Gnocchi making
Jun
4
9:30 AM09:30

Gnocchi making

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Using farm fresh potatoes and eggs you will learn how simple and easy it is to make these delicate dumplings. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

 

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A hand full of plaster fun
Jun
7
9:30 AM09:30

A hand full of plaster fun

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Make a plaster of Paris hand and fill it with succulents or decorate it and use it as a dish to hold jewellery. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear and bring an apron. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Kimchi
May
22
9:30 AM09:30

Kimchi

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

This spicy side dish is made from salted and fermented vegetables including cabbage, carrot and radish and seasonings such as chilli, garlic and ginger. It is very easy to make and has probiotics which are very good for your tummy. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron and a one litre jar with a lid to take your kimchi home.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Pasta making
May
21
9:30 AM09:30

Pasta making

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Learn simple techniques to produce your own silky and smooth handmade pasta using farm-fresh eggs and a little bit of love. Once you have made your pasta you will learn how to dry it and take it home with you to cook.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron and a container for the pasta. 

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Kokedama - Japanese moss balls
May
17
9:30 AM09:30

Kokedama - Japanese moss balls

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Create your own hanging planters using sphagnum moss, 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. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Kimchi
May
8
9:30 AM09:30

Kimchi

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

This spicy side dish is made from salted and fermented vegetables including cabbage, carrot and radish and seasonings such as chilli, garlic and ginger. It is very easy to make and has probiotics which are very good for your tummy. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron and a one litre jar with a lid to take your kimchi home.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Chutney workshop
May
1
9:00 AM09:00

Chutney workshop

This workshop is cancelled and will be rescheduled. You can register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list. 

In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a delicious chutney that you will bottle and take home to enjoy. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron and a small jar with a lid to take home your chutney. 

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Monthly Working Bee
Apr
29
3:00 AM03:00

Monthly Working Bee

Join us for our monthly working bee from 3 to 5pm! There are always jobs for everyone, whatever your skills or capabilities are. 
This time we will be concentrating on the area leading down to Beelarong street, adjacent to the food forest. 

We will share an afternoon tea. Hope to see you there!

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Thai Curry Paste
Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

Thai Curry Paste

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Learn how to make a variety of Thai curry pastes from scratch and how to alter the heat to suit your taste. Join some enthusiastic cooks for a fun afternoon. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Cucumbers in the Kitchen
Apr
24
9:30 AM09:30

Cucumbers in the Kitchen

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Learn how to use this versatile vegetable in pickles, hors d’oeuvres, soup, spiralled noodles, salsa, side dishes and endless salad variations. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Sauerkraut
Apr
17
9:30 AM09:30

Sauerkraut

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Get ready to use your hands during the making of this delicious fermented food. Learn how to look after it once you take it home. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron and a one litre jar with a lid to take home your sauerkraut.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Terrific terrariums
Apr
12
9:30 AM09:30

Terrific terrariums

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

This activity is part of the Gold'n'Kids program for children and seniors to enjoy together. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
Cost $5
All materials will be provided, however you may like to bring your own glass container and favourite small gathered objects like shells and pebbles. Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

This is an Embracing 2018 Active and Healthy Challenge Activity.  Go to the Active and Healthy Challenge web page to find out how to enter the draw to win great prizes.

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Egg carton greenhouse
Apr
9
9:30 AM09:30

Egg carton greenhouse

These egg carton greenhouses are a fun and simple way to get the kids into gardening by growing seedlings and sprouts. Take your greenhouse home with you. You will also be decorating a terracotta pot to take home.

This activity is part of the Gold'n'Kids program for children and seniors to enjoy together. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
Cost $5
All materials provided. Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

This is an Embracing 2018 Active and Healthy Challenge Activity.  Go to the Active and Healthy Challenge web page to find out how to enter the draw to win great prizes.

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Planter Pot
Mar
26
9:30 AM09:30

Planter Pot

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

Using natural and recycled hessian you will make an environmentally friendly plant pot useful for herbs, cacti and small flowering plants. Plant your seedling to take home. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Thai Curry Paste
Mar
25
2:00 PM14:00

Thai Curry Paste

This workshop is now booked out. See our second workshop on Saturday 28th April.

Learn how to make a variety of Thai curry pastes from scratch and how to alter the heat to suit your taste. Join some enthusiastic cooks for a fun afternoon. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Working Bee
Mar
17
7:30 AM07:30

Working Bee

Join us for our first working bee of the year on Saturday 17th March, from 7.30 to 11.30 am. Even if you don’t spend the whole four hours at Beelarong, any time spent helping out would be appreciated.
We will be working in conjunction with students from the Griffith University Enactus Club. 

When you arrive at the farm, seek out the team leader where you want to spend your time and make yourself known.

The team leaders, and some tasks, are:
- David Costello : Composting - Move compost from small bins to large bays; Mulch tree and garden waste from around the farm; Turn old compost bays; Build a new bay.
- Heather O’Donnell: Turning compost tumblers
- Paula Kennedy: Weeding of paths and community allotments
- Bob McConachie: Tidy area near toilet
- Josette Mathers: Weeding and tidying of area near allotments/jaboticabas/near side fence, towards Beelarong St.

Morning tea and a barbecue lunch will be supplied on the day.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Balinese Cooking
Mar
11
11:00 AM11:00

Balinese Cooking

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au as we might be able to organise a second workshop at a later date. 

Learn how to prepare and cook fragrant and spicy curries, sambals (chilli sauce), noodles and salads. This cuisine uses lots of aromatic spices that are tasty and healthy. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron. All materials provided.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Cob oven cooking
Mar
8
9:30 AM09:30

Cob oven cooking

This workshop is now booked out. You can still register your interest at education@beelarong.org.au and go on the waiting list.

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. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear and bring an apron.

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Chutney workshop
Mar
6
9:00 AM09:00

Chutney workshop

This workshop is now booked out. Our next Chutney workshop will be held on Tuesday 1st May and there are still a few places available. Please contact education@beelarong.org.au to book.

This is another of our popular workshops! In this hands-on session you will learn how to make a delicious chutney that you will bottle and take home to enjoy. Walking tour of the farm included.

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron and a small jar with a lid to take home your chutney. 

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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Jam workshop
Feb
20
9:30 AM09:30

Jam workshop

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

This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Wear enclosed footwear, bring an apron and a small jar with a lid to take home your jam. 

Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au 

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2017 AGM
Dec
10
3:00 PM15:00

2017 AGM

Beelarong Community Farm Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 10th December 2017 at 3pm. Copies of the proxy form and the nomination form can be found here

Nominations for positions on the Management Committee must be received by the Secretary by the 26th November. We are always looking for motivated and committed people to join us!

Please return nomination forms to : The Secretary, PO BOX 595, Morningside Qld 4170, or give them directly to Lorraine (Treasurer) or Richard (President) at the farm.

There will be food and drinks afterwards. Please bring a plate.
Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Kid's garden building
Dec
1
3:30 PM15:30

Kid's garden building

Join us at the farm on Friday 1st December! Bunnings will be supporting the Beelarong Community by donating and constructing a children’s garden and other accessories.

Kids, come along and help build our new bed and plant some veggies and flowers!

We will be supplying afternoon tea for the kids and tea and coffee for the parents from 3.30pm. The garden bed building will be from 4pm to 5pm. What a great way to finish off the week and meet some other Mums and Dads!

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Beelarong's 20th Anniversary
Nov
19
3:00 PM15:00

Beelarong's 20th Anniversary

Join us to celebrate Beelarong Community Farm’s 20 years anniversary on Sunday 19th November from 3pm to 6pm.

It is thanks to the support of thousands of volunteers over the years, passionate gardeners and community leaders, local councillors and MPs, local businesses and everyone who visits the farm that we became what we are today.

We will organise a sausage sizzle, fire the cob oven and provide drinks and entertainment. More details to come.

Please rsvp by the 12th November for catering purposes here: https://www.trybooking.com/326568

 

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Cooking Jam
Nov
14
9:30 AM09:30

Cooking Jam

This workshop is now booked out. Register your interest for future workshops at education@beelarong.org.au

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. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
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.

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Cooking Chutney
Oct
24
9:00 AM09:00

Cooking Chutney

This workshop is now booked out. Register your interest for future workshops at education@beelarong.org.au

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. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
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.

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Knit’n’Natter, Crochet’n’Chatter
Oct
10
9:30 AM09:30

Knit’n’Natter, Crochet’n’Chatter

Come along to Beelarong Community Farm at 9.30am on Tuesday 10th October and join a friendly group to knit or crochet Poppies. 

We will contribute to the 5000 Poppies Appeal, which is a Community Tribute to pay Respect and Remembrance and to honour the fallen in WW1 on Remembrance Day 2018. This is the Centenary of the end of WW1. They will be planted in Canberra or they may be distributed to the RSL.

A friend of the Farm, Roxy Hutchinson, will be there to teach beginners and the patterns are very simple. Copies will be available to take home.
We will set ourselves a target on the day.

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You will need to bring along the following,
1 ball of 8 ply red wool.
1 pr 3.25 or 3.5 mm needles (if knitting)
3.5mm Crochet hook (if tension is loose drop to 3.0 MM hook)
Darning needle.
Green and Black wool will be available at the farm for the centres.
If you have buttons suitable for the centres, please bring them along.

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This will be a fun relaxing morning and the farm will supply tea and coffee.
Please feel free to bring a plate of goodies to share.

Please email education@beelarong.org.au or phone 0401 168 657 to register your interest in attending.

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Sauerkraut Workshop
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

Sauerkraut Workshop

Learn how to make sauerkraut! This is a hands-on session where you will make your sauerkraut to take home.

We will teach you about the fermentation process and how to look after your sauerkraut during the fermentation stage. Within a matter of days you will be able to enjoy the finished product at home.

$20/person (includes your very own sauerkraut to take home)
All welcome

Bookings at https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=309236

More information at education@beelarong.org.au

 

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Cooking in a Cob Oven
Oct
5
9:30 AM09:30

Cooking in a Cob Oven

This workshop is now booked out. Register your interest for future workshops at education@beelarong.org.au

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. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
Cost $5
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Bring an apron and wear enclosed footwear.

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Wild and wonderful wind chimes
Sep
25
9:30 AM09:30

Wild and wonderful wind chimes

This workshop is now booked out. Register your interest for future workshops at education@beelarong.org.au

Make and decorate your own garden wind chimes to take home and watch spin in the wind.

This activity is part of the Gold'n'Kids program for children and seniors to enjoy together. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Bookings required at education@beelarong.org.au. 

All materials provided. Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear.

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A bugz life
Sep
21
9:30 AM09:30

A bugz life

This workshop is now booked out. Register your interest for future workshops at education@beelarong.org.au

Come and explore the garden to investigate how bugs live and how bugs help our gardens grow. Using natural and recycled items we will show you how to design, build and decorate your very own bug hotel to take home.

This activity is part of the Gold'n'Kids program for children and seniors to enjoy together. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council
Cost $5
Bookings essential at education@beelarong.org.au.

All materials provided. Wear old clothes and enclosed footwear.

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Cooking Jam
Sep
14
9:30 AM09:30

Cooking Jam

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. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
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.

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