6 Apr 2016 ~ 1st harvest donation to Renci

A new Renci nursing home opened recently near our estate, and is just  a short walk away from our community garden. After some communication on Facebook and Whatsapp, Cuifen learnt that there is a group of volunteers who cook lunch for 25-30 residents at the Home every Thursday. It is a treat for the residents because on other…

21 Feb 2016 ~ Edibles for the Chef

This morning, Huiying of Foodscape Collective came to our garden to collect banana leaves and butterfly blue pea flowers for Chef Nithiya of Brunch Bandits,  so that they can be part of the set-up of “A Most Novel Brunch” dining event hosted at the Projector! Nithiya has been most supportive of getting edible harvests into the kitchens. This…

19 Jul 2015 ~ Update

The core team & gardeners were busy with various things this morning :) First up, here were some donations from neighbours for the compost heap. Coffee waste, tea waste, banana waste, corn waste, fruit peels used to make fruit enzyme. Cuifen got busy with cutting up the garden waste, re-building up the layers of the compost…

30 May Update

There was just 2 of us at the edible garden today. The number of neighbours coming to our weekend community sessions is hard to predict. Some days we have too many people joining us, and some days we have none! One of our key supporters Sharon commented that this is a concern, and it is…

26 Oct ~ Update

It was time to harvest some sweet white potatoes. Dig we did… Neighbour Dennis guided us on how to follow the search for sweet potato tubers that were buried in the clayey soil below the surface. The red amaranth (locally more commonly referred to as spinach) was also ready for harvesting. The children had fun…