2016 Darebin Backyard Harvest Festival Lee's Generous Sharing Garden
Lee is passionate about sharing the health and wellbeing benefits of tending to and eating from her bountiful garden in her social housing estate. She wanted to break down the perception that many of her neighbours had that food gardening is expensive, and is committed to making food gardening low-cost and accessible. Lee generously shares her surplus harvest, saved seeds and garden knowledge with her neighbours, friends, family and local community. Her garden features a wide range of fruit and veggies such as potato, pumpkin, tomatoes, leafy greens, strawberries kiwiberries and even a banana palm. The sense of achievement and satisfaction Lee enjoys through growing something with her own hands and sharing / swapping seasonal excess with her neighbours is inspirational. Lee’s garden demonstrates that growing and sharing food can bring the community together.
Is there a discount to attend multiple events at the Backyard Harvest Festival?
Yes - you will get 20% off the total cost of tickets when you attend 3 or more events. Please enter the promotional code MultiBYH16 in the booking window OF ALL THREE (or more) OF THE EVENTS PURCHASED (don't just enter it at the last event or you won't get the full discount).
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You do not need to bring your ticket but the information on it may be useful for you to take with you.
What is the refund policy?
Unfortunately we are unable to issue refunds.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Children under 16 may attend if accompanied by an adult, and do not need to register. Concession ticket holders must bring their concession cards.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Car: on Street parking only
Bus: Route 552 (about 500m from stops on Boldrewood Parade)
Bicycle: There is space to park bikes outside the residence
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Ensure you wear sensible and comfortable clothing (suitable for all weather) and bring water, sunscreen and a sun hat with you.
Parents are asked to keep their children with them at all times during the tour. Garden tours are not suitable for pets, so please leave your four-legged family members at home.
Can I update my registration information?
You can update your registration information up to 24 hours before the event. If you know you will be unable to attend, please inform the organisers as soon as practical so they can offer your place to someone on the waiting list