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Saturday May 13th, 10am – 1pm At Lyneham Commons Food Forest & St Ninian’s Church hall Be creative, have fun and learn about the food forest. Your artwork may be included in our entry sign! Artist Dr Sarah Rice will lead a small group of up to 20 children, aged 8 – 12 years, in a … More Kids Food Forest Art Workshop: Saturday May 13th, 10-1
Join us for our monthly working bee on Sunday May 7th 10-2, more details to come.
Please join us for a mini bee on Saturday 20 February from 6pm to 8:30 pm. We will be tackling the couch grass on site including 1. Removing the couch from swales 1,2 and 3 2. Trimming the flowers from other infested areas (please bring hedge shears if you have them) 3. Applying mulch to … More Mini Bee and Produce Swap 20 Feb, 6pm
The next, and final working bee for 2015 will take place in the late afternoon and early evening of Saturday 5 December. It will be a combined working bee and an end-of-year party to celebrate the commencement of Lyneham Commons. We will begin at 4pm with the working bee and finish with a shared picnic … More End of Year Party and Working Bee
Lyneham Commons is officially open! On Saturday 22 August we planted the first trees and celebrated the beginnings of the transformation of a disused and neglected space into a place where people can grow, learn and share food and knowledge. This marks culmination of two years of planning and negotiation, and many hours of hard … More Grand Opening
Would you like to be involved in Food Forest Design team? Our tasks in the next 12 months will include: Planning support plantings for stage 1 and all plantings for stage 2 Choosing and ordering tree varieties, choosing and sourcing support plants Developing and trialing planting guilds Recording outcomes Organising information sessions / workshops to … More Calling all budding food forest designers!
You’re invited to the Grand Opening of Saturday August 22 10am-3pm Map Please join us for a day of fun for the whole family. Come at 10am for the Ribbon Cutting and First Planting Ceremony with Minister for Territory and Municipal Services Shane Rattenbury.This will be followed by a planting bee to plant the first trees and supporting plants for the food … More Invitation: Grand Opening of Lyneham Commons
Lyneham Commons map While the more impatient of us had had hoped that by the time spring blossoms started to appear in Canberra we would be in a position to start the physical side of our project. Clearly we are not there yet but on the plus side there has been quite a bit of … More Newsletter and Bring and Share Picnic