Fawkner Food Bowls Launch

On 20th May we will be holding the Fawkner Food Bowls Garden launch at the Fawkner Bowling Club, 2 Creedon Street, from 2pm-5pm. We'll be celebrating what we've achieved so far and outlining what we hope to achieve in the future. As well as kids activities, garden advice, Barefoot Bowls, live Gypsy music by Vardos,... Continue Reading →

Tell Us What You Think

Now that we've held a few working bees and had a couple of workshops at Fawkner Food Bowls we'd like to know how you feel about the place. The information you share with us will inform how we develop the space into the future, and will also contribute to the ability of our partner and... Continue Reading →

*CHANGE OF DATE FOR THE LAUNCH*

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, we won't be able to hold a launch of Fawkner Food Bowls this coming Sunday the 22nd of April. The new date for the launch is Sunday 20th of May. This does mean that we will be able to get a bit more done in the garden before we kick... Continue Reading →

Construction Day 2 This Sunday

More construction, more compost shifting, and an added bonus of mulch distribution! If you're free this Sunday and feel like doing a bit of hard work, we'll be very happy to see you and accept your help (or if you'd just like to pop in for a visit, that would be great too). Children are... Continue Reading →

Construction Day 1

Today we added more shape to the garden. Specifically, a circle. We also added some triangles, a rectangle, and an absence of shape! We marked the outline for the communal space (the circle) and later the long coir logs along the edge with spaces for paths. On the outside of this circle we started constructing... Continue Reading →

Working Bee Tomorrow

Exciting! We're now building the raised beds around the communal gathering area and need your help to measure, saw and drill tomorrow. No kids around the power tools please. We'll be meeting from 9:30am and finishing by midday when the temperature will be around 28 degrees. There'll be a refreshment stop in the middle. Share... Continue Reading →

Working Bee Postponed!

Unfortunately, due to the wet and windy weather forecast, we've made the decision to postpone the marking out working-bee. We could probably muddle through but due to a lack of solid shelter, and the risk of marking out being washed away, we feel it's better left to another day, and we will likely combine it... Continue Reading →

Mulch Mulch Mulch Mulch

So. I've just gotten off the phone with Louis from Jim's Tree and Stump Removal. He's a Fawkner local who has told me that he will give us as much mulch as we can use. Delivered. Rockstar! Thanks Louis!

Upcoming Working Bees

Hi Everyone! Just a quick note about our garden working bees in the near future: Friday 23rd March, 10am: I'll be down there from preparing things for Sunday. If you're free come down with a shovel and we'll do some tidying. Sunday 25th of March, 10am: Marking out garden beds. We'll be plotting and planning... Continue Reading →

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