Spring Grow Along with Paul West


Sunshine Coast residents are invited to participate in the kickstart of the Spring Grow Along with Paul West this Saturday September 17

For those wishing to still join the full Grow Along journey (but missed the SEED serviced), you can send a request to [email protected], where you can participate with your own seeds.

Location: Online
Live zoom login: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82681554887

Join leafanatic and salad lover, Paul West as he shows you how you can easily grow your own lettuce leaves and make an ancient garden salad no matter how much space you have! Register now for this free, live and exclusive session!


Did you know that the 'salad' was first popularized way back in the Roman Empire. It first appeared in the form of raw leafy vegetables covered in salty, oily dressing (the word salad comes from sal, the Latin word for salt). Back in those early salad eating days (circa 1st century CE), ancient Romans gathered and layered raw vegetables, drizzling vinegar, oil, and herbs over top to create the world's first salad.

Whilst salads evolved and became increasingly complexity through the ages the original Roman version - the garden salad - retained its simplicity and still lives with us today, largely unchanged.

And with lettuce prices the way they have been lately, it’s time to take matters into your own hands! Never Pay $45 for a lettuce again?

Well, maybe you never paid $45 for a lettuce in the first place, but that doesn’t change the fact that growing your own lettuce is super easy, takes up hardly any space and will have you out in the patch, picking your own fresh salad in no time.

For other event opportunities during the Grow It Local Spring Festival visit the Grow It Local website.

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