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Edible Weeds with Taj, the Perma Pixie

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by CERES



Description

A workshop with a difference. Take a walk, identify and learn about local edible weeds and then cook them up! Rekindle humankind's forgotten love affair with the hardy, exceptionally nutritious plants we call weeds. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to use edible weeds to create delicious dishes in the kitchen, and you will also learn how to enhance your organic gardening techniques.

CERES members and concession holders are entitled to a 10% discount. Enter "ceresmember" under the promotion and gifts code field.

 *Please note that the CERES member or concession discount does not apply to "Bring-A-Friend" tickets which are already discounted

Trainer Bio:

Taj Scicluna - he Perma Pixie is a passionate and motivated little Sprite who aims to inspire and educate people to live more nourishing and sustainable lifestyles using Permaculture, Awareness and Compassion! Through Passionate Permaculture Education and Sustainable Services such as Permaculture Design and the creation of Delicious Ornamental Edible Gardens, The Perma Pixie aims to nurture diversity and protect ecology through harbouring healthy and resilient communities and ecosystems.

 

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Class Schedule

This workshop will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

What you will learn
  • Learn which weeds are edible
  • Enhance your organic gardening techniques
  • Improve your cooking skills
What you will get
  • Detailed handouts

What to wear

Casual


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CERES

Vendor sincce 2013

CERES - Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies, is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne.

It is also a thriving community, an urban farm, Australia’s largest deliverer of environmental education, an event and conference venue and a place rich with social and cultural diversity. CERES is recognised as an international leader in community and environmental practice.

Built on a decommissioned rubbish tip that was once a bluestone quarry, today CERES is a vibrant eco-oasis. 350,000 people visit CERES each year. Many more engage with us through our Sustainable Schools program which takes sustainable education into schools across the state.

CERES’ green technology displays, buildings, education and training programs and social enterprises (CERES’ Organic Market, Café, Permaculture Nursery and Fair Food organics delivery) demonstrate food security, sustainable agriculture, energy efficiencies, renewables and water conservation in action.

CERES is a model for a future with sustainability, innovation and connectedness at its heart.

Come, be welcome, you never know what you will find on our rambling paths.

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18 November 2015 • Edible Weeds with Taj, the Perma Pixie

Fabulous course lead by a passionate expert. I full heartedly recommend this for anyone with even a passing interest in gardening, healthy eating or nature in general. Super interesting and useful!