COMPOSTING BASICS

W E D  2 1  O C T O B E R , 6 . 3 0 - 8 . 3 0 P M, TAKAPUNA

Join Composting expert Pip Beagley, from the Compost Collective, to learn about the three main types of composting: Compost Bins, Worm Farms and Bokashi Bins. You can successfully turn kitchen scraps into valuable fertiliser for your garden. Worm Farms and Bokashi Bins can also be used by people in apartments with a balcony to turn food scraps into fertiliser for their balcony plants. You can learn how to grow food in small spaces at a later workshop.
Confirmed participants will receive a $40.00 discount toward the purchase of a composting system that can be redeemed online.
This course is proudly supported by Auckland Council and delivered by the Compost Collective.
Discount Voucher Terms & Conditions
* One discount voucher per household
* Discount Voucher will be emailed to you 24 hours after attending the course
* Discount Voucher expires after 3 months
PLEASE NOTE: You can select multiple tickets under one registration however in this case one discount voucher will be sent to the registered email only.
This workshop is part of a free series of workshops on sustainable living for residents of the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board area to help improve community resilience and sustainability in our local communities.
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GROWING FOOD IN YOUR BACKYARD

W E D  2 8  O C T O B E R , 6 . 3 0 - 8 P M, TAKAPUNA

Join us for a free workshop on Growing Food in your Backyard. Led by gardening expert Paul Crowhurst, you'll be guided through how to get the best out of your home grown vegetables, fruit and herbs. This workshop is ideal for beginners to backyard vegetable gardening. This short course will tell you the types of gardens you can create, the types of soil needed and how to care for the plants plus some tips on what to plant that you can grow easily. 

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GROWING FOOD IN SMALL SPACES

W E D  4  N O V E M B E R , 6 . 3 0 - 8 P M, TAKAPUNA

Join us for a free workshop on Growing Food in Small Spaces. Led by container gardening expert Paul Crowhurst, you'll be guided through how to get the best out of your container grown vegetables and herbs. This workshop is ideal for apartment and small section dwellers. We will look at soils and fertilisers to use plus how to prevent the bugs from undoing all your good work. We touch on what are the best crops to grow to get the best out of a small space and any pitfalls you may encounter.

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MAKING THE MOST OF LEFTOVERS COOKING DEMONSTRATION

W E D  1 1  N O V E M B E R , 6 . 3 0 - 8 . 3 0 P M, TAKAPUNA

This is a free workshop on making the most of your food. Join Love Food Hate Waste tutor Bindi, who will be demonstrating creative new ideas to use up your leftovers as well as offering advice on how to store your food to make it last longer. Save money and make a big contribution to helping the environment. 
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KAWAKAWA BALM WORKSHOP

WE D  18 NOVEMBER, 6 . 3 0 - 8 . 3 0 P M, TAKAPUNA

Join us for this free workshop to learn how to make Kawakawa balm. Kawakawa is a native New Zealand plant that's well known for its healing properties. It's anti-microbial, soothes irritation, reduces inflammation & improves circulation. It can be use for dry skin, insect bites, cuts and grazes and skin rashes. The workshop is led by Michelle Whiu.

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HAVE A GO AT HARAKEKE (FLAX) WEAVING

W E D  2 5  N O V E M B E R , 6 . 3 0 - 8 . 3 0 P M, TAKAPUNA

Join us for this free workshop to have a go at Harakeke (flax) weaving. Tutor Michelle Whiu will introduce participants to the basics of Raranga - flax weaving, including techniques for harvesting, and making simple weavings.

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MAKING BEESWAX FOOD WRAPS WORKSHOP

W E D  2  D E C E M B E R , 6 . 3 0 - 8 P M, TAKAPUNA

Reusable beeswax wraps are a beautiful organic product that are perfect for wrapping cheese, sandwiches, leftovers, snacks for the little ones, and almost anything else you can think of. A great alternative to using plastic wrap.
Join us for this free workshop to learn how to make a beeswax wrap. All materials will be provided for you to make one beeswax wrap and you'll receive instructions on where to source materials to make more and how to make them at home. These are fantastic things to make for Christmas gifts for family and friends!

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