Welcome to the Brisbane Organic Growers Inc. (BOGI) website where you can find details about the club, including how to JOIN the club. There is also information about organic gardening including content tailored to the Brisbane, Queensland area.

Our general meetings are held at the Peace Hall in Windsor on the first Thursday of every month except Janurary.

 


2017 BOGI Fair

The 2017 BOGI Fair will be held at the Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Road Windsor (near the Albion railway station), on Sunday the 27th of August from 9am to 3pm. It will be the 31st Brisbane Organic Growers Fair.

There’s always a lot to see at the BOGI Fair, which spreads from the Peace Hall under the Albion overpass and into the neighbouring park.  Organic growers will be on hand to answer your queries along with an extensive selection of vegetable plants, herbs and fruit trees to fill available space in the garden.

Wander around our stallholders who will sell everything from seeds and seedlings to gardening tools. Pest solutions, organic fertilisers and additives will be available from our BOGI Shop, with organic seeds including many heirloom varieties provided from our BOGI seed bank and from Eden Seeds and Green Harvest. Organic gardening books will be available for sale at the fair.

Our knowledgeable speakers will catch your attention along with yummy treats at our café offering freshly cooked organic sausages, quiches, salads, cakes, tea and coffee. And the animal farm will be available to entertain the children.

The fair is free and welcomes everyone, even if you have never turned a spade in your life. Come in for a look from 9am and stay for the day which concludes with the produce auction from 2.30 in the afternoon. No pets please. Entry is free for all ages.

Check out the 2017 fair flyer, and the stallholders list will be available soon. We hope to see you at the fair.
 

2017 BOGI MONTHLY MEETING DATES

  • 2 February
  • 2 March
  • 6 April
  • 4 May
  • 1 June
  • 6 July
  • 3 August - next meeting
  • 7 September
  • 5 October
  • 2 November
  • 7 December

GUEST SPEAKER FOR AUGUST 2017 MEETING

The speaker for the August meeting will be Dylan Oliver from BioSecurity Queensland. Dylan will tell us about the role and activities of Biosecurity Queensland covering several relevant topics including:
• General plant health, pests, diseases and weeds including information about eradication and surveillance
• Weed and pest animal management
• Biosecurity news, media releases and announcements
• Information about entry conditions, restrictions and quarantine when moving plants into or within Queensland

GUEST SPEAKER FOR JULY 2017 MEETING

Our July Speaker will be Dan Willmann. Dan has been with Rocky Point Mulching for over 10 years and has a wealth of knowledge on organic gardening and sustainability. He has been involved in all facets of the business; from the research and development of products for the retail market, production and manufacturing, logistics, sales and marketing, and the diversification of the business moving forward.

He will discuss the steps Rocky Point Mulching takes for both commercial and retail production in organic gardening products, and how they aim to improve their business.

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