Join the UC Sustainability team for a lunch-hour adventure as we show you the best spots for finding lemons, limes, feijoa, raspberries, walnuts, figs, pears, plums and more. The best bit? Foraging is free, fun, and everything can be found right on our Ilam campus!
What: Edible Campus Walking Tour
When: Monday 30 September, 12pm – 12.50pm
Where: Meet the team outside Café 1894 at12pm. The tour will wind around campus, and will finish in Waiutuutu Community Garden at 12.50pm. If you can, stay on and have a cup of fresh herbal tea or have your lunch with us in the garden afterwards.
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New to campus, or been here a couple of years? Either way, you may not have realised that UC has a beautiful community garden, right here on campus!
Our gardens are your gardens too – they provide a relaxing spot to take a break, eat your lunch, or catch up with friends, right in the middle of campus.
Feel like getting your hands dirty? Want to learn more about organic gardening? Keen to meet some like-minded people? Come and join one of our weekly working bees! Spend time in the garden and take home some organic vegetables for dinner.
When: Every Friday afternoon, 1.00pm – 5.00pm (summer months) and 12.00pm – 4.00pm (winter months) Where: Okeover Community Garden, off Engineering Road
Just bring some closed toe shoes, a drink bottle and a smile, we have the rest covered. Whether you’re already a keen gardener, or just starting out, we’d love to meet you!