Latest Macleod news

Help wanted!

Help wanted!

Sustainable Macleod needs members willing to take on the following jobs: Minute secretary when we restart our monthly meetings at the garden Vegie swap coordinator. This position requires someone to be at either the community garden or rotunda in Macleod Park at...

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Banyule 2041 – Shaping Our Future

Banyule 2041 – Shaping Our Future

Sustainable Macleod's vision for Banyule in 2041 is of a city which is an inclusive, connected community where all people feel valued and respected, a city that respects and enhances the environment and one which has achieved zero carbon emissions at Council, business...

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Macleod Pop-Up Pantry

Macleod Pop-Up Pantry

Let's get Macleod Pop-Up Pantry off the ground! Sustainable Macleod member Angela Chung, supported by member Gaby Guthrie (next door neighbour), has launched Pop-Up Pantry from home. This is a great initiative and just what Macleod needs. For so long we have been...

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Oyster and shiitake mushroom bulk buy

Oyster and shiitake mushroom bulk buy

Order your mushroom kit  Sustainable Macleod is  doing a bulk order of shiitake and oyster mushroom kits from Aussie Mushroom Company. Robin is taking orders for oyster and shiitake mushroom kits. Both are $15 which is half price. We need an order of 10 of each and...

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Macleod Organic Community Garden Re-Opening

Macleod Organic Community Garden Re-Opening

We are delighted to be able to announce that the Macleod Organic Community Garden (MOCG), will be able to open from Monday, November 2. The Sustainable Macleod Garden Management Team have been working with permits since the Garden closed, with produce going weekly to...

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Tomato plants available for members to collect

Tomato plants available for members to collect

Each member receives 6 FREE tomato plants each year.  We currently have 6 varieties of cherry tomato, 5 varieties of medium size tomato and 1 variety of large tomato. And there are more varieties coming on. In the next few weeks, corn, zucchini, cucumber, and pumpkin...

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A clean energy plan for Banyule

A clean energy plan for Banyule

Banyule City Council has released the Community Climate Action Plan, following feedback and submissions through the Shaping Banyule Portal on the BCC website. The Plan is intended to have the Council take the lead in "planning for, and responding to, climate change."...

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Members growing spring seedlings at home

Members growing spring seedlings at home

Sustainable Macleod is keen to continue to supply the community garden, members and the public with its much revered spring seedlings. Because the community garden is closed, members have taken on the task of raising seedlings from home. Robin's potting shed and...

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