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Sat 25 March at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Homegrown Parkes is running on Saturday, 25 March 2023, with special guest Costa Georgiadis!

The day will commence with Costa’s official welcome from 9am. Activities include locally grown and locally made markets, children’s activities, a bus trip to a local garden and a section of the event will be dedicated purely to crop swapping.

What is crop swapping you may ask! Crop swapping is the cashless exchange of homegrown and homemade products at community markets. These events are aimed at reducing waste, while building community through the sharing of goods, knowledge and ideas. You can pre-register here:

Click here to pre-register.

Items for exchange could range from (but are not limited to) fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, eggs, honey, preserves, baked goods, nuts and seeds, flower cuttings, seedlings, manure, worm castings, and homemade cleaning or personal care products.

In association with Parkes Arts Inc there will be fun and interactive activities throughout the day.

For further details, go to https://centralwestlachlanlandcare.org


Sat 25 March
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Cooke Park, Parkes
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia + Google Map


Local government area
Visual arts, Craft, Ceramics / Pottery, Multi-Arts


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What's On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

'Featured events' are those submitted directly online by presenters.

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