Let’s go Bananas – Saving our local plants

October 18, 2014

October 18, 2014

9:30 am To 12:30 pm

21 Cummins St, Rapid Creek

Event Description

Let’s to stand together and celebrate our Freckle-Free bananas!

Banana theme art and craft activities, eat banana cake, sign a petition to keep our plants in the ground.

The Mulch Pit & Frillies Cafe at 9:30 – 12:30

“Under the plan to eradicate the disease Banana Freckle, anyone with banana trees in their backyard in Darwin or in other eradication zones will have them destroyed.

The biggest banana operation in the NT, the Darwin Banana Farm, is located in one of the new eradication zones. The Darwin Banana Farm has been regularly tested and does not have Banana Freckle.”

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-10/northern-territory-to-lose-its-biggest-banana-farm/5805308

 

 

 

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Darwin Garden Education Network

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