January Movie Night –
The Transition Town Guildford Community Movie Nights are back for 2016! Join us for the first movie of the year – Edible City.
“Edible City is a feature-length documentary film that tells the stories of extraordinary people who are digging their hands into the dirt, working to transform their communities and doing something truly revolutionary: growing local Good Food systems that are socially just, environmentally sound, and economically resilient.” IMDB score = 7.9/10
Please RSVP via Eventbrite to help the kitchen know how many to expect.
As usual, the second Tuesday of the month – Tuesday 12th January
The Stirling Arms Hotel, 117 James street, Guildford
Join us for food and drinks from 6 pm onwards, Movie starts at 7 pm
Entry by donation
A summer of fresh vegetables.
Attended our winter veggie patch workshop? Then you’ll be keen to know what to plant now that it’s coming up to a Perth summer. Come along to our second last workshop for 2015 and learn tips for veggie success.
The workshop will be run by members of Glen Forrest Community Garden, meeting since 2008 to offer everyone the opportunity to grow whatever they like in a fun, permaculture inspired way. You may even join the Community Gardeners every Sunday morning after our visit!
Kids are welcome – we’ll have some hands-on children’s activities happening in conjunction with the workshop if your child wishes to play, so please make sure they are wearing gardening clothes. You may like to bring little gloves too.
We like to share. Please bring:
- Something from your garden/kitchen for the sharing table (eg. seedlings, fruit, herbs, eggs etc)
- Something to share for afternoon tea.
RSVP: Please RSVP via Eventbrite so we can have an idea of how many people to expect.
Cost: Workshop entry by donation as always.
Date: Sunday 11th October
Venue: Glen Forrest Community Garden. Corner of Hardey Road and Glen Forrest Drive, Glen Forrest.
Time: Join us from 1pm until 3pm.
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Workers pose in front of their labour
Last Saturday we transformed Emily’s front verge into a vegetable garden. We had 10 people wheelbarrowing multiple loads of home made compost from the back garden to the front verge. And in no time at all the seedlings were planted… and you can see the results.
Hard at work
James McDonald was on hand to give advice and by the end of the afternoon the coffee and delicious cake were very welcome.
For those interested in growing natives, on 25th July we have a free workshop in Guildford. Natives help create wildlife corridors, look great and save water. This is a free workshop.
To register, email Pam on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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