City Farm — October 2016 Update

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Hello City Farmer,

Spring is here and we are delighted to be engaging a landscaper to start building the Sydney City Farm community hub.


The hub in Sydney Park will feature outdoor learning spaces, living agroforestry and floriculture displays, and sculptural elements. The hub will be used for farm events, education programs, and community gatherings.


When initial construction is finished, you’ll be able to help create and plant raised cropping beds.


Stay tuned for volunteering details.

New education program

Our new education program has something for everyone.


Take part in small group horticulture and urban food production workshops, enjoy a hands-on session with industry experts, or learn about urban ecology and sustainability in our series of talks.


Places are limited so book now to secure your spot.


Education is an important part of City Farm’s social enterprise model with income helping support our urban agriculture ventures. We are also planning exciting children’s programs for the new year.



Propagate herbs workshop

Have you ever wanted to create your own plants at home? Get hands-on with an experienced horticulturist practising seed raising, division and growing from cuttings. Take home 6 propagated herbs and notes.


calendar Saturday 15 October
calendar 10am—11am
  Book now

Best backyard tomatoes and chillies workshop

Discover how to grow fantastic chillies and tomatoes with an expert grower. Find out about soil, positioning, varieties and much more. Take home 2 advanced seedlings, heirloom seeds and detailed notes.

calendar Saturday 5 November
calendar 10.30am—12.30pm
  Book now

Compost basics talk

Find out how to turn your organic waste into a great soil conditioner for pots and gardens.

calendar Saturday 5 November
calendar 2pm—3.30pm
  Book now

Luscious leafy greens workshop

Love leafy greens from kale to cress and the world of Asian vegetables? Join an expert grower and uncover everything you need to know to produce organic year-round greens. Take home a mixed punnet of greens, seeds, detailed notes and growing calendar.

calendar Sunday 4 December
calendar 10.30am—12.30pm
  Book now

Growing vegies from seed workshop

Have fun learning the basics of growing summer vegies in this hands-on workshop. Use techniques to grow diferent vegetable seeds from sowing to planting with an experienced horticulturist. Take home 6 planted pots and notes.

calendar Sunday 4 December
calendar 2pm—3pm
  Book now
  City Farm out and about  

We will host an urban farming display at the Sydney Rides the Park Festival in Sydney Park on 8 October. Come down, meet the farm team and pot a vegie, herb or flower seedling to take home.


About the City Farm

The City Farm is a community vision for all people to engage with local and global ecological challenges in the unique and beautiful landscape of Sydney Park, St Peters. It will be a place for food production, community participation, education, innovation and collaboration, and it will showcase excellence in sustainable design.

If you have any feedback or suggestions, please contact us.

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