The Harvest

Join Promisetown (aka Thomastown) resident, Liz Skitch, on tiny adventures into the backyards of Whittlesea. Harvesting recipes and home- grown goodness these mini- documentaries, are a celebration of communities, diversity and the simple joy of gardens.

Supported by Whittlesea Creative Community Fund, City of Whittlesea.

Maria’s Flower Garden

Liz visits her favourite neighbour Maria, who spoils her with bunches of colourful flowers!

The Harvest- Maria's Flower Garden

Greenbrook Community House

Liz visits Greenbrook Community House, Epping and learns about the all -abilities Gardening Program 'Greenthumbs', helps to pick a tree full of ripe plums and shares her recipe for Plum Jam! 

For further information in the Greenbrook Community House program of creative classes, email:

The Harvest- Greenbrook Community House

Joanna’s Preserved Lemons

Meet Joanna, who proves how productive a courtyard garden can be! Introducing her espalier lemon tree, Joanna shares her fantastic preserved lemons recipe- a must for anyone who producers a superfluity of lemons!

The Harvest- Joanna's Preserved Lemons

Anke’s Veggie Patch

Meet Anke and check out her thriving veggie patch. Producing a bumper harvest of Tomatoes and Zucchinis, Anke spoils Liz by filling up her basket with home grown goodness and shares her recipe for Zucchini Slice. 

The Harvest- Anke's Veggie Patch

Special thanks to Liz Skitch.

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