March 25, 2019

FAQS

Sydney Edible Garden Trail update

The Sydney Edible Garden Trail (SEGT) has been postponed until 2021 due to the current Covid-19 situation.

If you have purchased a ticket for the 2020 trail, your ticket will be valid for next year’s event. The SEGT team are now arranging the Virtual Sydney Edible Garden Trail. If you would like to keep your ticket you will have access to this virtual live event… this weekend. Please read more about the Virtual Sydney Edible Garden Trail here.

We understand you may prefer a refund, which we are happy to process for you. Please contact the Sydney Edible Garden Trail team via Eventbrite event page by 5:00pm on Friday 20 March to arrange a refund.

Q. WHEN IS THE SYDNEY EDIBLE GARDEN TRAIL?

A. Saturday 21nd & Sunday 22rd March 2020.

Q. HOW MUCH ARE THE TICKETS?

A. Tickets for the event – all gardens, both days – are $25 each or $20 concession. With family and children tickets available. BUY NOW

Q. WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?

you can buy them online at Eventbrite

Q. WHERE CAN I JOIN THE TRAIL?

A. The Sydney Edible Garden Trail is a ‘design your own adventure’ event. With over 60 gardens open throughout Sydney you can start, finish and go at your own pace. Once you’ve purchased your tickets, just prior to the event, you’ll receive a map with details of all open gardens. From here you can begin to explore.

Q. HOW DO I KNOW WHERE THE GARDENS ARE THAT I CAN VISIT?

A. One of the reasons why the Sydney Edible Garden Trail is so special is that we give you access to gardens that wouldn’t normally be open to the public. For this reason, and with respect to our amazing hosts’ privacy, we’ll only be releasing address details to ticket holders. However, before this you can view the gardens by council area here.

Q. IS TRANSPORT PROVIDED?

A. No. The trail is self guided but several gardens are close to public transport or you can car pool.

Q. ARE REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE AT THE GARDENS?

A. It’s advisable to bring your own refreshments or plan your day to include lunch, and morning and afternoon tea breaks.

Q. ARE ANY OF THE GARDENS WHEELCHAIR OR PRAM ACCESSIBLE?

A. Unfortunately, only the school and community gardens are wheelchair/pram accessible, as a lot of the gardens on the trail are on sloping or inaccessible blocks.

Q. CAN I BRING
MY DOG?

A. No. As many of the gardens have chooks, bees and other backyard animals it’s not appropriate to bring your dog.

Q. ARE TOILET FACILITIES PROVIDED?

A. No, toilet facilities are not available at the gardens. You can find the nearest public toilet here.

Q. WHAT TIMES ARE THE GARDENS OPEN?

A. Gardens are open from 9am to 4pm unless otherwise stated.

Q. WHAT HAPPENS TO THE PROFITS FROM THE EVENT?

A. All profits from the event are distributed via grants to local school and community gardens. A portion will be allocated to gardens that participated in the event, and a portion into supporting new school and community garden groups in the council areas where the trail is running. Gardens will be invited to submit an application for a grant of up to $500 per garden. The grant program will launch within 3 months of completion of the trail.

Q. OUR COMMITMENT RE GARDEN LOCATIONS

We’ve double and tripled checked the address locations and details provided to us by our garden hosts, however we cannot be held liable for any incorrect information supplied or listed on the website.