Queensland Garden Expo

Friday 11th July, 2014  9.15am

Come join me at the Queensland Garden Expo as we welcome Jerry Coleby-Williams with his talk on Eat More Volunteers - fail safe, organic food production can supplement your diet whatever the weather and pretty much wherever you garden. We always have lots of fun to launch off the Kitchen Garden Garden/Garden Expo
Friday 11 July 11.5am   Leonie Shanahan is known for her successful Edible School Garden program and work with Social Housing, and Mental Health Residental Housing on the Sunshine Coast. Leonie has a passion for healthy gardens, especially the soil, and growing the freshest food for your health. Leonie will share her wealth of knowledge and experience about permaculture, organic growing and healthy food to make your heart sing!! Leonie is the author of Eat Your Garden organic gardening for home and schools, the presenter of DVD Edible School Gardens and speaks at conferences and garden shows. Leonie will demostrate how to set up a No Dig Garden.  Every year people want to learn this method because it has proven to  provide  abundant, healthy , vibrant food for you and your family.   Leonie will be building a No Dig garden in the Kitchen Garden Workshop Area.

 Saturday 12th July, 2014  12 noon

Kitchen Garden Stage - Leonie Shanahan and Leanne Levin
Herbs for Health – Health Benefits and Growing
Learn how to incorporate common herbs from your garden into your everyday health with Dietitian, Naturopath and Chinese Practitioner, Leanne Levin and Edible Organic Gardener, Leonie Shananhan who will show you simple techniques to grow and harvest these herbs.

Leanne Levin, brings a wealth of knowledge to food and eating. In addition to her experience as a Dietitian she also holds qualifications in Herbal Medicine, Naturopathy and Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture. Her advice draws from training in both science and complementary medicine. Her extensive knowledge enables her to cover all topics across food and nutrition, diet and health, as well as supplements and herbs. Her goal in her work is to empower clients to take charge of their own health, in a realistic, cost effective and simple way. She currently practices on the Sunshine Coast, Qld. Leanne also runs cooking classes.

For more information visit http://www.qldgardenexpo.com.au/whats-on/free-lectures-and-demos