One of the most exciting things in Community Gardening happened last weekend. You might have missed it, because it was without fanfare, and very localised: Maud and Neil put up a planter box on a streetside close to where they live. You don’t feel excited? You should do, because this was the first streetside planter [...]
Cultivating Community & Yarra Climate Action Now happily present a forum on community gardens in the City of Yarra and a workshop for helping home and community gardeners compost at home.
Sunday March 18th, 11am-1pm, Gordon St Laneway, access next to 23 Gordon St, Clifton Hill
It’s hard not to feel dispirited sometimes: wanting to do something for the climate but being faced by huge odds. It’s not surprising that political activism isn’t for everyone. But there are things that we can do, acts which make us feel good about ourselves, which help us feel part of the community in which [...]
Last night some of YCAN’s Local Action Group went to the Yarra Council meeting at Richmond Town Hall. We were there for two reasons. Firstly, in Public Question Time, we wanted to ask if the Community Gardens Committee (which has Yarra resident members) would be continued next year. We’d heard a rumour that funding for [...]