30 April 2012

Lovely News regarding Clarence Community Development Grant:


Congratulations everyone on your hard work.

The application for a Community Support Grant to establish a Richmond Community Food Garden has been successful and Clarence City Council has approved funding of $1,500.00 for the purchase of 2 raised garden beds and a small hothouse.

Paperwork is due to arrive next week.

Posted by Fred from Mick Wadsley for Penny who is on the North Island.

25 April 2012

News, photos and upcoming events:

Food Garden visits in coming months: 
Here is a list of the upcoming visits to food gardens run by the Food Gardens Group on Sundays at 10:30am

May 20th         Food Garden visit at Richmond
June 24th         Mid-Winter Lunch at Acton (at noon 12am)
July                 winter break: no garden visit
August TBA     Food Garden at Sandfly
Sept 23rd        Food Garden near Richmond
Full details can be found at;


Thanks to Clarence City Council:
Clarence City Council supplied a "Quick Grant" to help us get our library started.

Richmond Community Food Garden:

The Community Food Garden is a joint venture involving residents at the Centacare Units, Richmond Primary School students, staff and volunteers and CRVSLG group members. If you would like to participate, please contact us. We are very grateful to local groups and business who have already expressed their support for the project. 

Walk-In Poly Tunnel Greenhouse Bulk Purchase:
Are you interested in more information? If so, please contact us. Start your veggies growing before winter frosts finish.

Our next meeting is on Wednesday 9th May at 7pm at the Community Meeting Room, 22 Torrens Street, Richmond.

Group contact: Penny Wadsley Ph 6260 2950 or email pmwadsley@ozemail.com.au 

Photos from the Richmond Fair and from the Lifestyle-living and Self-sufficiency workshop: