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Nillumbik Shire Council – What’s on this Term

24th January 2017 BY: sustainabilityhub@ceres.org.au

Teacher Environment Network Meeting

When: Thursday, 23 February 2017
Time: 4 – 6pm

Where: Edendale Community Environment Farm (30 Gastons Rd, Eltham VIC)
Details: “Show me the money!” Grant writing workshop for schools and preschools with Randy from CERES. To RSVP contact Rachel Bishop on (03) 9433 3707 or rachel.bishop@nillumbik.vic.gov.au
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When: Thursday, 23 March 2017
Time: 4 – 6pm
Where: Edendale Community Environment Farm (30 Gastons Rd, Eltham VIC)

Details: Recycle with Mondo and Waste education resources for teachers. RSVP edendale.education@nillumbik.vic.gov.au



Click here to check out the workshops Edendale Community Farm are running during Term 1. Workshops include: 

  • 26 Feb 2017 – Backyard chooks for beginners ($35)
  • 26 Feb 2017 – Set up and maintain a worm farm (free)
  • 4 Mar 2017 – Soil improvement workshop (free)



Green waste drop off day

When: Sunday, 5 February 2017
Time: 8 am – 4:00pm

Where: Former landfill site (105 Graham Rd, Kangaroo Ground VIC 3097)
Details: Drop off tree prunings, garden clippings, leaves and grass (as many trailer loads as you like). We do not accept commercial loads or food waste. Free drop off is for Nillumbik residents only – remember to bring your rates notice of drivers licence to show you live in the Shire. For smaller properties, residents are encouraged to use their green waste bin every week to gradually dispose of garden material stockpiles all year round. You can also drop off garden materials for a charge at our Recycling & Recovery Centre on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and public holidays).
More info: 
Click here for more info.

Home Harvest FEASTival

When: Sunday, 26 February 2017
Time: 3pm onwards
Where: Edendale Farm, ((30 Gastons Rd, Eltham VIC)
Details: Celebrate local food and the summer harvest with us at the Home Harvest FEASTival! To join us there register as a grower to supply produce to be turned in to a shared harvest meal. Your donation of home grown produce = your ticket to attend. The FEASTival will include food and veggie gardening activities, entertainment and music as well as the shared harvest meal.
More info: Click here for more info.