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Fresh home made pizzas are best made on a wood fired pizza oven. Learn how to build one from blocks and clay sourced on our site. If you missed out on the Edible Forest Workshops in June here is another chance to be involved. We will be designing a second food forest from the ground up, identifying plants suitable to our local climates and utilising microclimatesfor a productive orchard. Also, join us at the Harbourside Markets on the Jetty Foreshores for this joint event between the Coffs Community Gardens and the Harbourside Markets. There will be heaps of gardening stalls…
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On Sunday 17th June, 24th June & 1st July, we are providing a series of workshops, each day focusing on different elements of our food forest. We will cover some of the theory behind edible forest gardening as well as being a hands on experience to get you comfortable in establishing your own productive environment. The edible forest garden is a perennial polyculture that is designed to change and evolve like a natural forest while providing food and enjoyment for humans, birds, animals and the earth.
Come and join us for our last workshop of the year and learn how to easily grow bananas in your own backyard. Using permaculture principles, we will be building a banana circle in the Combine Street Community Garden and plant bananas trees as well as some good companion plants.
The 2011 Sustainable Living Festival has already started and Saturday 5th November is promising to be a jam-packed day of workshops and presentations.
Events all over the region will bring together local and regional experts to explore different aspects of sustainable living on the Coffs Coast and Costa will be hosting two workshops at the Combine St Community Garden…