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Jill Gibbs Neighbourhood Garden

Located in Riddells Road, Sunbury, the Jill Gibbs Neighbourhood Garden was established in 2011 and is run by the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Parish. While the garden is on Parish land, members are from all walks of life and anyone is welcome.

For information about the garden click here (629KB) or call 9744 1060.

Goonawarra Community Garden

Located in Lancefield Road (the first turn-off to Rolling Meadows), Sunbury, the Goonawarra Community Garden was established in 2012 and is currently run by Hume City Council.

For more information about the garden please contact Hume City Council 9356 6962 or visit the Community Garden page on the Hume City Council website.

Memorial Hall Kitchen Garden

A number of raised garden beds can be found behind the Sunbury Memorial Hall on O’Shanassy Street. They are cared for by the Sunbury Community Kitchen, Distinctive Options, St Mary’s Opportunity Shop, Mamabake and Sunbury Community Health.

Any extra assistance to maintain these garden beds would be appreciated, in return for some fresh produce and new friends. Contact Bernadette Hetherington at Sunbury Community Health for more information 9744 4455.

Home Grown Careworks

Do you grow your own fruit or vegetables? Do you find that you have excess produce?

Home grown is an initiative of Careworks SunRanges for individuals who would like to give their excess produce to local individuals or families going through a difficult time. Click here (267 KB) to view the home grown flyer.

If you would like to be involved please contact CareWorks 9740 5061 (Tuesdays and Thursdays). 

Grow & Eat O’Shanassy Street

Have you noticed the raised garden beds filled with vegetable and herb plants? They are cared for by the store holders in O’Shanassy Street, the community and the Hume City Council Parks and Gardens team.

Any extra assistance to maintain these garden beds would be appreciated. Contact Bernadette Hetherington for more information 9744 4455.