School SEED Garden

Opening Tuesday 8th of December, 11am All welcome Morning tea provided We are excited to announce the official opening of our School ‘SEED’ Garden.  This new area will provide visiting schools and children with invaluable hands-on gardening experience and a fun, vibrant education in sustainability for many years to come. We look forward to seeing you there! Learn more. Continue reading for more information.

 

Earth Arts at the Farm

The farm community is lucky to have Bob McMahon come in regularly for a veritable treasure trove of art activities with natural and recycled materials. Every Sunday morning it’s all happening at the Organic Markets, but also on Tuesdays and Fridays. Bob engages people of all ages with pottery, paper mache, mud painting and music activities – just come and say ‘Hi’ and get involved. All participation and your take-home […]

 

Outdoor Classrooms: A Handbook for School Gardens - Book Launch

Jerry Coleby-Williams, a presenter on the ABC TV program Gardening Australia, launched our new book at Northey Street City Farm on Thursday. This guide is a an essential handbook for all school gardeners, and can be purchased through our Edible Landscapes Nursery.

 

Earth Art in Schools - An Open Letter to Teachers and Educators

A message from Karen Shapcott, Arts Coordinator at Northey Street City Farm: Dear Teachers, Northey Street City Farm would like to inform you about the exciting Earth Art Project currently being featured at the farm.  Local Brisbane environmental artists  are attempting to create the World’s Longest Painting Made from Mud on Newspaper.  Using newspaper, flour glue and paint made entirely from mud, we are creating a biodegradable, non-toxic and recyclable […]

 

School Gardens - A Growing Communities Video

Growing Communities works closely with local schools to develop school gardens along permaculture lines. This video features Grovely State School. Starting from Northey Street City Farm, GC now operates from the Spiral Hub in West End, Brisbane.  Learn more at GrowingCommunities.org.au. View more City Farm videos, or subscribe directly to NSCF on YouTube.