Events and News

Upcoming Events

Incredible Edible Broome organises a number of fun, engaging and inclusive events that celebrate local food and provide opportunities for the community to connect and learn.
See below for the latest news and events, or follow us on Facebook.

Happy Saturday all you keen gardeners. Here’s a 21 day compost recipe by the Weed Gardener. Phil recommended checking it out last week and it’s pretty impressive. Happy gardening and enjoy 🌱

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Sharing this two day workshop with you all. Happening next Friday 24th and Saturday 25th. Lots of hands on learning involved. Come to one day or both. Register now! Thanks for putting this on SKIPA (Society for Kimberley Indigenous Plants and Animals), Environs Kimberley @environskimberley, WA Landcare and Kimberley Weeds Network.

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Thanks to Phil for coming down this morning and sharing his knowledge of gardening in Broome. If you’re keen to get in touch with Phil, to help out with growing natives for SKIPAS please message SKIPA or Environs Kimberley for further information. 🌱 If you would like to become a member of Incredible Edible check out our website and hit the membership button. https://incredibleediblebroome.org.au/ Become a volunteer at the community gardens. Monday afternoons from 4.30pm @ Broome Circle, Crn Frederick st and Weld st. Thursday afternoons from 4.30pm @ Lov Garden, The Lions Eye Clinic, Crn Frederick st and Walcott st. Happy gardening everyone, see you next month for more gardening tips and tricks. 🌱

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Come down to Broome Circle for tomorrow Share from 9 am, we will be talking all things seedlings with Phil. 🌱

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Thanks for the poo Bowman Transport I'll be taking it to the community verge garden on Frederick Street. We are having gardening bees every Monday 4-6pm. Call Broome Circle on 91936245 if you'd like to join in. The photo also shows off our hydrologic tipper trailer. Available to use, for free, for incredible Edible Broome resource members (annual resource membership $60). Check out our website to sign up (https://incredibleediblebroome.org.au)

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Fresh, locally grown Egyptian Spinach is back @broomenaturalwellness . Straight from the Community Verge Garden. So many uses for this creamy leafy green: put it in your salad mix, spinach pie, spanikopita, saag paneer or green smoothie. Cook with it or eat it fresh! Get down to the Lions Outback Vision (LOV) kiosk and try it in their fresh and delicious salads (here's a photo of the one I had today, yum!). They also make their own sourdough. Thanks Ceire Turner #incredibleediblebroome #vergegarden #grownlocalfoodnetwork #nationallandcareprogram #lovkioski #locallygrown #broomecircle

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Past Events

See some of popular events from the previous years

Broome Harvest 2021

19th September 11.30am – 2pm

Visit our Broome Harvest 2021 event page for more information.

Book tickets through Broome CIRCLE by following this link then selecting Broome Harvest.

Broome Harvest, September 2019

Broome Harvest is an annual celebration of local food offered through a plethora of dishes made from local ingredients. Run by Incredible Edible Broome and hosted by Matsos brewery, the lunchtime feast is abuzz, feeding up to 200 people. The event is a show of community generosity and good spirit with donations and volunteers making it all possible for the community to enjoy at an affordable price. It is held during the Shinju Matsuri festival, a perfect time to harvest a dry season’s crop and celebrate local produce, local producers and artisans of the food industry. A bustling family friendly event relaxing under the mango trees with music and a diversity of dishes to suit all ages and tastebuds.

Link to radio interview

Broome Harvest, September 2019

Broome Harvest is an annual celebration of local food offered through a plethora of dishes made from local ingredients. Run by Incredible Edible Broome and hosted by Matsos brewery, the lunchtime feast is abuzz, feeding up to 200 people. The event is a show of community generosity and good spirit with donations and volunteers making it all possible for the community to enjoy at an affordable price. It is held during the Shinju Matsuri festival, a perfect time to harvest a dry season’s crop and celebrate local produce, local producers and artisans of the food industry. A bustling family friendly event relaxing under the mango trees with music and a diversity of dishes to suit all ages and tastebuds.

Link to radio interview

Broome North Community Garden regular working bee, ongoing

The Broome North Community Garden packs a punch. A seemingly small space created in 2016 on the corner of Tanami Drive and Magabala Road, a wide range of fruits, vegetables and herbs as well as seedlings grow in this productive patch. We are there every week (and in between) on Wednesday between 4-6pm. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come down, have a look, lend a hand or just say hi.

CIRCLE verge garden regular working bee, ongoing

From a strip of under appreciated grass and weeds, the CIRCLE verge garden on the corner of Frederick and Welds Streets was repurposed for the greater good of the community in the wet season of 2018/2019. We are there every Thursday 4-6pm harvesting, planting, weeding and preparing the garden beds. This productive space has produced lots of wonderful crops in just a year of operation, including snake beans, eggplants, watermelons, tomatoes, sunflowers, green manures and cabbage.

CIRCLE verge garden regular working bee, ongoing

From a strip of under appreciated grass and weeds, the CIRCLE verge garden on the corner of Frederick and Welds Streets was repurposed for the greater good of the community in the wet season of 2018/2019. We are there every Thursday 4-6pm harvesting, planting, weeding and preparing the garden beds. This productive space has produced lots of wonderful crops in just a year of operation, including snake beans, eggplants, watermelons, tomatoes, sunflowers, green manures and cabbage.

Movie Screenings with Q&A – A New Economy, December 2018

In December 2018 we partnered with Notre Dame University and Environs Kimberley to offer a free screening of the film “A New Economy”.

We love getting together to watch and discuss sustainability themed documentaries and aim to organise several each year. All people are welcome and the aim is to create an inclusive and friendly environment, with the opportunity to build relationships with others and discuss the movie and other relevant topics afterwards.

Incredible Edible Garden Bike Tour, July 2018

Garden tours are popular events. We all love to see what someone else is doing in their patch of pindan, so in July 2018 we combined two fun things, edible gardens and cycling! We visited three gardens in the Broome North area, as well as the community garden. It was amazing to see the diversity of plants growing, from green manures and fruit trees to beautifully designed small spaces utilising chickens and mealworms.

Incredible Edible Garden Bike Tour, July 2018

Garden tours are popular events. We all love to see what someone else is doing in their patch of pindan, so in July 2018 we combined two fun things, edible gardens and cycling! We visited three gardens in the Broome North area, as well as the community garden. It was amazing to see the diversity of plants growing, from green manures and fruit trees to beautifully designed small spaces utilising chickens and mealworms.

Groovin in the Garden with Charlie Mcgee, June 2018

Incredible Edible Broome presented Groovin’ in the Garden with Charlie Mcgee for some family friendly fun of the electro, funk, ukelele, permaculture variety. It was beautiful out under the mango tree. The crowd and Charlie brought the place alive! The soups, cakes and sourdough were also a hit.

Woods Drive Project February 2017 (joint project with SKIPA – Society for Kimberley Indigenous Plants and Animals)

In partnership with SKIPA, we transformed a stretch of neglected parkland into an edible avenue using native plants over the 2017 Wet Season. Over three working bees, donations of trees from SKIPA and mulch from the Shire and Ask Alex, the project was completed in 2017. The strip of parkway was further enhanced through a street art youth engagement project bringing the adjacent fenceline alive with vibrant locally themed art.

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