Pakenham Community Garden

The Pakenham Community Garden, located at 6 Henry Street, uses organic chemical-free gardening principles and is collectively managed by a diverse group of volunteers.

Originally set up in 2007 by a group of local residents and community organisations, the Community Garden is a public food garden featuring fruit trees, raised self-watering garden beds as well as a variety of perennial herb plants and ornamental flowers.

There is a weekly gardening session on Mondays from 9am-12pm, and there are always monthly weekend working bees and a monthly workshop on different topics related to gardening.

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Cardinia Farmland Protection and Advocacy

'Protecting Melbourne’s Strategic Agricultural Land' (aka SAL)

This is a DELWP project that is planning for Melbourne’s Green Wedges and Agricultural Land use future. The strategic agricultural land (SAL) review, directly relates to the Cardinia Community Food Strategy Key Area No.1: Protecting and utilising fertile land as a source of fresh food for current and future generations; and the related priority actions.

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