Get Involved!
There are plenty of ways to get involved at FERN. On this page you can find an overview of all voluntary options.

Community GardensIMG_7322

Get ready for gardening at FERN. Learn how to make compost. Manage weeds and pests. Learn how to grow veggies and how to maintain garden beds with increasing soil water retention.




Heaven Raw Cafe – SOUPI

Soupi creates a social soup. It’s a donation based soup kitchen.

It’s a beautiful hangout spot to meet people, make friends and share an affordable healthy vegan meal with your community. Bring yourself, your neighbours, friends, kids and musical instruments if you wish to play us some music.

Soupi happens every Monday evening. Helpers from 3pm till 6.30 pm

Contact: Karen Bartz

Mob: 0418 742 917


Working Bee

Get involved with tidying up FERN. Learn how to make compost. Help with the garden beds – weeding, planting, etc. The more hands on deck we have the easier and more fun it will be for all of us.



Contact: Thom Scott

Mob: 0458 015 394




Construction & Repairs

Get involved with the setup and maintenance of permaculture systems, solar panels, rainwater collection, grey water reuse, and general repairs. Also we’re looking for someone to install windturbine. Do you have a pair of handy hands?





Bike Repairs

The bicycle initiative is accepting donations of working and broken bicycles, and has a vast selection of restored bikes for sale. Join one of the workshops and learn how to fix your own bike!