Posts Tagged: permaculture

2019 Swapped

We started back in January 2019 with lots of wonderful colours.  It was so exciting for us to be part of the Local Sustainability Fair that happened at Bedford Park Community Garden at the end of January.  This was followed

2019 Swapped

We started back in January 2019 with lots of wonderful colours.  It was so exciting for us to be part of the Local Sustainability Fair that happened at Bedford Park Community Garden at the end of January.  This was followed

Permaculture at Hallston farm

What a great day we had!  Thank you, Jill and Gary, for giving us the opportunity to practise permaculture on your farm!  Thank you to all who attended for making this happen! We learned and practised fruit tree and berries pruning.

Permaculture at Hallston farm

What a great day we had!  Thank you, Jill and Gary, for giving us the opportunity to practise permaculture on your farm!  Thank you to all who attended for making this happen! We learned and practised fruit tree and berries pruning.

We are expanding to Mooroolbark

An additional Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap will start on Saturday April 9 2016, at the Red Earth Community Park on Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, from 10am till 1130am.  Bring along your surplus fruit, veg, worm juice, garden magazines, home made preserves

We are expanding to Mooroolbark

An additional Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap will start on Saturday April 9 2016, at the Red Earth Community Park on Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, from 10am till 1130am.  Bring along your surplus fruit, veg, worm juice, garden magazines, home made preserves

Farm Day of Fun, Community and Permaculture

This is a short announcement for those who are not on our reminder list, that there is a free private event at a farm coming up Saturday 12 March 2016.  Please click here for the flyer.  If you’re interested to

Farm Day of Fun, Community and Permaculture

This is a short announcement for those who are not on our reminder list, that there is a free private event at a farm coming up Saturday 12 March 2016.  Please click here for the flyer.  If you’re interested to

Name change

We’ve recently been talking about change at church and I suppose no one can escape change even though we tend to dislike it (that’s me!).  As you may already know, we are starting at a new venue (Glen Park Community

Name change

We’ve recently been talking about change at church and I suppose no one can escape change even though we tend to dislike it (that’s me!).  As you may already know, we are starting at a new venue (Glen Park Community

Pak choy seedlings

2014 Swapped

We started the year in February 2014 with sweet, juicy mulberries and lots of summer produce.  Then it got more interesting in March with a blue tomato and giant sized tree chillies. Autumn brought more tomatoes in April and who

Pak choy seedlings

2014 Swapped

We started the year in February 2014 with sweet, juicy mulberries and lots of summer produce.  Then it got more interesting in March with a blue tomato and giant sized tree chillies. Autumn brought more tomatoes in April and who

Permaculture at work – Inside out or Outside in?

Sometimes it takes someone from the outside to be able to see inside.  I was told that we do more than just swap food, so our name (Croydon Food Swap) doesn’t do us justice.  My immediate response was that we don’t

Permaculture at work – Inside out or Outside in?

Sometimes it takes someone from the outside to be able to see inside.  I was told that we do more than just swap food, so our name (Croydon Food Swap) doesn’t do us justice.  My immediate response was that we don’t

Extra! Extra!

Thanks for the feedback we’ve received about what topic to share at the next swap following our inspiring Permaculture talk, and what ‘extras’ to swap. Since there was equal votes for topics “Slugs and snails”, “Growing vegetables” and “Fruit trees”,

Extra! Extra!

Thanks for the feedback we’ve received about what topic to share at the next swap following our inspiring Permaculture talk, and what ‘extras’ to swap. Since there was equal votes for topics “Slugs and snails”, “Growing vegetables” and “Fruit trees”,

July 2014 Swap

It was such a great morning and the only thing that could have been improved was the weather!  Thanks to all who turned up to hear Woz talk about Permaculture and braved the cold and wet morning.  Thanks Woz for

July 2014 Swap

It was such a great morning and the only thing that could have been improved was the weather!  Thanks to all who turned up to hear Woz talk about Permaculture and braved the cold and wet morning.  Thanks Woz for

Permaculture discussion

After the enlightening permaculture talk on Saturday, I felt we could extend a bit more on it by sharing our own experiences at the next meeting.  Here’s a poll to see what people would like to discuss/share most at the

Permaculture discussion

After the enlightening permaculture talk on Saturday, I felt we could extend a bit more on it by sharing our own experiences at the next meeting.  Here’s a poll to see what people would like to discuss/share most at the