Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.

Food

Armidale Local Food is a small group of committed SLA members wishing to raise community awareness in relation to the promotion of local food within Armidale and surrounding districts.

At their regular market stall with the Armidale Farmers Markets, ALF provides a wide variety of local chemical free produce from the Community garden and backyard gardens, for sale to the community.

Throughout the year, workshops will be held in areas of interest including composting, planting and garden tours with the possibility to include pruning, seed saving and poultry care.

Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide PDF

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