Community Celebration program – 27th of November 2011

Where: at the  Mt Eden Community Gardens at the end of Poronui Street near the bowling grounds

2.00 pm
Compost building workshop– for children and adults; meet and greet the animals; Pony riding, Mandala – create a unique piece of  artwork from recycled materials, walk like the animals game.

2.30 pm
Meet the team behind the Mt Eden Village People and hear about the projects we have been working on (local recycling, workshops, community garden, community fruit trees)

2.45 pm
Animal Antics: learn all about farm animals and what free range means; the amazing race for adults; locate your garden and fruit trees on our sustainable Mt Eden map – do you grow your own food, have bees, fruit trees or chickens?

3.00pm
Seed planting and kids discovery tour around the garden; sale of raffle tickets

3.30 pm
Build the scarecrow for the community garden; Raffle ticket draw*

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And more:

  • Make your own smoothie powered using a bicycle provided by Tumeke Cycle Space .
  • Enjoy yummy food from the Essential Deli.
  • Meet the gardeners to talk about growing food in the city
  • Face painting
  • Gardening tools sale as a fund raiser
  • Silent auction of a worm farm

*money raised will go towards our project to provide 1000 community fruit trees in 2012

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