Sustainable Macleod

Projects by Sustainable Macleod include the highly successful Vegie Swap, the Macleod Organic Community Garden, a Tool Library and seed bank for members and a yearly local auction and sale of plants raised in the Garden.

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What’s going on

Check out our calendar of events for the Macleod Organic Community Garden opening times as well as the latest workshops and social events

Christmas party

Friday 16 December from 5.30pm

Celebrate the Christmas season with us at the Sustainable Macleod Community Garden. Please RSVP if you want to attend.

New Years Eve party

Saturday 31 December, from 5.30pm

Celebrate the end of 2022 with us at the Sustainable Macloed Community Garden. Please RSVP if you want to attend.

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December Vegie Swap


The December vegie swap has been canceled as it is often poorly attended as people are so busy in December. It also coincides with the Macleod Traders’ Fair this year.

Latest from the blog

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

An Urban Food Strategy in Practice

An Urban Food Strategy in Practice

Last month I discussed the Banyule Urban Food Strategy which is currently being developed by Banyule City Council, with Sustain - the Australian Food Network employed as the consultants. What might the Strategy look like in practice? It is essential that any strategy...

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Tracking your seeds

Tracking your seeds

Have you ever planted some seeds, or seedlings you've produced yourself, only to wonder later what the variety was or even what you've planted? Was it a pumpkin, zucchini, cucumber or squash, for example? Here are some tips to keep track of your plantings and to keep...

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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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