Roving Refills are visiting April 14

We have some very exciting news! On Sunday, April 14 the amazing Roving Refills are visiting the garden, bringing their great range of bulk cleaning products for us to purchase. From Pet Shampoo to Bicarb, come on down (don't forget to bring your own containers!) from 10:30am to stock up! Check out their options below... Continue Reading →

Ottolenghi’s Fig & Almond Cake

Ottolenghi's recipe adapted by a member of Fawkner Food Bowls. Lovely dessert or for afternoon tea. Fantastic for the autumn when you might find yourself with a glut of figs.   PREP TIME - 10 mins COOK TIME - 45 mins TOTAL TIME - 55 mins Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS • 130g butter at room temperature... Continue Reading →

Fawkner Food Swap

Last Wednesday the garden was hit quite hard by the hail storm so we've decided not to harvest produce this coming Sunday, 10th of Feb. We also won't hold an instructional session as we'll be hosting the Fawkner Food Swap for the first time! We'll be back to harvesting and information sessions next week but... Continue Reading →

Farm fresh produce in Fawkner

Summer's been productive so we're opening Wednesday evenings until 27 Feb to give you two chances each week to benefit from the local harvest. Pick up veggies organically grown in Fawkner: -zucchinis -kale galore! -herbs -radish -beets -tomatoes are not far off. Bunches at gold coin donation for the general public. There'll also be free... Continue Reading →

Sunday Session Schedule

We’re trying to run things a little more smoothly at FFB and we’re starting with our Sunday gardening sessions.   Every Sunday there will be a 15-20min educational session focusing on a particular farming task that will need to be done on an ongoing basis at the garden. They will be walking sessions and the... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

A lot can happen in 12 Months. Wishing you all a very happy New Year, and hoping that you achieve all you hope for in 2019. Fawkner Food Bowls Team.

Saturday compost; Sunday Fawkner Festa!

Composting on Saturday 10-11am, because Sunday we’ll be at Fawkner Festa! The garden will be closed this Sunday because we’ll be at the Fawkner Festa talking about the garden and compost, and signing people up to grow tomatoes in their own gardens as part of the suburb-wide Fawkner Community Tomato Farm. Come and find us... Continue Reading →

VOTE NOW to build a Fawkner Food Hub

Imagine a super fresh veggie market at your doorstep where little ones are free to play and interact with nature… we can make that happen with your help! Fawkner Food Bowls is in the run for some big government funding and we need you to vote online to help us secure it. VOTE LINK: The Hothouse... Continue Reading →

Seedlings and Compost This Sunday

GARDEN OPEN THIS SUNDAY 22ND 10AM We’ll be planting seedlings and composting, as well as General maintenance such as weeding and watering. Would you believe that we have 4 composting systems set up?! I know. Comprehensive. So now we need materials to go into them. We need everyone to bring as many inputs as possible... Continue Reading →

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