Options Edible Garden

The Edible Garden is nestled in the beautiful Mount Penang Gardens at Kariong.

This friendly space is for participants who want to be creative and develop practical skills which are centred around permaculture principles and seasonal food.

Come and prepare or taste the lunch that is prepared daily for participants onsite.

Contribute and be a part of our team in the:

  • Garden Crew
  • Café Crew
  • Print Room
  • Foodies Group
  • Art Shed
  • Work Crew

Join us to grow, design and produce a wide range of amazing products!


Options Edible Garden offers a range of hands on experiences from cooking, catering and gardening to creating t-shirts, mugs and gifts in the Print Room.

Visit our website:


Options Edible Garden – Where plants and people grow!

Garden Crew

Learn about horiticulture and work in our beautiful Edible Garden

Join the Edible Garden Crew

Our Garden Crew enjoy working in the outdoors on a range of gardening activities including:

  • Planting Seedlings
  • Growing Vegetables
  • Flowers & Herbs
  • Potting Plants
  • Mowing & Watering

The Edible Garden Cafe

Learn to cook delicious food and help with catering for events

Join the Cafe Crew

The Edible Garden Cafe Crew learn how to make coffee, delicious lunches and snacks including:

  • Daily Lunches
  • Cakes & Slices
  • Jams & Sauces
  • Fudges & Nuts
  • Event Catering

Print Room

Design and create different products using popular software programs

Join the Print Room Crew

The Edible Garden Print Room produces a range of custom printed items including:

  • Mugs
  • T-shirts
  • Posters
  • Labels & Stickers
  • Personalised gifts

Foodies Group

Explore and prepare fresh foods in the Edible Garden Kitchen

Join the Foodies Group

Come and experiment in the Edible Garden Kitchen to make amazing products including:

  • Jams and Relishes
  • Sauces
  • Biscuits and Slices
  • Herbal Teas
  • Speciality Hampers

Edible Garden Art Shed

A place to explore and develop your creative talents

Be creative in The Art Shed

Express yourself and create artworks in a creative space at the Edible Garden Art Shed.

  • Learn to paint
  • Sketch and Draw
  • Develop your own style
  • Create unique artworks
  • Exhibit your artwork

Work Crew

Help out in the community and learn valuable garden and maintenance skills

Join the Work Crew

Our Work Crew help out in the community with gardening and maintenance tasks including:

  • Lawn Mowing
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Moving furniture
  • Pickups & Deliveries
  • Rubbish Removals

Find out how we can support you!
Give us a call on (02) 4340 5155