Mullumbimby Community Garden
156 Stuart St. Mullumbimby,
cross over Saltwater Creek at the causeway.
Yummy, nutricious Community Lunch every Tuesday
prepared from our organic grown vegetables and made with love.
Donation $8 for non members $5 for members.
Restoring the Flow
at the Garden 2pm
Serene Earth Sanctuary 2pm
The Mullumbimby Community Garden is a place of vibrancy, abundance, cultural diversity, friendships, knowledge, sustainable practices and fun.
On Tuesdays after the communal lunch join us at Restoring the Flow empowering encounters 2pm, inside the Rotunda. These meetings support and encourage personal and community development, and contribute to the creation of a fairer society that regenerates the earth, and ourselves. Everyone is welcome.
Together, we have been growing organic fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers since August 2008 on our 5 acre site just a 500m walk from Mullumbimby CBD. We offer a diverse range programs, projects, workshops and activities available for all ages, abilities and interests.
Mullumbimby Community Garden welcomes you to visit. Our award winning facility open to the public during daylight hours seven days a week. You can join in – plant a seedling, water, pull a weed or just have a wander and take in the ambience of this gentle and calming space.
Growing Fruit Trees In Small Backyards with Sharon Gibson
Discover how to grow your own luscious fruit in the smallest of backyards. There are many small fruit trees suited to growing in the suburbs including many that will fruit within two years. These include dwarf fruit trees which supply more fruit per metre than a standard tree, allowing more varieties of fruit to be grown in the same area.
Soil Basics For The New Gardener with Loretta Faulkner
Healthy soil is essential to maintaining healthy plants; it is alive with trillions of minute organisms which recycle and free up nutrients to drive plant growth. Get to know the basics of successful gardening by understanding your soil, what it is and learn new ways to improve it.
Propogation For Beginners with Loretta Faulkner
Do you want to learn how to add new plants to your garden and save money at the same time? This course will show you the basics of propagating seeds, taking cuttings and dividing herbaceous and soft wooded perennials. Feel the satisfaction of growing your own plants rather than buying, the joy of planting them in your garden and sharing with family and friends.
Biochar – Is Black The New Green? with Rob Crosby
Participate in a one day, hands-on, Magical Mystery Tour into the world of biochar. Understand biochar’s role in enhancing microbial soil life. Learn how to make it, how to test it, how to condition it and how to apply it in your own situation.
Restoring the Flow
Tuesdays 2pm after the community lunch we come together in a light-hearted, subtle, and interactive gathering. Our focus is direct experience. Discover how authenticity, role-play and non-verbal communication give rise to insights and greater harmony between people and within the self.
|The Mullumbimby Community Garden is an interactive facility for the people of Byron Shire – a place where whole families and individuals of all ages and abilities can share friendships, ideas and knowledge.
The garden incorporates the principles of organic gardening, composting, water conservation, energy efficiency and recycling. Creativity and imagination is encouraged with art and craft activities.
The garden consists of allotments where members can grow their own organic fruit, vegetables and flowers.There are also communal gardens where participants share the gardening and harvest and supply charities with fresh produce for people in need.
President: Gina Lakosta
0499 569 333
Coordinator: Jeannette Martin
PO Box 149. Mullumbimby 2482
The Mullumbimby Community Garden
welcomes applications for new members.
The annual membership fee:
Individual $48 p.a.
Family $72 p.a.
Organisation $96 p.a.
Annual Plot rentals:
Small Plot (2.4m x 2.4m) $48 p.a
Medium Plot (2.4m x 4.8m) $72p.a.
Large Plot (4.8 m x 4.8m) $96p.a.
Allotment fees are additional to membership (you must be a member to lease an allotment). Only one allotment is available per member. All tools, equipment and irrigation water are on site for free use.
* Free choice volunteer : Monday – Friday 9am -2pm sign up
(supervisors will guide you what to do)
* Become a member and or rent an allotment to grow your own vegies!
* Enjoy connecting with the earth and learning how to garden!
* Volunteer to meet your Job Network Provider requirements-
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* Work in the garden to pay off a fine-
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* Buy organic seedlings :Monday – Friday 9am -2pm
* Shop at the food co-op 10am -4pm Tuesday & Friday. Sat 10am -1pm
* Children’s garden safe- play area & herb garden
* Join us for a communal lunch at 1pm for volunteers, members and general public. We’d love you to join us for the morning, help with the gardening and then share a meal with us for a small donation and enjoy the fruits of our collective labour.
* Buy a Farm Garden box of freshly picked mixed vegies available on Tuesdays 9am – 2pm recommended donation $20
* Buy our Garden Tee shirt or stickers at the office