Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

Community consultation for LXRP Preston closes 6 May

On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is removing 75 level crossings across Melbourne by 2025. In Preston, the level crossings at Murray Road, Cramer Street, Bell Street and Oakover Road will be removed by raising the rail line over the road. This project will deliver new stations (Bell and Preston) […]

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Celebrating everything compost for International Compost Awareness Week (3-9 May)

Compost deliveries for Darebin Community Gardens To celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, Council have donated nutrient-rich compost to our local community gardens with help from the Back to Earth Initiative. These gardens are growing fresh and nutritious food with compost YOU helped create just by putting your food scraps and organic waste in your green […]

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Community gardens & COVID-19 update

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services have advised that community gardens are permitted to continue operating, provided that strict physical distancing and safety processes are in place. These protective measures include: All community gatherings, socialising, workshops and events are not permitted and members are only to be undertaking activities related to the growing and […]

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Nominate your favourite local garden to win $5,000 from the Back to Earth Initiative

Ever wondered what happens to your food and green waste after it’s picked up in Darebin? The compost and mulch created from the food and green waste you put in your green bin at home helps farms, gardens and parks bloom. Now the Back to Earth Initiative’s Victorian Garden Competition is giving you the opportunity […]

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