Secrets of your veggie patch: what does science say?

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The Jade

160 Flinders Street

Adelaide, SA 5000

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Can you actually save money by growing your own food? How much water does a veggie patch really use? And how much time does it take to grow 'enough' food to make it worth your while?

Join Georgia Pollard (phD Candidate, UniSA) as she shares one of the world’s most indepth studies into home food gardens.

Georgia’s citizen science project, Edible Gardens, worked with hundreds of South Australians to learn exactly what their gardens are worth.

Come hear about different types of food gardens, and how they compare in water, time, cost, yield and retail value.

Learn how to best match your motivations with trade-offs, and calculate how long it will take you to break even and start saving money with your garden.

Georgia’s insights are for everyone - especially urban food gardeners, local councils, research and support staff, and those interested in the potential of local food production and urban sustainability.

Local snacks included on arrival and drinks available for purchase.


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Adelaide, SA 5000

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