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

Make your own Sauerkraut

This workshop is FULLY BOOKED. Please register your interest for future workshops at education@beelarong.org.au

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

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

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

Botanical Printing on household linen

This workshop is FULLY BOOKED. Please register your interest for future workshops at education@beelarong.org.au

Learn painting techniques using natural materials. 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.

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.

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

Bees and the Buzz in the Hive

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. Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.
Free
Booking required at education@beelarong.org.au.

Wear enclosed footwear and a hat.

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Sunday in the Garden
Sep
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

Sunday in the Garden

Beelarong Community Farm invites you to join us for a Sunday in the Garden!

This FREE event includes our new Local Kids Garden and Raised Garden Beds, plus a sausage sizzle, cob oven dampers and fun family activities.

Bring the picnic blanket for a lovely afternoon in our sunny garden. Tea and coffee available. 

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Cooking Chutney
Sep
12
9:00am 9:00am

Cooking Chutney

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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Cooking Jam
Sep
14
9:30am 9:30am

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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A bugz life
Sep
21
9:30am 9:30am

A bugz life

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

Wild and wonderful wind chimes

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

Cooking in a Cob Oven

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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Sauerkraut Workshop
Oct
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

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 Chutney
Oct
24
9:00am 9:00am

Cooking Chutney

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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Cooking Jam
Nov
14
9:30am 9:30am

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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Cooking Chutney
Aug
15
9:00am 9:00am

Cooking Chutney

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

Kokedama (Japanese moss balls)

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

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

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

Beelarong at The Morningside Festival

  • Thynne Road Morningside, QLD, 4170 Australia (map)
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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.

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Cooking Jam
Jul
18
9:30am 9:30am

Cooking Jam

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.

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

Community Composting Welcome Day

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

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Terrific Terrariums
Jul
6
9:30am 9:30am

Terrific Terrariums

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.

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Stunning Stencils
Jun
29
9:30am 9:30am

Stunning Stencils

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.

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

Traditional Home-made Sauerkraut Workshop

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/

 

 

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

Mango and Chilli Chutney Workshop

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
 

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Recycled hanging planter
Apr
18
9:30am 9:30am

Recycled hanging planter

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.

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Chutney making workshop
Mar
28
9:00am 9:00am

Chutney making workshop

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

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Neighbour Day picnic
Mar
26
1:00pm 1:00pm

Neighbour Day picnic

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

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

Cooking in a cob oven workshop

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. 

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