Saturday 1st Sept 2018 8.30am – 2.30pm
Churchlands SHS, Cnr Lucca St & Memory Place
A community event with something for everyone. Wander through the market stalls, grab a bite to eat or take part in the workshops and activities on offer.
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6PR presenting live at Good2Grow 2018 from 6am – 12pm
6am – 10am – join Sue McDougall and Darren DeMello
10am – 12pm – Karl & Kim will host their Footy Show
Buy organic fertiliser, potting mix, mulch and garden products at great prices.
Order early and pick up on the day, or enjoy the home delivery service* – FREE delivery for pensioners.
* Before requesting delivery please check you are within the delivery area. Map of delivery area.
Over 30 Stalls & Displays – All with a sustainability and environmental themes
Something of interest for all ages
Buy plants grown by our students and local community.
Ask our range of experts your questions about plants, soils, bees, bugs, worms, raising backyard chickens, composting, recycling, fermenting, permaculture and how to be environmentally more sustainable.
Want to host your own Market Stall? Contact us.
Enjoy delicious cakes, coffee, and gourmet sausage sizzle in support of our students’ World Challenge.
Craft activities for children and adults. Make a kokodama or terrarium. Learn how to make paper bin liners and paper seedling and small plant pots, and pot a plant.
Buskers – our talented music students are really something to appreciate.
Workshops & Activities
Starting at 9am a full program of interesting talks by the experts on “Good Bugs” worm farming, about weeds, seed saving, healthy soils, making successful organic garden beds, superfood smoothies and blissballs, medicinal herbs for your garden and how to make your own herbal teas.
1 – 2 A Bugs Life – with Faye Arcaro, host of Curtin FMs Radio “Let’s Talk Gardening”. Come and make an insect hotel to take home. Click Insect Hotel Workshop to see if you can help with items and what to bring.
Make your own kokodama, terrarium (bring a jar) and face cleanser, deodorant (bring a small jar), Learn how to make a paper bin liner.
9. Seed saving and growing from scraps with Carla Weir from Gaia’s organic gardens
9.30. Healthy soils. Digging the dirt with Linda mitchener of Green Life Soil.
10. Oh worms, you have never looked so attractive! With Kim Frankowiak from SAM
10.30 Fermenting with Carla Weir of Gaia’s Organic Gardens
11. Superfoods – making smoothies and blissballs with Dean Kurlansky from I am Foods
11.30.Useful Medicinal herbs for your garden with Leesa Caldwell from Organic Greenhouse
12. Weed Salad -and other reasons to appreciate them! With Carla Weir
12.30. Drying and making your own herbal tea blends with Leesa Caldwell from the Organic Greenhouse
1-2 Talking insects while making your own insect hotel workshop with Faye Acaro.
Donations for the raffles include an Envirapest treatment to the value of $500, bags of Soil Solver Clay Plus and Rock Minerals, $100 The Green Life Soil Co voucher, bags of Grow Safe, Turf Perfect by C-Wise, a free Garden Doctor Consultation from Carla Weir, Garden Mentor, as seen on ABCMe’s Projet Planet, signed copies of the Garden Gurus‘ Delish – From Garden to Table, Regan Ridge olive oil & olives, stainless steel straws and leaf plates from Let’s Go Nature’al, artwork from Really Useful Recyclers, 100% organic cotton mens T-shirts from the Elliot Brothers Clothing Co. VANGOH Spritzer collection, bags of coffee from The CoLab Coffee, Guppyfriend Laundry Bag from Ocean Remedy,a Woollen Scarf from Ash and Oak, bag of the Granola Girls Seriously Nuts, Envirapest treatment to the value of $500, Sabrina Hahn merchandise from Hort with Heart, and more.
Volunteers are needed to help and also have a great time.
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Churchlands SHS P&C kindly acknowledges the support kindly received from the following businesses and organisations: Benara Nursery, C-Wise, Green Life Soil Co, Garden Gurus, Grow Safe, Good Earth Garden Products, Open Gardens West Coast, Soil Solver, Organic Crop Protectants (OCP), City of Stirling, Town of Vincent, Enivrapest,
Thank you to participants, parents and citizens who in combination with the sponsors help make Good2Grow Market Garden Day and great community event.
If you need help ordering, wish to run a market stall or want to enquire about the products then contact Tanya via email or telephone on 0402 200 920.