Community gardens are shared spaces to grow food. They can be in public parks and gardens, on hospital grounds, adjoining community kitchens, at Community and Neighbourhood Houses, Churches and Schools.
There are a number of community gardens across the Greater Bendigo Region.
The City offers a range of services that can be used by community gardens including education sessions and free compost. More information about these programs can be found on the Waste education page of the City’s website.
The City has a Community Gardens Policy to assist community members to navigate the process to start a community garden on council owned and managed land. For more information regarding establishing a community garden please contact [email protected]
The Bendigo Community Garden Network provides a place for those involved in or interested in community gardening to share information, ideas, ask questions and connect.
On the City's website:
- Safely growing foods in home gardens
- Queensland fruit fly information
- Waste education
- In the garden
- Sustainable Living Guide
- Sustainable food
- Greater Bendigo's Food System Strategy 2020-2030
- Community grants