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Corporate Volunteering

Urban agriculture - growing food in suburbs and cities, in backyards and balconies, on verges and in schools - is crucial in mitigating the impacts of climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rising cost of living. 

Build your own worm farm & wicking bed!

Oakhill Food Justice Farm - 233 Tyler Street, Preston, Vic

Meet urban farmer Jemma Stefanou, proprietor of Feed You Farm and Oakhill's head farmer.

  • Learn how to build an edible garden wicking bed from an Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC)
  • Learn how to build an in-soil worm farm using mushroom buckets from Sporadical City Mushrooms
  • Learn about seed propagation and healthy soils
  • Take home your own worm farm! 

Cost: $1000 + GST for 4 hrs 

Additional catering option: $25 per head for lunch made using locally grown vegetables

Email info@sustainaustralia.org to enquire or make a booking for your team.

Urban Farm & Mushroom Farm tour

Wingrove Street, Alphington, Vic

Visit the Melbourne Food Hub urban farm in Alphington, a leading-edge above-ground market garden in Melbourne's inner north.

  • Meet urban farmer Clare Harvey, proprietor of the Melbourne Food Hub urban farm
  • Take a tour of Sporadical City Mushrooms, a mushroom container farm, with proprietor Julia Laidlaw
  • Help clean out spent mushroom growing buckets and build resources to donate to local community gardens
  • Learn how to build an in-soil worm farm using mushroom buckets from Sporadical City Mushrooms
  • Learn about seed propagation and healthy soils
  • Take home your own worm farm! 

Cost: $1200 + GST for 4.5 hrs including mushroom farm tour

Additional catering option: $25 per head for lunch made using locally grown vegetables

Email info@sustainaustralia.org to enquire or make a booking for your team.