Friday, 20 January 2012

Autonomous Art at Albert Street

Thanks this week to artist-essayist Jeff Stewart for his beautiful stencil work and to tattooist-illustrator Heath Todd for his handy sign-writing.

Jeff has lived in Daylesford for over 20 years and has contributed significantly to the cultural life of the town. Heath is a visitor from NZ and is in Daylesford to learn more about permaculture and community food systems. Both your crafts are much appreciated and welcomed within the gift economy of DCFG. Thank you Jeff and Heath!

Saturday, 14 January 2012

January working bee, picnic and Boite Singers' Festival

We had a day of diverse activities in our little town today including our regular monthly working bee and Harvest Swapmeet, a community picnic and a forum on permaculture. But first, the working bee and harvest swapmeet:

As part of the 22nd Boite Singers' Festival, Timor Leste singer-songwriter and permaculturalist Ego Lemos performed with his band before joining a local panel, including permaculture co-originator David Holmgren and community gardener Patrick Jones, to discuss permaculture activism, community gardens and global crises ordained by late industrialism:

Patrick presented his take on the communal establishment of Daylesford Community Food Gardens, guerilla style, by giving a live read to his film Gardens of Love.

Friday, 13 January 2012


The generous crew at Perfect Drop Wine and Food Lounge are hosting a fundraising event for the Community Food Garden. Here's hoping you can come along.

A HUGE thank you to Ian Robertson for the poster.