Grow do it (other contacts)

er cGROW YOUR OWN and GET INVOLVED!

There are some great organisations around Darwin, community gardens and other temples of useful information, below are some links to just some of these in Darwin, so go on get involved and join this growing community!

the boysAlawa Primary School Kitchen Garden Program 

Alawa Primary school is the demonstration school for Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program in the NT. Students from ages 7- 11 years take part in kitchen and garden lessons to plant, grow, harvest and cook their own food together. The school is always keen for volunteers to help out.

George Brown Botanic Garden- Snake Bean Community Garden                                                                              

          This community garden is on the slopes of the botanic garden. There are demonstration areas, plots for individuals and you can walk through any day. There are also regular educational workshops.

Snake bean

Lakeside Drive Community Garden is a lovely community garden is in The Northern Suburbs of Darwin (near Alawa, Jingili and Nakara) The volunteers meet every other Sunday. Workshops are also run here and at the moment most of the garden is communal.

Lakeside banner

The Mulch Pit This wonderful garden is all part of the progressive and sustainably orientated Nightcliff uniting church. A fair trade cafe is open every Saturday morning here along with the op shop, soon there will also be a kitchen too. Workshops are also held here..mulch pit sign

Healthy Darwin is a program run through City of Darwin Council. They run all kinds of Healthy lifestyle programs including local produce cooking and gardening programs.

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 Territory Horticultural Association http://www.ntha.com.au/

Permaculture Darwin http://darwinpermaculture.wordpress.com/

Slow Food Darwin http://www.slowfooddarwin.com.au/

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