Friday, 15 March 2013

Edible Forest Gardens talk with Dave Jacke

Edible forest gardener and permaculturalist, Dave Jacke, came to Daylesford during the week for a brief talk while touring the country giving workshops on temperate climate food forestry. Excerpts from Dave's talk follows...

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Dave Jacke talks edible forest gardens

Come hear Dave speak at the Town Hall this Wednesday...

A free-dragging working bee

To celebrate Chill Out, Australia's largest regional Gay and Lesbian festival held annually in Daylesford, we community gardeners stepped into drag action, or at least a few of us did, for this month's working bee.

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

DSC Food Forest makes front page news

The Advocate newspaper today...

DAYLESFORD will soon boast a five-acre food forest, thanks to a partnership between Daylesford Community Food Gardeners, Daylesford Neighborhood Centre and Daylesford Secondary College. The food forest will build on permaculture principles and will boast more than 60 species of food producing plants, a poultry system and bees.
Daylesford Community Food Gardeners co-ordinator Patrick Jones said the Daylesford Secondary College Council had already approved plans and the project was now seeking funding. The food forest will be planted at Daylesford Secondary College and will be a fifth community garden for Daylesford.
Read on here.