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.
MARCH FIELD DAY:
SEED SAVING WORKSHOP
Sat 14th March 2020
CWA Hall, 46 Church St, Maitland
Seeds and saving our heritage is an immensely important task that is a practice that has been passed from generation to generation since the dawn of agriculture. Saving our locally adapted seed means healthier plants and maintaining biodiversity. Learn from our members how to become a seed save and promote our local seed heritage. Come along and contribute to the start of a revamp on our seed bank. Bring along your own seeds and learn how to process them, donations welcome to our seed bank and we'll share the surplus!
What to Bring - mature vegetable, flower or fruit seeds if you have some. Glass jars to take your seeds home in.
Byo lunch, afternoon tea to share
All weather event
Lunch & afternoon tea: BYO Lunch, bring a plate of afternoon tea to share.
ABOUT FIELD DAYS
Field Days Field days are usually held on the 2nd Saturday of each month except January.
Lunch is at 12.00pm, and talks or tours start at 1.00pm. Afternoon tea follows, bring a plate to share.
What to bring: A folding chair, lunch and afternoon tea, a mug, hat and sturdy shoes, produce to swap/share/sell. Donations to Raffle welcome.
Members - free
Visitors - $4 individual - $6 family
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.