LFG Event: Garden visit Ben and Jana's productive garden

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LFG Event: Garden visit Ben and Jana's productive garden

Time: April 15, 2018 from 1pm to 3pm
Location: Woodridge
Street: 32 Blaxland St
City/Town: Woodridge
Phone: 0422905876 in important situations only
Event Type: garden, visit
Organized By: Lyn Buffett
Latest Activity: Apr 15

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Event Description

YOU are in for a treat this month with a visit to Ben and Jana's productive garden in Woodridge.  The garden is full of food and brimming with vitality, even in the middle of a heatwave (that's when I saw it).

Ben & Jana Meldt are trained Community Health Educators with over 7 years experience sharing their passion for natural health and living.

They teach practical workshops on the topics of:

  • 'Natural Remedies in the Home',
  • 'God's Green Farmacy' - using common and wild herbs as food and medicine,
  • 'Hydrotherapy' - come along to find out what this is and
  • 'Natural Home-made Body Care and Cleaning' - with soapmaking

 

They have 2 small daughters and live in Woodridge where they grow almost all their own fresh greens and vegetables in a small bio-intensive organic garden.

The garden uses freely available local hay (mown grass) and tree mulch broken down in the garden to create fertile soil out of the heavy clay and rock base. A mixture of traditional vegetables and pacific island foods such as Ibika(Island Cabbage) and snake beans are grown to get the most out of the sub-tropical climate. Tropical fruit trees fill the surrounding borders and climbers such as Loofah and Passionfruit are used to create shade and maximise productivity.

Please bring along:

- things to share: excess produce, seeds, seedlings, plant material
- a plate of food to share for afternoon tea
- a hat if it's fine 

- a small folding chair

- a mug and plate

There will be a contribution box at the event and your contribution of between $3 and $5 per person will help Logan Food Gardeners' Inc. to cover its costs.

Kids under supervision and partners are welcome.

Please RSVP to this event to let us know how many of you are coming.

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Comment by Julie Graham on April 14, 2018 at 19:34

I  have to pick up my brother from the airport on Sunday so if I get there it won't be til later on.

Comment by Fai on April 14, 2018 at 7:56

Good morning

I would like to bring my partner and two boys (9 and 13). 

Thankyou

Fai

Comment by karen hawkes on April 13, 2018 at 19:15

My husband Warren and Myself will be attending, looking forward to it as we have not been for awhile, see you all then. karen

Comment by Gillian Grayling on April 12, 2018 at 15:05

Hi Lyn, I would like to bring one friend, who may become a member.

Comment by Jana Meldt on April 12, 2018 at 14:31

Ok thanks Lyn

Comment by Lyn Buffett on April 12, 2018 at 12:54

Just don't invite another club along :) he he

Comment by Lyn Buffett on April 12, 2018 at 12:52

Yes you can :)

Comment by Kay Bright on April 12, 2018 at 7:00

Hi Lyn, Would it be OK if I bring along my in laws with Andrew and myself, or is a closed event.  Regards Kay

Comment by Jana Meldt on April 10, 2018 at 19:30

Lyn, Would it be okay to invite our neighbours to come along to see what LFG is all about, or do you prefer for it to be a "closed" event? Jana

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