Backyard Beekeeping
Sep
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Backyard Beekeeping

Keeping a beehive in your backyard allows you to harvest your own honey and greatly improves the pollination of your garden crops. It is quite simple to get started and not the least bit scary. Canberra has a thriving community of backyard beekeepers, who all provide their own delicious honey.

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Brewing Kombucha
Sep
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brewing Kombucha

If you’re feeling a little heavy in your belly, you could be missing all of the wonderful probiotics that kombucha can provide! Healthy, fun, simple and inexpensive to make, a batch of home-brewed kombucha is a fantastic way to introduce beneficial gut bacteria to your body.

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Brewing Kombucha
Jun
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brewing Kombucha

If you’re feeling a little heavy in your belly, you could be missing all of the wonderful probiotics that kombucha can provide! Healthy, fun, simple and inexpensive to make, a batch of home-brewed kombucha is a fantastic way to introduce beneficial gut bacteria to your body.

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Harvest Festival
Mar
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Harvest Festival

The 9th annual Canberra Harvest Festival returns to the Canberra Environment Centre on Saturday 25th March. One of the biggest events on the Canberra region’s environmental calendar, the Harvest Festival is an annual celebration of local food and producers from the ACT food bowl.

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Identifying and Cooking with Weeds
Mar
14
6:00pm 6:00pm

Identifying and Cooking with Weeds

Learn how to identify common backyard weeds such as wild brassicas, mallow, dandelion and purslane using Sarah Aylott’s seasonal identification guide. After identifying and foraging for different weeds around the Canberra Environment Centre, you’ll get a chance to use these weeds as the star ingredient in dishes such as a weedy gnocchi, wild stir fry and wild herb pesto. The workshop will conclude with a shared meal.

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Modern Cloth Nappies
Mar
11
12:00pm12:00pm

Modern Cloth Nappies

This FREE workshop is for parents looking to find out more about using modern cloth nappies. Gail from Baby Mumma will be discussing the pros and cons of different styles and fabrics and washing systems that can work around busy lifestyles. You’ll also have an opportunity to test out different nappies at the Canberra Environment Centre’s cloth nappy display. Bubs welcome.

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Intro to Composting
Feb
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Intro to Composting

An effective compost system is the heart of every home garden. Composting is a biological process that decomposes organic material, turning it into fantastic soil and a perfect fertilizer for your garden. It’s a great way of turning your waste organic matter in a beautiful and nutritious addition to your soil.

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