Beelarong at The Morningside Festival
Jul
30
9:00 am09:00

Beelarong at The Morningside Festival

  • Thynne Road Morningside, QLD, 4170 Australia

Make sure you visit Beelarong’s stall at the Morningside Festival! 

*** Local artist Dianne Lloyd will be showcasing her beautiful cards featuring local scenes around Morningside.
*** Take the opportunity to check out our delicious jams, marmalades and pickles for sale. Dorothea is well known for her organic Rosella Jam made from fruit grown at Beelarong - but be quick - it’s sure to sell out early.
*** Plants, herbs and succulents will be on sale.
*** Bring the kids over to our stall where they can pot up their own seedlings to take home with them.
*** Look for our group in the grand Parade at 10am.
*** Di Ferguson’s scarecrow “Costa” will be there. Bring along your phone or camera and take a pic with him.
*** Back at the farm, cnr York and Beverley Streets, Lisa will be hosting tours of the farm at 12:30pm and 1:30pm.

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Beelarong, growing your own veggies, and finding out more about how you can become involved and enjoy the place.

Kokedama (Japanese moss balls)
Aug
10
9:30 am09:30

Kokedama (Japanese moss balls)

  • Beelarong Community Farm

This workshop is FULLY BOOKED.

Create your own hanging planters using sphagnum moss and twine and suitable plants. These unusual planters look great in your home and are very easy to make. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Bookings required at education@beelarong.org.au

Wear enclosed footwear and bring an apron. All materials provided.

Cooking Chutney
Aug
15
9:00 am09:00

Cooking Chutney

  • Beelarong Community Farm

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a delicious chutney. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Bookings required at education@beelarong.org.au

Bring an apron, a small sterilised jar with lid to take home your chutney and wear enclosed footwear.

Make your own Sauerkraut
Aug
22
9:30 am09:30

Make your own Sauerkraut

  • Beelarong Community Farm

This workshop is FULLY BOOKED.

Get ready to use your hands during the making of this delicious fermented food. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Bookings required at education@beelarong.org.au

Bring an apron, a sterilised 1 litre mason jar (or similar) and wear enclosed footwear.

Botanical Printing on household linen
Sep
7
9:30 am09:30

Botanical Printing on household linen

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Learn painting techniques using natural materials. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Wear enclosed footwear and bring an apron. Calico bags will be provided to print on but you may prefer to bring plain cotton or linen items to use.

Bees and the Buzz in the Hive
Sep
9
9:30 am09:30

Bees and the Buzz in the Hive

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Lisa Kelly from 3 Fat Bees is a self taught apiarist who started four years ago with one hive. Over this time Lisa has increased her hive numbers to fifty and now has a commercial business. Lisa will impart her knowledge of the interesting and exciting world and life of bees.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Free
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Wear enclosed footwear and a hat.

Cooking Chutney
Sep
12
9:00 am09:00

Cooking Chutney

  • Beelarong Community Farm

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a delicious chutney. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Bookings required at education@beelarong.org.au

Bring an apron, a small sterilised jar with lid to take home your chutney and wear enclosed footwear.

Cooking Jam
Sep
14
9:30 am09:30

Cooking Jam

  • Beelarong Community Farm

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a tasty jam using seasonal fruit. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Bring an apron, a small sterilised jar with lid to take home your jam and wear enclosed footwear.

Cooking in a Cob Oven
Oct
5
9:30 am09:30

Cooking in a Cob Oven

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Learn how to prepare and cook damper and pumpkin scones in the Community Farm's cob oven. Share the finished products after taking a walking tour of the farm. As a bonus, there will be a demonstration on how to make lemon butter.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Bring an apron and wear enclosed footwear.

Cooking Chutney
Oct
24
9:00 am09:00

Cooking Chutney

  • Beelarong Community Farm

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a delicious chutney. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Bookings required at education@beelarong.org.au

Bring an apron, a small sterilised jar with lid to take home your chutney and wear enclosed footwear.

Cooking Jam
Nov
14
9:30 am09:30

Cooking Jam

  • Beelarong Community Farm

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a tasty jam using seasonal fruit. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Bring an apron, a small sterilised jar with lid to take home your jam and wear enclosed footwear.


Cooking Jam
Jul
18
9:30 am09:30

Cooking Jam

  • Beelarong community farm

This workshop is FULLY BOOKED.

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a tasty jam using seasonal fruit. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.
Cost $5
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Bring an apron, a small sterilised jar with lid to take home your jam and wear enclosed footwear.

Community Composting Welcome Day
Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

Community Composting Welcome Day

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Council's network of Community Composting Hubs is growing!

Help minimise the amount of waste you send to landfill by composting your kitchen scraps and helping your local community grow fruit and vegetables.
This casual, yet engaging, event will include a free morning tea and provide an opportunity for a Council Waste Minimisation Officer to explain how the new facility works and the valuable sustainability outcomes achieved by disposing of organic food waste responsibly.

So come to Beelarong on Saturday 15th July to join this new composting project!

More information about the project here: https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/environment-waste/be-clean-green-brisbane/green-homes/sustainable-gardening/compost-organic-waste-recycling/compost/community-composting

Terrific Terrariums
Jul
6
9:30 am09:30

Terrific Terrariums

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Create your own mini terrarium using new and re-cycled materials. All materials will be provided however you may like to bring your own glass container and favourite small gathered objects (shells and pebbles).

***This activity is part of the Gold'n'Kids program for children and seniors to enjoy together.***

Cost $5 per child
Bookings absolutely essential as places and resources are limited. To book email education@beelarong.org.au.

All materials provided. Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear.

Stunning Stencils
Jun
29
9:30 am09:30

Stunning Stencils

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Gather natural objects (leaves, feathers and grasses) at the farm and use them as stencils to create your own colourful artworks on fabric, paper and card.

***This activity is part of the Gold'n'Kids program for children and seniors to enjoy together.***

Cost $5 per child
Bookings absolutely essential as places and resources are limited. To book email education@beelarong.org.au.

All materials provided. Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear.

Sauerkraut workshop
Jun
20
9:30 am09:30

Sauerkraut workshop

  • Beelarong Community Farm

FULLY BOOKED.

Get ready to use your hands during the making of this delicious fermented food! 
Walking tour of Beelarong Community Farm included.
$5
GOLD program.
Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au. Places are limited.
Wear enclosed footwear and bring a sterilised 1 litre mason jar (or similar) to take home your sauerkraut.

Traditional Home-made Sauerkraut Workshop
May
27
1:00 pm13:00

Traditional Home-made Sauerkraut Workshop

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Join Jean, a sauerkraut expert, in this relaxed workshop where you will learn how to make Sauerkraut. Enjoy afternoon tea and take a tour of the garden.
This is a hands-on workshop - bring an apron, your favourite sharp knife and a one-litre mason jar or similar to take your sauerkraut home.

Fee $15. There are a limited number of places available so booking is essential. Pre-payment will secure your booking.
email education@beelarong.org.au or call 0412 699 082

https://www.facebook.com/events/457209554616873/

 

 

Cooking Jam workshop
May
16
9:30 am09:30

Cooking Jam workshop

  • Beelarong Community Farm

FULLY BOOKED.

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a tasty jam using seasonal fruit. 
Walking tour of Beelarong Community Farm included.
$5
GOLD program.
Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au. Places are limited.
Wear enclosed footwear and bring a small sterilised jar with lid to take home your jam.
 

Mango and Chilli Chutney Workshop
May
9
9:00 am09:00

Mango and Chilli Chutney Workshop

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Enrol in this relaxed workshop where you will learn how to make delicious Mango and Chilli Chutney. 
Enjoy morning tea and a guided walk around the gardens; plus, you get to take a sample home!
Home-style food crafts are making a come-back - this chutney will give you a special burst of flavour on your sandwich or added to your dinner plate.
Open to all ages - it’s NOT part of the Council’s GOLD program.
Fee $15. There are a limited number of places available so booking is essential. Pre-payment will secure your booking.
Email education@beelarong.org.au or call 0401 168 657

https://www.facebook.com/events/764985607010372/?active_tab=about
 

Recycled hanging planter
Apr
18
9:30 am09:30

Recycled hanging planter

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Transform a plastic milk container into a unique work of art. Paint and pot a herb and take home your living work of art. 
Walking tour of Beelarong Community Farm included.
$5
GOLD program.
Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au. Places are limited.
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an empty, clean 2 litre plastic milk container and an art apron or wear an old shirt.

Terrarium workshop
Apr
11
9:30 am09:30

Terrarium workshop

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Make a tiny garden in a jar at Beelarong Community Farm using a selection of plants and plastic figurines. Also learn how to care for your terrarium when you take it home.
Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear. All materials provided.
$5
GOLD'n'Kids program.
Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au. Places are limited.

Bugs'n'Kids
Apr
10
9:30 am09:30

Bugs'n'Kids

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Come on a bug hunt at Beelarong Community Farm and learn about how different insects are mega important in the garden. Make your own bug out of recycled craft material.
Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear. All materials provided.
$5
GOLD'n'Kids program.
Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au. Places are limited.

Sprouty Heads
Apr
3
9:30 am09:30

Sprouty Heads

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Paint egg cartons to create faces and plant sprout seeds to grow colourful hair. Hands-on tour of Beelarong Community Farm is included.
Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear. All materials provided.
$5
GOLD'n'Kids program.
Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au. Places are limited.

Chutney making workshop
Mar
28
9:00 am09:00

Chutney making workshop

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Enrol in this relaxed workshop where you will learn how to make delicious chutney.
Enjoy morning tea and a guided walk around Beelarong Community Farm; plus, you get to take a sample home.
Home-style food crafts are making a come-back and preserving is a wonderful
addition to your culinary skills - a pot of home-made chutney makes a delightful gift.
Fee: $15
https://www.facebook.com/events/730150520473204/

There are a limited number of places available so booking is essential. Pre-payment will secure your booking.
Email education@beelarong.org.au Mobile 0401 168 657

Neighbour Day picnic
Mar
26
1:00 pm13:00

Neighbour Day picnic

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Beelarong Community Farm invites you to a Neighbour Day picnic on Sunday 26 March from 1 to 3pm.
Bring your own lunch and picnic blanket.
We will provide drinks, cob oven pizzas and damper, music, farm tours, raffle, small activity for kids and other surprises!

Keep an eye out for updates on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1873238559556332/

This is a FREE event and a great opportunity to meet us and your neighbours!
Info and RSVP at info@beelarong.org.au or 0401 168 657

Cooking in a cob oven workshop
Mar
21
9:30 am09:30

Cooking in a cob oven workshop

  • Beelarong Community Farm

Learn how to prepare and cook damper and pumpkin scones in the Community Farm's cob oven. Share the finished products after taking a walking tour of the farm. 
As a bonus, there will be a demonstration on how to make lemon butter.
$5 per head. GOLD program.
Wear enclosed footwear and bring an apron.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au.