Category Archives: Group News

Queensland Fruit Fly Info and Assistance

For those who have listened to Bronwyn (Queensland Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator Yarra Valley) talk to us about the threat of Queensland fruit flies in the Yarra Valley and how to prevent them, as well as for those who have

Queensland Fruit Fly Info and Assistance

For those who have listened to Bronwyn (Queensland Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator Yarra Valley) talk to us about the threat of Queensland fruit flies in the Yarra Valley and how to prevent them, as well as for those who have

August 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

Thanks Emily for sharing your knowledge on edible weeds and medicinal herbs with us.  Have a look at Emily in action.   And look at what we have swapped as we leave winter behind this year.

August 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

Thanks Emily for sharing your knowledge on edible weeds and medicinal herbs with us.  Have a look at Emily in action.   And look at what we have swapped as we leave winter behind this year.

July 2017 Swap & 5th anniversary @ Bayswater North

This year, we did remember to take photos of the yummy food before they all disappeared!  Kirsty made sure we had birthday cake with a deliciously moist pumpkin cake.  Thanks for sharing a finger licking morning tea, everyone 🙂  And

July 2017 Swap & 5th anniversary @ Bayswater North

This year, we did remember to take photos of the yummy food before they all disappeared!  Kirsty made sure we had birthday cake with a deliciously moist pumpkin cake.  Thanks for sharing a finger licking morning tea, everyone 🙂  And

June 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

You wouldn’t be able to tell that it’s officially winter with the harvests that we are swapping.  And next month, right in the middle of the cold, we would have been swapping and sharing for a whole 5 years!  Please

June 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

You wouldn’t be able to tell that it’s officially winter with the harvests that we are swapping.  And next month, right in the middle of the cold, we would have been swapping and sharing for a whole 5 years!  Please

May 2017 Swap & Sauerkraut Demo @ Heathmont

There was a demo on making your own sauerkraut with a variety of ingredients that are a delight to your tastebuds and senses.  If you’ve missed it, feast your eyes on the pictures that were captured on that day.  You

May 2017 Swap & Sauerkraut Demo @ Heathmont

There was a demo on making your own sauerkraut with a variety of ingredients that are a delight to your tastebuds and senses.  If you’ve missed it, feast your eyes on the pictures that were captured on that day.  You

May 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

There was this strange smelling, herb looking plant with flowers that look a bit like lavender on the table and no one could identify it.  Here are 2 pics taken by Kim, who has identified it as dogbane (Plectranthus Neochilus),

May 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

There was this strange smelling, herb looking plant with flowers that look a bit like lavender on the table and no one could identify it.  Here are 2 pics taken by Kim, who has identified it as dogbane (Plectranthus Neochilus),

April 2017 Swap @ Mooroolbark

OEPS @ Mooroolbark turned 1 in April!  Thanks to all who came, shared and celebrated.

April 2017 Swap @ Mooroolbark

OEPS @ Mooroolbark turned 1 in April!  Thanks to all who came, shared and celebrated.

April 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

While it’s wet and windy outside today, let’s enjoy the photos of the bountiful harvest we had on that lovely Saturday morning.  And if you’re stuck inside for the rest of the day, you can get preserving – make some

April 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

While it’s wet and windy outside today, let’s enjoy the photos of the bountiful harvest we had on that lovely Saturday morning.  And if you’re stuck inside for the rest of the day, you can get preserving – make some

March 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was an eventful month with the move to Warranwood (from Wonga Park) and Celebrate Mooroolbark Festival,  in addition to a swap happening each week!  So much so that I’ve forgotten about the photos sitting on my desk for the month

March 2017 Swap @ Bayswater North

It was an eventful month with the move to Warranwood (from Wonga Park) and Celebrate Mooroolbark Festival,  in addition to a swap happening each week!  So much so that I’ve forgotten about the photos sitting on my desk for the month

February 2017 Swap & Sustainable Living Festival @ Bayswater North

Firstly, a big thank you to Olwyn for the very useful and practical workshop on repurposing throwaway containers for the garden, as part of the Sustainable Living Festival 2017.  For some reason, we’ve missed taking pictures of the really cool

February 2017 Swap & Sustainable Living Festival @ Bayswater North

Firstly, a big thank you to Olwyn for the very useful and practical workshop on repurposing throwaway containers for the garden, as part of the Sustainable Living Festival 2017.  For some reason, we’ve missed taking pictures of the really cool