The Kensington Stockyard Food Garden, located at the corner of Bluestone St and Serong St, is a welcoming and safe place for people of all ages and backgrounds to connect.
Using permaculture principles, the Garden aims to grow an abundance of vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs and to increase local biodiversity, while providing a vibrant meeting place for the people of Kensington.
With many plots under shared management, the Garden is open and accessible to the wider community.
OUR GROWING COMMUNITY
OUR GROWING PRODUCE
It started with an idea… “Grow vegetables in a community shared environment”
From humble beginnings, people came together to grow vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers sustainably, free of pesticides and as organic as we can make it. To socialise with other people and to be part of a community…
It grew into a mission… “Feed a growing community”
We have now incorporated and are supported by a growing community of registered members eager to make a difference in Kensington…
Now we have a vision… “To sustainably grow vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers, To increase local biodiversity, To create a vibrant meeting place, To encourage well being, To encourage self sustainability and, of course, To feed our growing community”
But if we are going to achieve our mission, we need to expand, we need to increase our food growing capacity, diversify into other garden areas and bring the community along with us…
But we NEED YOUR HELP TO ACHIEVE THIS...
Feeding a growing community will take time and we can’t do it alone.
We need people just like you, dedicated to making a difference in Kensington, in Melbourne, in Victoria, in Australia, and in the world.
JOIN US TO HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND IN THIS WORLD!
Our Community Partners
A special thank you to our Kensington community and partners who have helped bring to life the Kensington Stockyard Food Garden. We couldn’t have done it without all of your generous help…Thank you!
UPCOMING EVENTS & MEETUPS
Keep in touch with our upcoming events, meetups and meetings.
Want to add an event into your own calendar so you don’t forget?
Simply click on the “event” in our calendar and click “copy to my calendar“.
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