2. epicurean HARVEST
Large commercial organic market garden growing a range of unusual and heirloom varieties. The farm is Ecological Outcome Verification Certified (regenerative farming), with holistically managed cows and a keyline design dam.
3. kate & Neil Stone
Family garden on acreage with berries, fruit trees and seasonal vegetables, plus native and ornamental garden suited to the extremes of the Little Hartley climate.
4. vanessa mcgarrigle
A small intensive home garden with ducks, herbs & flowers, fruit trees and cold climate berries. A mini garden cafe with home-grown/made treats will be open for the weekend.
Vanessa is a host of Radio Blue Mountains
89.1 FM Green Thumbs programme.
6. eva & bill johnstone
A rambling organic rambling garden, sustainable in a time of unprecedented heat, drought, kangaroos and wallabies! Guided tours at 10am,12 noon, 2pm & 4pm.
7. helen gillam
Large attractive mature garden. Mixed exotics, natives and masses of edibles. Fruit trees, berries, compost and grey water systems, chooks, raised vegetable beds, insect house.
8. mary moody
31 waragil street, blackheath
Large organic garden with raised beds, chook palace, small orchard, bees and cottage plantings.
11. Ashleigh neale
werriberri - 829 megalong road, megalong valley
Productive 300square metre permaculture patch with ducks, rabbits and more.
12. rebekah norton
64 rupert street, nth katoomba
Front yard vegie patch and verge garden with ducks. Saturday only.
13. halin nieuwenhuyse
A three year gardening journey from industrial wasteland to productive oasis after a new build. Fruit trees, vegies and berries woven together with native trees shrubs and grasses.
14. CATE DUDLEY
62 fitzgerald street, nth katoomba
Small newly remade garden of natives and vegies.
15. tracy barratt
68 fitzgerald street, nth katoomba
Sunny and mostly productive home vegie garden with raised garden beds made of recycled tin and timber. (Mort Street end of Fitzgerald St)
16. bernie power
70 fitzgerald street, nth katoomba
Raised fenced beds, free-ranging chickens and establishing front yard orchard. House and tree shadow present some challenges but for much of the year we are able to pick edibles. (Mort Street end of Fitzgerald St)
17. jane truswell
14 pundi lane, NORTH katoomba
Large vegie patch with raised beds using hugelkultur method and significant areas to attract pollinators. Fruit trees in containers.
No parking in Lane.
21. katoomba community gardens
Katoomba Community Garden was established in 1995. It is now home to a food forest, cool climate orchard including a huge variety of apple trees, perennial herb, berry and flower gardens, a medicinal garden, Indigenous bush tucker garden, annual food beds, a labyrinth, picnic, play and performance areas and bush and creek regeneration. This garden has been created and cared for by the community. It is an example of potential and emerging food sovereignty and land management in the semi-urban environment. It is a place of significance for the local community as a place to meet, play, experiment, work, learn, make sacred, rest, imagine, and create community.
24. rowe morrow
78 cascade street, katoomba
6 year old permaculture garden designed for water and climate management, and bushland restoration as habitat, with less emphasis on growing vegies.
Tours only at 10am, 12pm & 2pm.
27. simone novello werona eco cottage
Established ornamental garden lovingly converted to an edible garden with olive and fruit trees, wildlife corridor, vegie patch & chickens. Currently undergoing resilience updates post drought, fire and flood, and transition to a full eco-demonstration site to help others.
28. wentworth falls public school
falls road, wentworth falls
School kitchen garden with established orchard, vegies, herbs and composting system.
Cake stall and canteen cafe open selling real coffee, tea, hot chocolate and cold drinks.
30. susanne rix
24 claines crescent, wentworth falls
Front garden with fruit trees, herbs and vegies.
Susanne is the founder of the Edible Garden Trail.
32. lAWSON PUBLIC SCHOOL
Hugel-inspired and hay bale garden, with the beginnings of a pizza garden and home made worm towers.
Fermenting workshop (additional cost) 12 noon each day. Participants will take home a jar of sauerkraut they have made. Approx. 45 minutes I
Water kefir and milk kefir tastings
Refreshments for sale and some pickles.
33. mid-mountains community garden
Vegetables grown organically and sustainably with a minimum of water, using compost in garden beds and very little purchased additions.
35. farm it forward at lyttletons
cnr san jose ave & badgery crescent, lawson
Farm it Forward social enterprise front yard garden.
36. chrystine walter
Chemical-free companion planted orchard with feijoas, avocados, citrus and plum. Raised vegie and herb beds. Solar and grey water system. Produce for sale: jams, chutneys, seasonal fruits and potted herbs, trees, ornamentals, groundcovers.
37. sylvia may
107 clearview parade, hazelbrook
The first Farm it Forward social enterprise plot. Formerly an old clay/sand tennis court now a thriving market garden.
(Park on road and walk down long driveway on the right.)
38. nauti studios
201 great western highway, hazelbrook
Bush foods garden with worm farm inside studio.
40. Rach & CAm hall
26 clifton avenue, faulconbridge
Raised vegie bed, raspberry patch, herbs, compost, worm farm, chickens and guinea pigs.
42. joe & Jo tabone
Bio-intensive urban market garden, fruit orchard and perennials, chickens and quails, composting and biogas systems, mushroomery, bees and large community verge garden.
43. Dan & Mel jackson
A sloping 800m2 permaculture garden covering both front and back yard. This young family grows fruit and vegies, keep goats for milk, bees for honey, chickens and quails for eggs, have a composting and worm farm system and space to play amongst it all.
44. springwood public school
1-59 Burns road, springwood
School kitchen garden with vegies, chooks, succulents, worm farms and compost bins with zero waste aim for classrooms.
45. sPringwood community garden
168 hawkesbury road, springwood
Organically grown vegies, fruit & nuts with developing permaculture food forest.
Working bees are held on Saturday and Wednesday mornings from 9.30am.
46. blaxland east public school
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden with composting system, worm farm, vegie beds and more!
Local schools community market
Blaxland Crop Swap 10am
BEPS Garden Tours 11am & 2pm
Composting workshop 12pm