Archive for September, 2011
We have spent the last few months planning our new mushroom growing project as part of our GRO program (Grounds Recycled Organically). GRO aims to reduce the amount of organic waste going to landfill, utilising it as a resource for urban farming. Nature functions under the mantra, waste = food. Mushrooms are one of the [...]
What a table! Not only did this group win the Quiz night, they also won the hamper donated by Perth City Farm for the evening, raising $319.00 for us! BIG thanks to Norma and her team….
This week they are bringing the last of their lovely pork up from Nannup. The fields are aflush with much greenery, so guess what! They are coming to market with lettuce, kale, parsley, coriander, broccolini, fennel, lemons and mandarins. Eggs are plentiful! Bee is offering a $ discount per dozen for those with Boyas. What [...]
This morning Ross and Michael were fixing the windmill on site which has been laying dormant for longer than anyone can remember! Later today we will have bore water being pumped to our gardens!
Erin is the most amazing pastry chef and is cooking beautiful cakes for us every other day! Come talk to her at the cafe if you have any special requests.
Growing our market space to compliment the outdoor gardens is an important part of the City Farm vision of ‘community’. Each week small local organic or spray-free growers arrive from Roleystone, Muchea, York and Toodyay with fresh produce to sell. Monthly we enjoy seeing farmers from Nannup with their selection of organic goodies. The wonderful [...]