Welcome to Sustainable Macleod

Sustainable Macleod is part of the worldwide Transition Movement. Projects by Sustainable Macleod include the Macleod Vegie Swap and the Macleod Organic Community Garden and Tool Library. We run regular workshops and social events too.


Macleod Organic Community Garden

Macleod Organic Community Garden is gardened communally, growing a wide range of vegetables, berries, orchard fruit and herbs. There are no individual plots but everyone who comes to the garden is involved in planning, gardening, growing seedlings or getting involved in other projects.


What’s going on



Boxes of vegetables at the Macleod Vegie Swap

Vegie swap

20th February 11am – 12pm

It will be held at the Rotunda in Macleod Park, opposite the Macleod shops, during the Macleod Market.

welcome to macleod community garden sign

New members session

13th March 12pm – 1pm

An introduction for members to Sustainable Macleod’s extensive list of activities.

garden trowl in ground

Preparing an Autumn/Winter garden

6th March 12pm – 2pm

March is the best time to begin preparations for autumn planting

Latest from the blog

Featuring the latest Macleod news along with a variety of gardening and growing tips, recipes and information on sustainable living.

Macleod Community Bus

Macleod Community Bus

Community buses are not a new idea, with municipalities and towns offering some form of local community bus service. Many of these services are designed specifically for people who have no other ready means of transport, such as the elderly and the disabled, while...

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Planning your garlic crop – start in February!

Planning your garlic crop – start in February!

Although it may be several months before we plant out garlic, preparations must start now. There are 2 reasons for this. Firstly, you may need to order in garlic heads, and secondly you may wish to give your garlic a false winter (vernalisation) by placing it in the...

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Fermenting tomato seed to remove disease

Fermenting tomato seed to remove disease

The easy way to save tomato seed is to squeeze it onto paper towel and dry it. However any diseases - viruses and pathogens - will be retained in seed dried this way. At Sustainable Macleod, we share seed with the community and grow seedlings for the Macleod Organic...

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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.

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