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.


2011 BOGI Fair

The 2011 BOGI Fair will be held on Sunday the 2nd of October at The Peace Hall from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Highlights include:

  • Special guest Annette McFarlane
  • North Pine Poultry Club with rare poultry breeds
  • Demonstrations of everyday gardening applications

Please download a copy of the 2011 Fair flyer and spread the word.


Phil Ryan's Recommended Gardening Book List

Phil Ryan, a long time member of BOGI, has compiled a list of recommended books which gardeners are encouraged to read:

AOGC - Hawk Lane Organic Gardens (Pomona) - 16 & 17 April 2011

“The gardens were set up with the vision of creating an abundant food forest together with a strong focus on habitat creation, especially for native birds and frogs. When we moved to this land in 2002 it was 95% clear land except for the house, large dam and large Eucalyptus trees. We immediately commenced working on the gardens.” Sean Morrow 2011.


Our Guest Speaker for April will be Alf Orpen talking on WHY conventional agriculture cannot continue (the science not the belief). WHAT is polyculture farming (increasing food production ten fold without degrading the soil). HOW to make it happen nationwide (participation).

Alf Orpen is an accomplished entrepreneur activist, an ethical investor, designer and developer of regenerative enterprises. He is a public speaker and educator who has engaged MBA students, environmentalists, entrepreneurs and civil servants the world over.

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