Category Archives: Kitchen Gardeners

TTG Kitchen Gardeners’ Composting workshop

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Waste is everything…

To your garden that is. Kitchen waste is also one of the biggest problems facing our city councils in tackling waste management. But if you compost, keep worms or backyard chickens, you shouldn’t need to throw anything organic in your green bins. 

Come along to our first workshop of 2016 and learn tips for the perfect compost, and encouraging worms.

Peter and Jane will share their knowledge on composting options and we’ll build a ‘hot’ compost pile together. So be prepared to get your hands dirty! We have some great compost to show off, with bin composters, worms, bokashi, and more.

Kids’ Club

Kids are welcome to take part under parental supervision or there will be an opportunity 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.

Event details:

RSVP: We’ll be in a Guildford back yard. Please RSVP via Eventbrite and let us know if you can’t make it.

Date: Sunday 21st February

Venue: Peter and Jane’s place in Guildford, address will be sent when you RSVP.

Time: Join us from 3pm until 5pm.

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January Movie Night – Edible City

January Movie Night –

Edible City

Edible City Poster
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

TTG Kitchen Gardeners’ Summer Veggie Patch Workshop

vege basket

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’ Club

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.

Event details:

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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Keep up to date and share tips with other Kitchen Gardeners.