Once a month join us to learn about growing vegetables & fruits, raising farm animals, and how to care for your soil. Meet the farmer, or tour a backyard growers garden. Make friends and exchange produce, ideas and smiles! Open to members and visitors.


12:30pm Saturday December 12th

Meg's Backyard, Islington



Please join us for our annual Christmas Party!

We'll make some festive wreaths and reflect on the unique year that was 2020.


12:30pm Arrive for lunch (BYO)

1:15pm Christmas craft activities

Walk to nearby Figtree Community Garden (optional)

3:30pm Afternoon tea (BYO)

4:00pm Estimated time of going ho-ho-home

What to Bring

* Lunch - we would love to be able to share plates of food but please be mindful that COVID restrictions discourage this. Due to space limitations, expect to be eating from a plate on your lap rather than sitting at a table (so you can plan your food accordingly).

* Water bottle and water

* Mug, tea or coffee, milk, sugar

* Afternoon tea

* Respectfully foraged items for wreath-making eg. leaves, seed pods, gumnuts, flowers etc (see pic above for inspiration)

* Scissors and glue - we will have cardboard wreaths for you to cut out and use but if you prefer to make your wreath from a different material then please bring it along

Christmas Cards
Fruit Pie
Gift Wrapped

Field Days Field days are usually held on the 2nd Saturday of each month except January.


Lunch is at 12.30pm, and talks or tours start at 1.15pm. We usually finish by 4pm but you are welcome to leave whenever you like.

What to bring: A folding chair, lunch and drinks, hat and sturdy shoes, produce to swap/share/sell. 

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Members - free
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only current financial members are eligible to attend field days. Bookings are compulsory due to limited numbers.

Wet Weather: Check our Facebook field day event page or tune into 2NURFM 103.7 or 1233 ABC Local Radio for updates on the day.


Car Pooling: Head over to our Facebook page and post in the field day event listing to offer or ask for a lift. Alternatively contact us via phone.


Share your knowledge for a sustainable future. Host a field day at your garden or farm.