Information Session – Pop Up Garlic Farmers

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Join us at Canberra City Farm this Saturday for an information session about our Pop Up Garlic Farmer program. Learn about the ins and outs of growing garlic and how you can participate in our program. Our Program Coordinator Roberta will be there to answer all your questions. The event runs from 3-4 pm, see […]

Monthly Mingle with Fiona Buining of Ainslie Urban Farm

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

As well as our usual convivial atmosphere and free pizza at our March Monthly Mingle, we are pleased to announce that Fiona Buining, recipient of a 2020 Churchill Fellowship, will share stories of hope and inspiration and her vision for what urban farm training could look like in Canberra. Fiona was awarded a Churchill Fellowship […]

Worm Farming

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Did you know that in Australia, one tonne of waste per person ends up in Landfill every year? A large component of household waste is organic and could be recycled into an organic fertiliser using composting or worm farms. Cid Riley from Global worming will be demonstrating how to set up a worm farm and […]

$40.00

May Monthly Mingle

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Our May Monthly Mingle will feature guest speakers from the University of Canberra's Future of Food in the Canberra Region research group.  They will discuss their work related to local food-system transformation and the necessary role of diverse community-based economies.  Identifying and attending to gaps in existing data have a been a key focus of the […]

Winter Solstice Celebration

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Join us at the Farm a few days before the winter solstice for a special Monthly Mingle! Along with the warming fires, mulled wine, toasted marshmallows and games that you've come to expect from such an event at the Farm, we also have a very special guest caterer - The Canberra Food Co-op! Join us […]

$10

Pruning Fruit Trees (Winter)

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

The Canberra City Farm is delighted to offer a workshop that covers winter fruit pruning of pomes. Please arrive at 9:30 for a cuppa, meet other workshop attendees and facilitator Jonathon Banks of Pialligo Apples. We will start promptly at 10am with an overview of the workshop and general discussion of your fruit tree pruning […]

$60 – $80

July Monthly Mingle

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Our July Monthly Mingle will feature guest speaker Jonathan Banks of Pialligo Apples.  Jonathan is running a pruning workshop at the farm in the morning (10 am to 1 pm) and at 1 pm will give a short presentation on pruning fruit trees for the Monthly Mingle attendees and answer questions about any aspects of […]

Grafting Workshop

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

This workshop provides an amazing opportunity to learn from our local experts, Jonathan Banks, whose Pialligo Apples orchard has conserved a lot of the apple history of Canberra, and Mark O’Connor whose Feijoa conservatorship in Canberra is another one of our unknown National treasures. This workshop will now be held at Canberra City Farm, 2 […]

$130.00

Fig Propagation Workshop

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Have you ever wanted to propagate plants by taking cuttings but not known where to start? Figs are one of the easiest plants to propagate through hardwood cuttings, so are a great place to start. This workshop will provide you with hands-on experience of fig propagation. You will need to bring your own pair of […]

$20

August Monthly Mingle – CANCELLED

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Unfortunately a few factors have lead to us having to cancel this month's Mingle. BUT we'll be back in September with a Mingle you won't want to miss. Hint: an internationally-renowned guest will be joining us! Save the date (17 Sept); details soon. Join us on the third Sunday of the month for an informal […]

Composting for Beginners

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Have you got a compost heap or been too afraid to try? Does your compost heap work as it should? Is it a dry pile of sticks or a slimy patch of stinky rotting things?  Then this is the session for you.  There are many ways of composting, and different ways produce different products, but […]

$40.00

September Monthly Mingle

Canberra City Farm 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

Join us on the third Sunday of the month for an informal get-together that aims to bring people closer to their local food system and community.  Monthly Mingles are an opportunity to share food, stories, and views on sustainability and our food system.  Most Mingles this year, like this one, will also feature guest speakers […]

Free