We’re happy to announce we’re working with Eat Well Tasmania and Sustainable Living Tasmania to hold our fourth annual “Home Harvest” garden tour in the nipaluna/Hobart region! Special thanks to the City of Hobart for funding this great initiative.
Home Harvest is going to be a one day event on Sunday March 19th, 2023 in and around nipaluna/Hobart where productive gardens open their gates to invite the public in to have a look – best day ever right?! The main aim is that people are inspired to start (or continue) to grow their own food to increase local resilience and for all round general health and wellbeing.
Right now we’re doing a big callout to find more productive gardens in the Hobart municipality who’d like to be included. Keen? click here to sign up today! For more information, read on below…
To be a host you need these things:
- A productive garden! This can be tiny, small, large or massive – there are no limitations on scale and we aim to show a large range of diverse gardens of all shapes and sizes. A productive garden can include vegetables beds, orchards, animals, compost systems – or it might be a balcony garden with one herb garden. We want them all!
- To be either in, or very close to the Hobart municipality.
- Up for a chat – they’ll be a lot of questions on the day and you’ll be required to show people around and explain what’s happening in your patch.
- Available on March 19th for a set amount of hours. The hours you open your gate are up to you and will be clearly promoted so people only come in this time.
- Passionate about growing food in urban spaces!
- You can be a private garden or a community space and we wholeheartedly welcome people who are renting.
- Your garden should be a real, productive garden – it does not have to be picture-perfect. Visitors want to learn and get inspired, and if you meet all the above criteria, your garden will be perfect as it is.
WHAT SUPPORT DO YOU RECEIVE TO DO THIS?
- There is a small fee to reimburse you for your time of $100.
- We will provide you with a “Home Harvest” host sign that can be attached to your fence/gate so people know you are part of the tour and can easily find you.
- Prior to the day we’ll drop off some free gardening resources you can hand out to visitors to help them get growing and composting.
IS HOME HARVEST FREE FOR FOLKS?
Yes, for people wanting to come along on the day there’s no charge at all.
Home Harvest is a partnership project between Good Life Permaculture, Eat Well Tasmania, supported by Sustainable Living Tasmania and funded by the City of Hobart.