Edible Gardens - Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency Workshops Registration

Edible Gardens Workshops detail

Calling all Edible Gardens lovers! Golden Plains Shire Council will be delivering a series of Edible Gardens – Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency Workshops across the Shire from April to June 2024. 

Facilitated by Horticulturist Craig Castree, the workshops aim to bring together the knowledge gained throughout the Edible Gardens Webinars and help participants take their gardening skills to the next level through sustainable and self-sufficient practices. 

The sessions will be held on:

  • Saturday 27 April from 10am to 12pm at the Dereel Community Hall, 14 Swamp Road, Dereel
  • Saturday 4 May from 10am to 12pm at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre, 27 High Street, Bannockburn (fully booked)
  • Saturday 25 May from 10am to 12pm at The Well, 19 Heales Street, Smythesdale
  • Wednesday 5 June from 6 to 8pm, online via Zoom
  • Saturday 29 June from 10am to 12pm at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre, 27 High Street, Bannockburn (fully booked)

The workshops will cover techniques for improving soil health in our gardens and the associative health benefits, innovative gardening methods to lowering heating and cooling expenses, strategies to decrease running costs of maintaining a garden, utilising battery-operated equipment charged from solar panels, how to produce chemically free staple foods, how to preserve what we grow for later use and how to harvest water.

Register for the workshops by completing the form below. 

For more information, contact Council’s Health and Wellbeing team at [email protected] or call 5220 7111.

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Please note, the Bannockburn workshops on Saturday 4 May and Saturday 29 June are fully booked.
Personal information collected on this form shall be used by Council’s Health & Wellbeing team for the purpose of registering for the Edible Gardens webinar series. Council may disclose your information to other internal departments in order to assist in planning and will not disclose your information to any external party without your consent, unless required to do so by law.

Golden Plains Shire Council is committed to protecting all personal and sensitive information consistent with the Information Privacy & Health principles set out in the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and the Health Records Act 2001.  You have the right to access your personal information and make any necessary corrections. If you have any queries or wish to gain access to amend your information please contact Golden Plains Shire’s Privacy Officer on (03) 5220 7111 or [email protected].

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