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CERES Community Environment Park

Stewart Street

Brunswick East, VIC 3057

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The Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network (ACFCGN) organises an annual gathering of city farmers and community gardeners to share our stories, network and renew friendships. This year we will be all travelling to Melbourne and are looking forward to catching up with farmers and gardeners from around Australia

We'll be at CERES on Saturday 7 October 2017 and visiting gardens in the Geelong area on Sunday 8 October 2017.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING?

Friday night

Costa Georgiadis

ACFCGN Tamil Feast — $35

We are excited that our ACFCGN ambassador Costa Georgiadis will be joining us at the feast.

To book: http://tamilfeasts.ceres.org.au

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Day One — Saturday 7 October — CERES

Refreshments during the day — delicious simple vegetarian lunch and morning tea.

Workshops on chickens, bees, compost. Community Garden sessions on good governance, funding, volunteers and working with council. CERES site tours.

Meet other gardens and join in on the ACFCGN AGM to help us promote and advocate for city farming and community gardening around Australia.

PROGRAM

9:30am - registration and cuppa

10:00am — What is ACFCGN — benifits and history

10:20am — Garden introductions from those present

10:35am — Open space workshop planning

People put forward their workshop ideas and topics they would like to explore for the day.

11:00am — ACFCGN AGM

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11:20am — MORNING TEA

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11:45am — WORKSHOP SESSION 1:

Option 1: Bees in the community garden
Option 2: Chooks in the community Garden
Option 3: Governance style session to be decided on in the morning.

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1:00pm — LUNCH

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2:00pm — WORKSHOP SESSION 2

3:15pm — site tours

4:45pm Wrap up

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Day Two — Sunday 8 October

Tour of community gardens around Geelong - details coming soon.

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BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL AND CLOSE 5PM MON 2 OCT.

Bookings are essential and will be closed at 5pm Monday 2 October to help with organising catering.

No tickets will be on sale on the day of the event.

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SUPPORTERS

A huge thanks to all the volunteers and suppporters of this event:

Organising team:

  • Peta Christensen
  • Lorna Martin
  • Merrin Layton
  • Naomi Lacey
  • Fiona Campbell
  • John Brisbane

Supporters:

  • CERES Community Environment Park
  • Cultivating Communities
  • Grinter Garden.

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ACFCGN annual gathering 2017

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Brunswick East, VIC 3057

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