Backyard Bounty: Food Growing Intensive

Created: Friday, 10 July 2015

Get your soil singing and hands dirty with this practical and comprehensive course.  Learn the secrets of designing, creating and coaxing abundant growth from your edible food garden. From lawn to lunch or give your existing garden a makeover with fresh eyes.

Enrol today by calling 5475 2093 or emailing Amy at

This course is informed by permacultural, organic and biodynamic principles and will cover saucy subjects such as plant propagation, seed saving, compost making, worm farms, soil health, crop rotation, biochar, pest and disease prevention, pruning, natural beekeeping, chooks in the system, garden design, wicking beds, wild foraging and much more! Be prepared to rub shoulders with soil microbes and get down and dirty with garden design!

The course will be delivered by a variety of dynamic and experienced local teachers who will guide you in your practical learning journey from soil to seed. No food growing experience necessary!

The course will run mostly on Fridays in Term 3 (17th July- 18th September) and 4 (9th October- 18th December) with the occasional Sunday session. List of dates to be confirmed.

First session: Friday 17TH July
Time 9am-3pm
Venues: will change every week depending on the topic, but will be spread between locations in Castlemaine, Maldon and Harcourt.

Course Price
Full: $400
Concession: $250

Individual topics will also be available as stand-alone workshops but it is much more economical to sign on to the whole course.     

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