Garden Group

mpicklesFri, 03/04/2020 - 10:56am

If you are short green veges call into the garden shed to pick up a freshly pickes with high vitamin C.

This year the North Arm Cove Community Garden group is not selling picking certificates. Donations can be made by dropping in an envelope to 36 Cove BLD North Arm Cove or dropping off seeds, tools and other useful items like manure to the garden. We are giving back to the community especially those who have supported us over the years.

In the meantime we have been busy making pickles and jams - our stall...

mpicklesSat, 14/12/2019 - 8:05am

The Community Garden Group celebrated the end of the year with a lively gathering of old and new members. They are are putting forward a submission for a new tank to be used by the Community Centre including the garden. The prolonged droughts over the last few years in the spring and summer periods have meant that water scarce. This year it is more limiting for the garden. The price of veges in the shops has rised dramaticly with chokos now more than $7 a kilo. The Garden grows sustainable crops so that there are always greens...

mpicklesTue, 14/05/2019 - 8:30am

North Arm Cove Community Garden

The Ridgeway. North Arm Cove

Open Morning

10 am Wednesday June 26 or

10 am Saturday June 29

Book Early by email to Sue Anderson sueand@westnet.com.au

or phone Philippa Coltart 0434385562

We are a group of about 12 MCC Volunteers who have created a sustainable community garden and invite fellow MCC residents and others interested in starting a garden to visit .

Our garden started in 2012 – you can read about the...

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mpicklesFri, 23/11/2018 - 5:24pm

North Arm Cove residents and locals from Tea Gardens and surrounds had their questions answered about compost and worm farms at Scraps to Soil gathering facilitated by Kirsten Banks from Mid Coast Council on the 17 Nov. The aim of the workshops is to reduce the land fill of which kitchen scraps account for approximately 30% in the red bins of the Mid Coast area. Note that we are not supposed to put scraps into the green bin as there is not yet a composting facility, however there is one in the planning stages.

A few things about worms...

Free Compost
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mpicklesMon, 10/09/2018 - 8:53am
Scraps to Soil Workshop

Turn your kitchen scraps to soil that can be used in your garden.

Workshop at North Arm Cove Community Garden

$20 PER REGISTRATION TO RECEIVE COMPOST BIN OR WORM FARM

BRING FAMILY AND GUESTS FOR FREE

REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED

1pm - 3 pm Saturday 17 November

Take home a compost bin and aerator or worm farm plus some worms to get you started.

Everyone is welcome, you do not need...

Tasting of Jams and PicklesmpicklesFri, 11/05/2018 - 4:15pm
Garden members tasting

Garden Product Stall at the North Arm Cove - Market Day Monday 11 June

There is no doubt in the minds of the Garden members that the produce available for the community at the Market Day is outstanding. This year we have a special Phillipino Papaya pickle made by Emma Morota along with a range of Rosella Jams made by Sue, Bill, Maria and Phillipa, and of course a range of delicious marmalades. Bill Mollar's recipes are becoming famous around the Cove and beyond, with a jar fetching $150 at an auction....

Gleny Rae
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mpicklesSat, 10/03/2018 - 12:06pm

Gleny Rae and a band of hot mussos are coming to the Cove.

Wednesday March 14 from 6 pm at the Hall. BYO food and drinks.

Glyne Rae is a local from Cooloongalook known nationally and internationally for her engaging performances. She has brought together a band of local musicians to give North Arm Cove a blast of traditional blue grass.

All residents and friends are invited to come along, BYO food and Drinks, no charge, children welcome.

Hosted by Michael and Maria Pickles. Lemon Myrtle Fragrances

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mpicklesSat, 11/11/2017 - 7:08am

We have been doing alot of work in the garden this year finishing the shed and making more pickers beds.

Bill Mollar has lead the creation of a series of herb beds that will be open to all the community to pick sprigs of mint, dill, oregano, marjoram and other herbs.

We will also have plants, jams and bees wax wraps for sale.

Free morning tea and conversations.

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mpicklesThu, 26/01/2017 - 8:27pm

Port Stephens Seed Savers Film Night 7 pm Saturday 4 February North Arm Cove Hall

Come along to a film by Peter Proctor on the success of bio dynamic farming in India where thousands of farmers are using these practices to improve agriculture in a harsh land.
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mpicklesMon, 26/09/2016 - 8:20am

Food Fermentation for Health

You may have heard that western diets with high sugar, fat and wheat content are responsible for poor health attributed to poor gut health. Fermented foods have been used by all cultures and there is a re-emergence of popularity of these foods as a way of improving our gut health. The way it works simply is the fermented food gives our digestive tracts important living cultures which help in the digestion of foods and assimilation of nutrients. A little fermented food a day improves our immune system, helps us digest food generally...

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