Workshops

Rainbow Grow LGBTIQ+ Gardening workshops

March and April 2023

Ever wanted to have a green thumb? Would you like to learn the fundamentals of gardening in a welcoming and inclusive space?
If so then our Rainbow Grow LGBTIQ+ Gardening workshops are for you (or for someone you know)!
We are running a series of workshops to teach you the basics of gardening, bed preparation and plant care. This will include both theory and hands-on practice.
Each group will have their own patch in the garden to prepare and plant out with little seedlings. When the seedlings have grown (6-8 weeks), we will come back to cook up a delicious meal to celebrate the harvest.

Workshop Description

Workshop a) Garden bed preparation
Learning about soil, composting, bed preparation, and garden tools.

Workshop b) Planting and plant care
Selecting plants, planting techniques and ongoing care for your plants.

Workshop c) Harvesting, cooking and feasting!
Harvest what we planted for use in a delicious meal, share and celebrate good food.

Workshop Dates

March Round
A) Sat 18th Mar
B) Sat 25th Mar
C) Sat 15th May

April Round
A) Sat 18th April
B) Sat 25th April
C) Sat 24th Jun

Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Ongoing Working Bee
Every Saturday 10~2pm

Who can attend?

The workshop is open to –
all LGBTIQ+ groups and allies
The goal is to promote the benefits of social gardening to the LGBTIQ+ community, reduce social isolation and improve mental health.

Costs

Full Price: $30 Concession $20

Price includes 3 half-day workshops

Ticket donation will be used to support the cost of ongoing working bees and materials

Working bee

In addition to these workshops we are holding working bee every Saturday from 10am-2pm.
As well as being a great informal way to learn, you can spend time with a diverse group of people from all backgrounds. You don’t need to attend the above workshop to come to our working bee.

Please support us by spreading the word, attending garden bees, or buying a ticket for you ,your family and friends.

Booking

Please book the event on EventBrite. If you have difficulties accessing technology, please contact us directly.

To find out more about this program, contact secretary@sourcewholefoods.org.au, attending the saturday garden bee and ask us in person, you can also reach us on 0490 965 986 (SMS Preferred)

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