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Organic Vegetable Growing

Organic Vegetable Growing

Learn how to get the most from your garden and enjoy an abundance of organic vegetables, fruits and herbs.

This hands-on Organic Vegetable Gardening workshop designed for the beginner will give you all the skills needed to develop your own thriving vegetable garden.

The workshop is a mix of classroom presentations and practical exercises, giving you a chance to get your hands dirty on a real working farm.

You will learn to:

  • Build healthy soils
  • Work with the seasons
  • Grow a productive garden, including vegetables, fruits and herbs
Meet your trainer

Donna Livermore is an educator, biologist, permaculture and gardening teacher, and community activator.

She is passionate about living a life of good health, sustainable abundance and with a strong connection to the environment and local community. Donna has an on-going commitment to school education through her work in sustainability and biodiversity education.

With chickens, worms and a productive food garden in the front yard of her tiny suburban block, Donna is reimagining what it means to live a good life in the city and shares this with others in her local community and through her Instagram page @AGoodLifeintheCityandTown.

Workshop Specifics

What will I learn?

  • How to get the most from your garden growing organic vegetables, fruits and herbs
  • Gain an insight into seasonal produce growing
  • Learn the skills and knowledge required to create an abundant and productive garden

What will I take away?

  • Insights from the chance to get your hands dirty on a real working farm

What should I bring?

  • Notepad
  • Writing materials

What should I wear?

  • Casual clothes you don’t mind getting dirty in
  • Sturdy, weather-appropriate footwear

Terms and conditions

Our booking and refund policies, concession pricing information, FAQs, as well as other general terms and conditions can be viewed here.


September 14 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm

5 Hours
CERES Brunswick, Corner of Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Victoria.

Concession Available.


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Organic Vegetable Growing Sep Full fare
$ 145.00
15 available
Organic Vegetable Growing Sep Concession
$ 130.00
15 available
Organic Vegetable Growing Sep Member
$ 130.00
15 available

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