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.

 


GUEST SPEAKER FOR SEPTEMBER 2017 MEETING

At the September meeting (Thursday 7 September) come along for a very special evening where BOGI will host Dr Don Huber, professor emeritus of plant pathology at Purdue University. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Idaho, Ph. D. from Michigan State University and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and Industrial College of the armed Forces. He was cereal pathologist at the University of Idaho for eight years before joining the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University in 1971.

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

2017 BOGI Fair

The 2017 BOGI Fair was 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 was the 31st Brisbane Organic Growers Fair.

Thanks so much to everyone who helped to make the day a success.

Check out the 2017 fair flyer, along with the updated stallholders list available below.

Our next BOGI Fair will be held on Sunday 26th August 2018. We hope to see you at the fair!


 

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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