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Adam Baker
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Andrew Cumberland commented on Adam Baker's status
"No probs mate.  Hope all is good. "
Aug 31, 2018
Dianne Caswell commented on Adam Baker's status
"I am so sorry Adam that you are unable to have your GV. We all understand that things happen that we need to cancel an event. If you would like to book another this or next year please give me a call on 0407691485 or email me to my Personal Messages…"
Aug 31, 2018
Adam Baker posted a status
"Hi everyone, I have had to cancel my Garden Visit scheduled 15/8 due to some peronal reasons that have come up. Apologies to all affected."
Aug 31, 2018
Adam Baker updated their profile
Jul 31, 2018
Adam Baker replied to Andrew Cumberland's discussion Native hive splits - lessons I've learned in the group Bees - native and honey
"Ok, thanks Andy.. I just saw your YouTube post and I can see why you were concerned! All those dead bees! I Am yet to do my first split yet, but I will definitely keep all this in mind.."
Jul 31, 2018
Adam Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'Rescheduled garden visit - and wax wraps and mini kokedama making - Free'
"I will be there with my little one Sophie, but will probably be a bit late.. about 10.30. See you all then!"
Apr 27, 2018
Adam Baker favorited Lissa's event WORLD NAKED GARDENING DAY
Apr 16, 2018
Adam Baker commented on Andrew Cumberland's video

Finally completed the aquaponics grow bed

"Looks great mate! I like the idea of using smaller growbeds because they can be more easily fixed and cleaned out if something goes wrong.. and you can always add another and link them together later.."
Apr 6, 2018
Adam Baker commented on Andrew Cumberland's photo

Sourdough English Muffins

"Wow, they look great Andrew! So.. the important question is what do they taste like??"
Mar 14, 2018
Adam Baker is attending Dianne Caswell's event

GARDEN VISIT - FREE at Valerie's Garden

March 17, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY 29TH APRIL 10.00am TO 12.00pmMessage Sent 8.20pm Thurs 26thThe address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you need to change your profile.Valerie has written a little about her Garden;Some info about my garden.We live on a roughly 600m2 flat block in The Gap. I started gardening a few…See More
Jan 23, 2018
Adam Baker left a comment for Dianne Caswell
"Hi Dianne, Thanks for the friend request! Re hosting a garden visit in September, a bit of info about our place... it is a duplex on a battle-axe block, so parking is on the street- however there is plenty of room. Then if everyone can just walk up…"
Jan 23, 2018
Adam Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's page 2018 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR in the group Garden Visits
"Hi everyone, I joined BLF before christmas but the last month or so has been a bit crazy.. so Im only now getting around to really spending a little time on the site. I look forward to visiting some gardens and am happy to host a visit later in the…"
Jan 19, 2018
Adam Baker joined Andrew Cumberland's group

Backyard Bakers

I was going to limit this to a bread makers' group.  But, on reading a few of my baking books, there are just too many wonderful goodies out there that need to be included.  If you bake it in an oven and it tastes darn fine, then post it here. I'll try to make some relevant threads to help keep us organised.  See More
Jan 2, 2018
Adam Baker joined Anthony Foo's group

Green Tech talk

For those of us interested in why what does what in the natural world and how to get more and better quality out of the garden for less money........
Jan 2, 2018
Adam Baker joined Mark Braz's group

Compost,Worms and Soil

A group to discuss the benifits of Compost, Worms and Soil and how we and our plants can learn and interact as a result of these inputs. See More
Jan 2, 2018
Adam Baker joined Andrew Cumberland's group

Aquaponics Adventures

A group for those who are either doing, or thinking about, aquaponics.  All tips welcome.  Nobody is too experienced or too new to join.  See More
Jan 2, 2018

Profile Information

About me:
Hi, I'm Adam and I moved to Brisbane with my partner and little girl in 2017. I am qualified in permaculture and horticulture and ran a small permaculture/ organic gardening business in Sydney. Getting used to the different climate for growing things, but definitely enjoying our new life in Qld!
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
No groups yet in Brisbane, was involved in Sydney groups however.
I am interested in:
Permaculture, edible gardens, aquaponics, urban homesteading- in particular for renters which is still my families situation.
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Information, Products and/or Services, Training and Consultancy, Events, Community Involvement, Gardening Help, Other
My website is:
What I am looking for:
Information, Products and/or Services, Training and Consultancy, Community Involvement
Brisbane Northern Suburbs

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At 7:35 on December 24, 2017, Adam Baker said…
Hi Andrew, I'm in Bray Park and would ben happy to go for a drive to McDowall..would love to check out your system and everything else you have going on- looks like a lot!

Apart from camping for a few days up until New Years Im around- or into the new year, whatever suits.

At 18:30 on December 22, 2017, Andrew Cumberland said…

Hey mate - are you near McDowall?  I could give you a look at the aquaponics and homesteading on a tiny block.  

At 5:33 on December 22, 2017, Dianne Caswell said…

Good Morning Adam, Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF).

Here at the top of the page, you will find many GROUPS to join. One is the GARDEN VISITS, 2018 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR will be posted here in the New Year. I am sure you would enjoy visiting our member’s gardens. We have members who grow many different kinds of Gardens, Permaculture, Aquaculture, Wicking Beds, Traditional and many more. The GV's are usually held once a month. At the GV's we share cuttings, plants, produce, seeds, knowledge as well as a good chat and a lovely Homemade Morning Teas. 

We have many subjects of interest, if you have any questions I am sure we would have a member or site available to answer that question.

You may like to go into your page and change the Pea Leaf Avatar for one of your own, it makes it a little more personal and as soon as we see your own Avatar we know who it is. Please enjoy BLF…..

At 20:53 on December 21, 2017, Adam Baker said…
Thanks Andrew! Nice to have found you guys...
At 19:50 on December 21, 2017, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to the site Adam.   You are amongst like-minded souls here mate. 


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