Canberra City Farm
Canberra City Farm is establishing learning hubs where the community can creatively share knowledge and experience of socially, economically and environmentally responsible food production and sustainable living.
About our projects
Canberra City Farm established the first City Farm in Canberra on a site in Turner and has now established an Education Centre in Dairy Road Fyshwick.
Find out more about the Dairy Road Education Centre.
Check out the latest information about upcoming courses and events.
To inform us about what workshops you are interested in please complete our short survey.
Monthly gathering dates in 2018
Canberra City Farm members meet monthly to discuss upcoming projects and events, to share knowledge and experience, and to welcome other people in the community who would like to find out more about the Canberra City Farm.
We also combine this with a working bee and the sharing of food.
These gatherings are generally from 11.00am to 3.00pm, with the formal discussion part of the meeting at 1.30pm.
The gatherings are held at the Canberra City Farm Education Centre, 2 Dairy Road Fyshwick, on the following dates:
- Sunday 21 January
- Sunday 18 February
- Sunday 18 March
- Sunday 15 April
- Sunday 20 May
- Sunday 17 June
- Sunday 15 July
- Sunday 19 August
- Sunday 16 September
- Sunday 21 October
- Sunday 18 November
- Sunday 16 December – end of year celebration
Regular working bees in 2018
We have a range of regular working bees at the Canberra City Farm.
Tasks vary from week to week, and can include planting fruit trees and vegetables, constructing garden beds, pruning, and harvesting our various crops. Friday working bees are specifically focused on construction.
This is a wonderful opportunity to get involved with the Canberra City Farm on a regular basis and get to know other people in your community.
- Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – these will start up again on the 22 January 2018 and take place each Monday
- Fridays 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – fortnight before the regular monthly gathering: 2 February, 2 March, 23 March, 4 May, 1 June, 29 June, 3 August, 31 August, 5 October, 2 November, 30 November
- 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick.
What to bring:
- Gloves, hat, working clothes, and drinks.
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