Saturday, 8th February, 10am–12pm
Hurstbridge Community Hub
50 Graysharps Rd, Hurstbridge
Due to the popularity for this event we have increased the number of places available by 10.
This workshop will help you identify different insects in your veggie patch, undertake surveillance for these insects and identify insect pests that pose a threat to your produce.
Callum Fletcher and Maddy Quirk (AUSVEG) – current pests of concern
Jessi Henneken (Agriculture Victoria) – Queensland fruit fly research
Cait Selleck (Agriculture Victoria) – Tomato potato psyllid project and spiders
There will be a garden walkthrough (if weather permits). The workshop will be followed by light refreshments. Brought to you by Local Food Connect (LFC) and North East Ranges Permaculture (NERP) and hosted by Hurstbridge Edible Hub community garden.