2017 February – June Workshop Series

Grow more, Waste less, Buy wise

Date Workshop title Workshop details Times Location Cost

*To be confirmed – the supermarket visited on the tour will depend on the location of participants.
**Local Meal Box Subscribers – pay an annual fee for 12 boxes (one per month) of locally sourced ingredients.
***Port Fairy Community Centre – subsidise the workshop. A membership fee may apply.

Saturday
25 February

Warrnambool Sustainability Festival

Various activities all day. TPOW demonstrations on Fresh Cheese making and Growing an edible garden from scraps

10.40am & Midday

Warrnambool Civic Green, Main Stage

FREE

Friday
3 March

Sustainable grocery shopping tour

Learn how to save money on your groceries and make sustainable shopping choices

"5.30pm ‘til 6.30pm"

TBC*

LMB** subscribers $35.00 pp Non- subscribers $40.00 pp

Thursday
16 March

Growing, propagating and tasting Perennial edibles

We will meet a range of edible perennials, consider how they fit into a design, propagate and have go at cooking with them

10am ‘til 1pm

Port Fairy Community Centre

$10.00 pp***

Sunday
26 March

Grow you’re your own Garnish

Learn about a range of cool climate herbs and how to grow, use and propagate them

10am ‘til Midday

TPOW Port Campbell

LMB** Subscribers $35.00 pp Non Subscribers $40.00

Friday
31 March

Fresh Cheese making

Learn how to make and use fresh ricotta style cheese

10am ‘til Midday

TPOW Port Campbell

$45.00

Friday
31 March

Soil conditioning Techniques

A practical workshop were we will use a range of techniques to make compost, biochar and weed tea

1pm ‘til 3pm

TPOW Port Campbell

$40.00 pp

Sunday
9 April

Fifteen minute brunch recipes

We will examine a range of FAST food preparation techniques including making flat bread and vegetable fermentation

10am ‘til 2pm

Port Fairy Community House

$10.00 pp***

Thursday
13 April

Growing, propagating and tasting perennial edibles

We will meet a range of edible perennials, consider how they fit into a design, discuss their propagation and taste them

1pm ‘til 3pm

Bunnings Warrnambool

FREE

Sunday
30 April

Colac Artisan Food & Fibre Showcase

Various TPOW demonstrations throughout the day

10am ‘til 3pm

Colac Showgrounds

FREE

Friday
5 May

Homemade sour dough

Learn how to make and culture your own sour dough starter then create a loaf or two

10am ‘til Midday

TPOW Port Campbell

$45.00 pp

Friday
5 May

Edible Garden design: the basics

Edge effect, guilds, zoning, process flows, limiting factors, values and how they relate to edible garden design

1pm ‘til 3pm

TPOW Port Campbell

$40.00 pp

Friday
19 May

Street Food to celebrate International Food Revolution Day

Bringing an understanding of sustainable home grown food to our local streets

All day

TBC

FREE

Sunday
21 May

Gluten Free Cooking

Everything from making our own gluten free flour to sweet & savoury treats

10am ‘til 2pm

Port Fairy Community Centre

$10.00 pp***

Sunday
28 May

Cooking with and fermenting vegetables, grains and pulses

Correctly prepared grains and pulses provide a powerhouse of energy. Learn the role of fermentation in this process

10am ‘til Midday

TPOW Port Campbell

$40 pp

Friday
9 June

Sustainable grocery shopping tour

Learn how to save money on your groceries and make sustainable shopping choices

5.30pm ‘til 6.30pm

TBC*

LMB subscribers $35.00 pp, non-subscribers $40.00 pp

Thursday
15 June

Pruning and ‘fixing’ fruit trees and shrubs

Have a go at pruning and ‘fixing’ a range of fruit trees

10am ‘til 1pm

Port Fairy Community Centre

$10.00 pp

Grow you’re your own Garnish

Learn about a range of cool climate herbs and how to grow, use and propagate them