Moss House Swap & Foraging Tour with Diego Bonetto – 7 May, 2017

This International Permaculture Day, member Margaret Mossakowska kindly re-opened her garden to the Crop Swap community. This large suburban food garden features eleven raised vegetable beds (seven of which are self-watering), large composting bays and worm farms, a chicken forest, native stingless bees, insectary gardens and a habitat pond.

Members also saw a wide variety of edible and medicinal herbs, annual vegetables grown using crop rotation systems, 30 fruit trees planted along water-holding swales together with perennial vegetables; a banana circle and native plant habitats.

At the end of out swap renowned cultural practitioner, educator and speaker Diego Bonetto also ran a wild foraging walks which was very popular.

Items swapped on the day included:
Calamansi
Feijoa
Egglants
Borage
Eggs
Bay leaves
Homegrown popping corn
Dragon fruit cuttings
Tansy plants
Mandarins
Olives
Lavender
Scoby’s
Strawberry plants
Chokos
Tarragon
Jun
Water kefir
Sweet potato
Organic steel cut oats
Sugarcane
Homemade muffins
Chilli chocolate brownies
Hairy winter melons
Wild fennel
Chillies
Lots of Sydney adapted seeds
Coffee grounds
Crab apples
Lemons
Aniseed
Wasabi rocket
Kale
Homemade hair oil
Capsicums
Malabar spinach


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