Health and Food

Fresh healthy food

straight from your own garden.

Growing and preparing healthy meal options for your whole family. Save money and be healthy by completing one of our short courses.

Have fun with like minded people in a relaxing and supported environment.

PADDOCK 2 PLATE – BACKYARD VEGIES
HERBS 4 HEALTH – KITCHEN GARDEN

Paddock 2 Plate

Schedule

Code

17ESWOMEN Women’s warehouse – Paddock 2 Plate
ACFE Subsidised course (eligibility conditions apply)

Campus
To be confirmed

Schedule
Term 3 – commencing August (continous intake, join anytime)

Duration and day
To be confirmed

Fees
To be confirmed

Description

Course Description

This course will take place in the Cire community garden and kitchen (including our pizza oven)

Topics for this course include:

Where our food comes from

What is propagation media?

Soil health and preparation

Seed and plant propagation

Tending to the growing gardening

Harvesting

Cycle of the seasons

Preparing the harvested produce in the kitchen

Backyard Vegies

Schedule

Code

17ESWOMEN Women’s warehouse – Backyard Vegies
ACFE Subsidised course (eligibility conditions apply)

Campus
ECOSS (Wesburn)

Schedule
Term 4 – commencing October dates to be confirmed

Duration and day
9.30am -2.30pm – day to be confirmed

Fees
To be confirmed

Description

Course Description

This course will be held in the ECOSS vegie garden.

Topics for this course include:

Finding the best position for your vegie patch in your backyard

Vegie patch design- traditional to Mandala design, which is right for you?

Tools and materials needed to construction your backyard vegie patch

Best position for plants for harvest success

Co-planting possibilities and potential

Composting

Practical applications and cottage enterprise ideas utilise over supply of stock

Herbs 4 Health

Schedule

Code

17ESWOMEN Women’s warehouse – Herbs 4 health
ACFE Subsidised course (eligibility conditions apply)

Campus
ECOSS (Wesburn)

Schedule
Term 3 – commencing September dates to be confirmed

Duration and day
9.30am -2.30pm – day to be confirmed

Fees
To be confirmed

Description

Course Description

This course aims to provide participants with tips and information on how herbs can be used for health purposes.

Topics for this course include:

What are the uses of herbs?

What is a medicinal herb?

What herbs are good for you?

Growing your own herbs

Practical applications and cottage enterprise ideas to utilise over supply of stock

Kitchen Garden

Schedule

Code

17ESWOMEN Women’s warehouse – Kitchen Garden
ACFE Subsidised course (eligibility conditions apply)

Campus
ECOSS (Wesburn)

Schedule
Term 3 – commencing September dates to be confirmed

Duration and day
9.30am -2.30pm – day to be confirmed

Fees
To be confirmed

Description

Course Description

This course will give the participants skills and knowledge to be able to establish and maintain a kitchen garden.

Topics for this course include:

What is a kitchen garden?

Why would I want one?

How do I start? When should I start?

Seasons and harvesting

Composting and Mulching

Practical applications and cottage enterprise ideas