pizza and Movie).

Save money on your bills

Workshop – Saving Money on your Energy Bills – Sunday October 26 10:30am – 12:30pm

Is your energy bill higher than you would like? If so, bring your electricity bill along to this free workshop and learn how to make sense of it and then learn ways to reduce your energy consumption! We will look at easy ways to help cool your house over summer and keep it warm during winter, the efficient use of appliances around your home and what to look for when purchasing new ones. We will also discuss big ticket items such as insulation, converting to solar hot water and the use of photovoltaic power.

Save money on your bills

Save money on your bills

Admission is absolutely free with food and refreshments are also provided.

Presented by 

Places limited, so book early.. go to

https://register.eventarc.com/25479/saving-money-on-your-energy-bills

No dig Gardening

No Dig Gardening Workshop this Sunday 12th October from 10.30am to 12.30pm

No dig Gardening

No dig Gardening

– presented by David Wilson

A NO-DIG Garden is a simple and easy way to create a garden bed using Permaculture principles that doesn’t destroy the soil biology, David Wilson has been teaching No Dig Gardening for many years, so take this wonderful opportunity to learn a special way to garden.  The No Dig garden is a brilliantly simple way to create a garden for your family and to grow vegetables in a matter of weeks to reduce your grocery bills.

Members $10 Non Members $15 (includes light lunch and refreshments post workshop)

Praying mantis head

Workshop – Natural Pest and disease Management

The next Living Lightly Workshop is on this Sunday the 28th of September from 10.30am to 12.30.

Praying mantis head

Praying mantis head

Ever grown a great batch of strawberries, broccoli, pawpaw or tomatoes only to find you loose them to pests or disease? If so, then this workshop is for you. ABC Mid-North Coast gardener, Steve McGrane, will demystify pest management and guide you through the strategies in how to grow healthy, organic food and most importantly, how to keep it from hungry uninvited mouths!

Steve is often unconventional but always inspiring, using his 20 years of experience, experimentation and formal study to give you the ‘complete’ understanding of an integrated approach to pest management. Not to be missed.

The cost is absolutely FREE!