Fed Square’s car park rooftop has been transformed into a vibrant veggie garden in a joint initiative with Little Veggie Patch Co.
The Fed Square Pop Up Patch is made up of over 140 do-it-yourself veggie plots housed in individual recycled apple crates – the majority which are leased to the public. All the restaurants and cafes at Fed Square have their own plot, where they’ll be growing fresh ingredients to use in their daily menus.
You will also find a community demonstration veggie garden, shop and information centre in what will be Melbourne’s biggest community garden!
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Bring the kids to the Pop Up Patch and help them make their very own scarecrow to take home.
Edible Gardening for Beginners
Join a hands-on and interactive workshop that will teach you how to grow your own produce. Workshops are held every second month on Saturday, 10am – 12pm, at the Pop Up Patch. Bookings essential. View dates »
Get Into a Pickle with Cunliffe & Waters
Preserving Superwoman, Caroline of Cunliffe & Waters demonstrates how to infuse delicious new flavours into old tastes. One of the skills of a seasonal eater is making sure bountiful seasons can be revisited when things get bleak! See how the produce is grown and prepared, and then learn her tried and tested recipes for the perfect pickle, jam and sauce. Each workshop wraps up with some cheese, goodies and a complimentary drink. And you get to take home a cut of the day’s work. Held every second month on the second Saturday of the month, 11am – 1pm. Cost $65. Booking details coming soon.
Get your own plot for the price of a coffee a day! Subscribers will receive the expert advice and training from Little Vegie Patch Co as well as seasonal seed packs, a copy Little Vegie Patch Co gardening book, access to the Pop Up Patch tool shed and exclusive online content.
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The Club strives to bring the best of country life to the city; the city is a place we live, the country is the place we want to go…why not have both? The Club is an online community for slow-cooked meals and homegrown ingredients; it is a community space for great ideas and shared experiences. Membership is $65 per year and members receive discounts on all Little Veggie Patch Co products and participating partners, companion planting chart, 5-pack of heirloom seeds, vintage seed poster, veggie playing cards, monthly digital magazine.
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Make your own
Interested in starting your own veggie patch at home? Then you’ll need Little Veggie Patch Co’s latest guide to growing edible plants, How to grow food in small places.
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