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Perth City Farm is Growing Ideas

Jun 25, 2013 Comments Off by

On June 27th, 2013 Perth City Farm launched another exciting new project called the Growing Gardens. The Growing Gardens project will place Perth City Farm at the cutting edge of high intensity food production for urban spaces. The garden has five major components – 28 square metres of intensive soil-based beds; 24 square metres of bioponic […]

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As We Are – Monday 24 June 2013

Jun 11, 2013 Comments Off by

Download the AWA 2013 Forum Flyer with registration form.

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GRO Project volunteers needed!

Apr 11, 2013 Comments Off by

We’re looking for volunteers for the GRO Project. Much of the construction and R&D is now behind us, so it’s time to grow in numbers and mushrooms. You’ll learn & make friends as you provide hands on support to our existing GRO team, and our new worm farms. Our requirement is for volunteers on Monday […]

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ASeTTS Family Fun Day

Feb 12, 2013 Comments Off by

In January we organised a Family Fun Day at Perth City Farm with the Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors (ASeTTS). Clients spent the day here participating in various activities including gardening, cooking and a drumming workshop. At lunch time the clients shared a meal with our staff and volunteers, with many ingredients […]

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Grant awarded by City of Perth

Jan 09, 2013 Comments Off by

The entrance to Perth City Farm will soon undergo a transformation, thanks to the City of Perth awarding us $10,000 recently.  Converting this underutilised 220 sq metre area into a showcase of a variety of ways to plant your edible garden either on balconies or yards is a much anticipated community need and benefit. In addition to […]

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GRO Project news

Aug 16, 2012 Comments Off by

Perth City Farm has an exciting new project in progress! Check out our GRO Project page for all the info about this project which recycles used coffee grounds from local cafes, to grow oyster mushrooms. It was trialled last year and is now being set up on a larger scale.

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The lengths we will go to for Edible Nature Play

Jul 27, 2011 Comments Off by

We have had this amazing tree trunk lying around at city farm that’s been here since I can remember.  Its been home to various insects, animals and people over the years.  You could not design a better kids play space than this if you tried so we decided to try and move this massive tree […]

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Our Cafe’s New Twitter Feed – @cityfarmcafe

Jun 22, 2011 2 Comments by

Meet Julie Broad, our new cafe manager.  Julie grew up on a biodynamic farm and ran the successful Food Store – Deli Cafe.  The cafe has changed a lot in the last few weeks so if you haven’t visited for a while, check it out.  Seasonal produce, organic foods, friendly service, all surrounded by edible […]

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