Workshops - organic and biodynamic

Inner city veggie patch

Introduction to inner city organic gardening

Over 10 people have attended this class


Join urban agriculture specialist, Peter Kearney from My Food Garden, for a 3 hour introduction on how to turn your inner city block into a year round productive veggie patch. Workshop is from 1-4 on Saturday 9 October 2021. Workshop fee is $50.

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the key aspects of successfully growing organic food in your own inner city veggie garden. Content covers:

 1. Managing healthy soil in a food garden 

 2. Ideal location and layout for a vegetable and herb garden

 3. Planting techniques for a productive garden

 4. Organic tactics to reduce pests and diseases.

The workshop is held in a working organic garden in New Farm. See how you can turn your own space into a productive veggie patch.   

Peter Kearney is an experienced educator, food garden designer and passionate organic and biodynamic food grower. "I loved that this workshop was both hands on & theory. Lots of great practical, easy to implement techniques & knowledge. Peter has a wealth of knowledge to share & you will leave feeling inspired & educated". Leagh.

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What you will learn

  • The key steps in creating and managing a productive organic food garden.

What you will get

  • 10% discount on a one-on-one organic garden design session of 2 hours valued at $220.
Parking Info

On street parking and close to public transport

What to bring

  • Writing pad, hat and garden gloves

What to wear

Casual clothing

Appropriate for

Organic gardeners - adults of any age

My Food Garden

61 Reviews

My Food Garden provides knowledge and services to support the transformation of our food system to being more local and organic. Our business empowers people living in and around cities to be more productive at growing their own food. 

We are located in Brisbane, Australia and deliver our services locally and nationally. Our services in urban farming and organic gardening combine a mixture of hands-on education, mentoring and garden building, in addition to working on larger scale urban agriculture projects. Supporting the emergence of financially sustainable urban farming is one of our core goals.

The business commenced in 2006 and our first web site release in 2008 was under the name of Cityfood Growers and we are now branded as My Food Garden. The company was founded by Peter Kearney, an experienced organic and biodynamic gardener, educator, urban farmer and strategist.

The business has a small team with passion and knowledge in organic food growing and an expanding set of relationships with the movers and shakers of urban agriculture around the world.

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5.0 (4 reviews)
15 October 2021Inner city veggie patch
This brilliant little workshop is engaging, practical and relevant to learning the essentials of setting up an edible, productive and earth friendly home garden. Bringing the best nature can offer closer to your kitchen for loads of yummy goodness. Even the earth worms were smiling!
12 October 2021Inner city veggie patch
Really enjoyed the afternoon. Peter was full of knowledge and willingly passed it on to us. I highly recommend attending this session when it is offered again.
10 October 2021Inner city veggie patch
This was an enjoyable, informative and relax afternoon. Thanks very much.
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Refund Policy

My Food Garden requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email My Food Garden to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at My Food Garden or organised by My Food Garden must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by My Food Garden.


I agree to give My Food Garden unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at My Food Garden classes and events or on My Food Garden's premises. (For use of My Food Garden marketing materials).


My Food Garden requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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