Corporate / group volunteering, farm immersion and team-building program
Join the Northey Street City Farm Community Impact Program to:
- Be introduced to permaculture and our city farm.
- Experience how we are implementing permaculture in practice.
- Connect with your team in a relaxed setting.
- Have a sense of well-being from spending time in our urban oasis.
- Feel good vibes from supporting a not-for-profit organisation that is committed to sustainability and ecological and social regeneration.
- Get your hands dirty!
Suggested Plan for the Day
Note: this can be tailored to your group’s interests and needs – times can be different and variations made to activities.
9.00 – 10:30am Welcome, Acknowledgement of Country, Interactive tour of the farm
10:30 – 11:00am Morning tea
11.00 – 11:30am Workshop session (composting / propagation / planting / harvesting / preserving / garden maintenance / bush regeneration)
11:30am – 12:30pm Volunteering session
12:30 – 1:15pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:45pm Volunteering session (alternative for a second workshop session to start with, followed by volunteering)
2:45 – 3:00pm Wrap up.
Pricing (GST inclusive)
We are offering a 10% discount on any bookings made in 2023 – this can be for a 2024 date (excludes food).
Weekdays (Tuesday – Thursday): $100 per person, with a $500 minimum (without food)
Saturdays: $130 per person, with a $650 minimum (without food)
Add morning tea: $15pp
Add lunch: $26 pp
25% non-refundable deposit required to secure your place. The remainder of the payment is due within 14 days of your visit.
In the case of bad weather, we are able to reschedule your visit.
What to bring and wear
Wear comfortable, closed-in shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Be prepared for the weather with a sun hat and wet weather gear. Bring a water bottle, and gardening gloves if you wish (alternatively we can supply gloves).