Due to the current reinstatement of restrictions on gatherings and movement, we have no alternative but to continue to keep the Garden closed. The Macleod Vegie Swap will also not go ahead for now. When restrictions are lifted, we will assess how we can safely re-open, using the best available advice.
In the meantime, we would ask everyone to take all the recommended precautions and keep yourselves and others safe.
All produce from the community garden is being donated to BANSIC for distribution to those in need.
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Featuring the latest Macleod news along with a variety of gardening and growing tips, recipes and information on sustainable living.
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What’s going on
Watch our ‘growing tips’ video workshops on our website or the Sustainable Macleod Youtube Channel.
Zoom Garden Tours
Every Sunday 4pm
Every Sunday at 4pm we take a tour or someone’s garden. Hosted by Emily Willocks.
Join Sustainable Macleod
Become a member and get access to the community garden, the tool library and our seed library. We welcome all members of the community and have regular events and workshops to enjoy.