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Sydney, Pocket City Farms

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31A Mallett Street
Camperdown,NSW2050Australia
http://www.pocketcityfarms.com.au/

Pocket City Farms is a non-profit taking to Sydney’s neglected spaces, from spare plots to rooftops, in an effort to make good of that unused space – by growing fresh organic produce! Their pilot farm is at Camperdown Commons.

For Milkwood courses at this venue, we’re using an inside room for class time, and the market garden for hands-on learning. Both areas have disability access.

Eating: for lunches (or for dinner after the course) at Camperdown commons, there’s Acre Eatery  that does a la carte dining. There’s also the Acre Container, a funky little kiosk using veg from the farm that’s cheap and cheerful.

There’s also the Lady Hampshire pub on the next block and two lovely local cafes across the park Gather on the Green and Store Espresso.

Getting there:

Camperdown commons is easily accessible by public transport. There is some street parking around, but it’s also, you know, SYDNEY. So finding a park can be interesting. We recommend you take public transport to this venue if you possibly can.

Buses – For Paramatta Road, westbound buses (coming out of the city) stop at Mallet Street, 2 minutes walk from Camperdown Commons. Eastbound buses (going into the city) also stop at Mallet Street – just cross the road and you’ll be there in 2 minutes.

Trains – Pocket City Farms is a 10 min walk from Newtown train station, up Australia St.

For planning your tip to the venue, use this trip planner.

Parking – there is some street parking, and also a Secure car park between Pocket City Farms and RPA hospital if you do want to drive and can’t find a parking spot nearby.

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    September

    MILKWOOD – Book launch – Sydney

    September 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Sydney, Pocket City Farms, 31A Mallett Street
    Camperdown,NSW2050Australia
    $50 - $90 65 tickets left

    Join us for a joyful launching our first book, MILKWOOD. An evening of great conversation, new friends and a scrumptious farm-grown dinner (optional) at one of our favourite pieces of Sydney, Pocket City Farms. We hope you can come. In…

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    Intro to Organic Market Gardening

    September 14 @ 8:30 am - September 16 @ 4:30 pm
    Sydney, Pocket City Farms, 31A Mallett Street
    Camperdown,NSW2050Australia
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    $750 28 tickets left

    Join us at Pocket City Farms and learn how to start an organic market garden from scratch with a combination of theory + on-farm knowledge.

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    October

    RetroSuburbia Masterclass

    October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sydney, Pocket City Farms, 31A Mallett Street
    Camperdown,NSW2050Australia
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    $250 38 tickets left

    Join David Holmgren, co-originator of Permaculture, and Beck Lowe for a one-day masterclass unpacking the strategies contained in 'RetroSuburbia: the downshifter’s guide to a resilient future.'

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    November

    Biointensive Growing

    November 24 @ 9:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm
    Sydney, Pocket City Farms, 31A Mallett Street
    Camperdown,NSW2050Australia
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    $550 21 tickets left

    Join Jodi Roebuck, established biointensive grower, for a weekend learning the Biointensive Growing system – an organic vegetable growing method designed to maximise harvest in small spaces.

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