Category Archives: Public Open Days

FREE Events at the Resource Recovery Centre

Celebrating International Composting Week Sunday 6th May to Saturday 12th May.

Green Waste Processing Tours – Monday and Friday- 10am or 2pm Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre.

Composting Workshop and Garden Tour – Thursday 10th May – 1.30pm – 3pm – Moss Vale Community Garden- Railway St Moss Vale

Dates:

Thursday 10th May 2018 – Composting Workshop and tour of Moss Vale Community Garden Monday

7th and Friday 11th May – Green Waste Processing Tours at the RRC

Phone 4868 0888 or email email hidden; JavaScript is required For more information visit http://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/waste-education

Flyer here: International Composting Week – May 2018

World Environment Week Wrap

Think Global – Grow Local was our theme for World Environment Week this year. 

And the weather gods must have been paying attention, as the rain stopped and patches of blue sky encouraged locals to come down and tour the sustainable features of our community garden – 3.7kW solar power with battery storage, a substantial bio-swale to capture and hold our storm water for use in growing productive food crops, our strawbale shelter (the hearth of our Garden), our resource recycling compost bays and substantial worm farms, not-to mention our community built pizza oven which was the centre of attention around lunch time.

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 What a lovely atmosphere it was, enhanced by the participation of families with their children

WP_20170610_12_51_12_ProOne family won the worm farm donated by the Moss Vale Resource Recovery centre and raffled off after the worm demo.  We were treated to a scrumptious morning tea provided by the local CWA ladies followed by wood-fired pizzas for lunch.

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In the end, an altogether enjoyable way to start the June long weekend.

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World Environment Week Open Day

Moss Vale Community Garden would like to invite you to our open day on Saturday 10th June from 10am to celebrate World Environment Week.

Come along and check out the environmentally sound elements in the Garden including: solar power; systems for catching, storing and using rainwater; strawbale building and sustainable gardening practices like organic soil improvement and non-toxic pest control.

If you like getting your hands dirty:

  • we will be setting up a brand new ($60) worm farm we will be raffling for some lucky person to take home.
  • you can take part in helping build a “hot bed” into which we will plant some vege seeds which will rocket out of the warm soil despite the chilly winter weather.

And then there will be wood-fired pizzas for lunch…….

Please check out the attached flyer (click here) for details.

Look forward to seeing you there!

THINK GLOBAL  –  GROW LOCAL!

Regards,

Jill and the Garden Gang