Have you ever wanted to learn how to make things for your garden, how to use hand tools or how to reuse wooden pallets as a building material? Following on from our successful Sustainable Building Materials Master Class we are pleased to be able to bring you a Construction Master Class on Building Veggie Growing Boxes from used / reclaimed wooden pallets.
In this Construction Master Class where you will learn about:
Workshop participants will be split into teams of 3 or 4 to build the Veggie Boxes.
If you are interested in buying one of the boxes made on the day, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest. Money raised by selling the boxes will go to the students of Templestowe College to buy additional resources for their permaculture / garden projects and unsold boxes will be integrated into the garden. If you want to buy a box, you will need to take it home on the day and they will be approx. 1,100 mm square.
Please wear enclosed footwear and sun protection. You will be actively constructing the boxes using hand tools. If you have a favourite pair of work gloves and / or safety glasses, please bring them along. We will also have spare gloves and glasses that can be used on the day.
As the permaculture garden is on undulating land, people with walking aids should consider bringing them to the class.
Drew has twin passions of earth building and food gardening. He learned wood work and building from his father, began growing veggies, keeping chooks and milking his cow at age 12, and worked as a mud brickie after leaving school.
During a 30 year diversion, he achieved a Masters Degree in the History and Philosophy of Science and held senior sustainability roles in the corporate sector.
Having discovered the importance of being unimportant, he now works with his wife Angie at Templestowe College, mentoring students, gardening, looking after animals, and building stuff.
No refunds will be given for non-attendance.
If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.
Refunds will be issued for cancellations IF you give at least 10 days notice prior to the start date. Refunds will be net of any WeTeachMe booking fees and a A$10 refund administration fee.
No refunds will be issued for cancellations with less than 10 days notice unless the event is fully booked out, including the cancelled tickets. If these conditions are met, refunds will be net of any WeTeachMe booking fees and less a A$10 refund administration fee.