What's on @ The Co-op
Grow Workshop @ Fat Goose Farm - Postponed
The Grow workshop at Fat Goose Farm planned for 21st October 2023 has been postponed. Details of next event will be distributed to members and posted on website.
The Beechworth Food Coop is always interested in hearing from those who are keen to get involved. To make these inspiring events happen we need people behind the scenes and on the ground. If you have 30mins to spare for a particular event or interested in being on the board, we would love to hear from you - simply contact BFC via this link - https://www.beechworthfoodcoop.org.au/contact-us/.
Getting involved is a great way to contribute to your community and meet like minded people, and have fun along the way. The more people who put their hand up, the more the BFC can contribute in this space.
Preparing for spring at Fat Goose Farm - Saturday 16th September, 10am-12pm
This workshop will be held at Fat Goose Farm with Charlie and Fay Robinson and follows on from preparing the soil to sowing seed and planting out seedlings. There will be advice on what to sow or plant and when; best techniques for an even seed germination; and how to protect your precious seedlings from voracious pests and sneaky diseases.
Tickets are limited so get yours now!
Annual General Meeting - Thursday 5th October, 6pm
Please join us for the Beechworth Food Co-op's Annual General Meeting.
This meeting will be held in the private dining room upstairs at Tanswell on Thursday 5th October from 6pm.
Please RSVP via this link to assist with catering. https://events.humanitix.com/bfc-annual-general-meeting
The Beechworth Food Coop is looking for new members to join the board. Please contact [email protected] to express interest or for more information.
We look forward to having you join us for this event.
A chat about pruning - Saturday 1st July
Come along to the Quercus Hall this market day between 10-11am for a chat about pruning.
Microgreens with Jane Nicholas - Saturday 3rd June, 10-11am
Our local microgreens expert, Jane Nicholas, will be sharing with us:
- What are the different types of microgreens
- How to grow microgreens - outdoor and indoor growing
- Harvesting and washing microgreens
- Equipment needed to grow microgreens
Saturday 3rd June, 10-11am at Quercus Hall. All welcome!
Soil workshop at Fat Goose Farm - Sat 20th May, 10am - 12pm
Charlie and Fay Robinson will be holding a hands-on workshop at Fat Goose Farm on soil preparation - liming, making and using compost, and green manuring for vegetable gardens.
Get your ticket here:
Tea and Cake - Saturday 6th May, 10:30am
Members please join us for some tea and cake in the Quercus garden. You are welcome to invite a (non-member) friend to come along. A chance to connect with the tribe and learn more about the next workshop session with Charlie and Fay Robinson being held on May 20th at Fat Goose Farm.
Patch to Patch - Saturday 4th March
Visit some of our region's incredible gardens and meet passionate growers. Gather a clutch of knowledge and galvanise your green thumbs.
Meet at the Beechworth Farmers' Market (between 9am and 12pm) to register, pick up your map, grab something to eat and head off to our selection of gardens in Beechworth and surrounds. More information about our 2023 gardens will be available soon. Gardens will be open for viewing between 9am and 3pm.
Tickets are available at https://events.humanitix.com/beechworth-s-patch-to-patch-2023.
Thank you to Beechworth Urban Landcare and Sustainability (BULS) for partnering with us for this event and to Indigo Shire Council for the Community Events Grant which allows this event to happen.
Discounted tickets are available to Beechworth Food Coop members. 2023 memberships are now available on our website.
Preserving workshop - Saturday 18th February, 10am @ Quercus Hall
Fay and Charlie Robinson from Fat Goose Farm will share with us their insights into their preserving world.
Pickles, jams, chutneys, lacto-ferments, dehydrated tid-bits and everything in between - preserving a glut from your garden or saving favourites at the height of their season is a great way to embrace the seasons and actively participate our the local food ecosystem.
Join Fay and Charlie at Quercus Hall, Saturday 18th February at 10am for a cuppa and chat all about preserving. If you have a favourite preserve to share, bring a jar along with the recipe to inspire others. Tea and coffee will be provided - plus some cheese and biscuits for savoury taste testing, and scones and cream for the sweet!
This is a member only event. 2023 memberships are now available on our website.
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