Join Us

Sustainable Macleod Inc., which runs the Macleod Organic Community Garden, is now an incorporated association and is taking membership for the 2019 year.Press here for our Rules of Association or  Press here for our Constitution.

Join now to become part of the Macleod Organic Community Garden – not only will you have access to the garden and its produce, you’ll connect with other like-minded gardeners in the community, share knowledge and have access to Sustainable Macleod’s resources.

Become a member
Membership is on a yearly basis, ending 31 December if joining late in the year, your membership will expire the next year. Great value.
The fee is $25 per person or $50 per family, which includes free enrolment in Sustainable Macleod workshops, except for ones run by a paid presenter.
Free Tomato and other seedlings, Free Garlic, Free Fruit and Veg, Free Herbs
all subject to availability but wow never buy another Tomato seedling again.

Register by emailing Sustainable Macleod or simply print off this form Membership application form and bring it to the Garden or Veggie Swap.

In addition to the standard information you will need to fill in, we have added 3 OPTIONAL questions. You do not have to answer these, but if you do, it helps us plan activities and facilities  more appropriately for our membership

Benefits

  • Free enrolment in Sustainable Macleod workshops, except for ones run by a paid presenter
  • Access to produce of the garden (excess produce will be distributed through the Vegie Swap or local community groups)
  • Access to the Seed Library and Garden Books via the mini hot house library at the Garden
  • Access to spare seedlings that are raised for the garden, heaps of Tomato’s
  • Access to pruning’s for grafting (when available)
  • Request a plant – you can request most common plants that can be propagated, like mint, sage, blueberries etc.
  • Hands-on workshops during the year, on topics such as soil biology, wicking bed construction, composting, grafting, pruning, water saving, irrigation, solar projects, maintenance of tools, and other relevant topics.
  • Access to a members-only area of the website (coming soon)
  • Access to local Community Garden resources, like free local inputs such as coffee husks, wood shavings, horse poo and straw.
  • Invitations to local social events, including special events such as Swap a Preserve Day, cooking demonstrations, and Daylight Savings Pizza Cook-ups.
  • Shared access to the Garden Clubs of Australia magazine (4 issues a year)
  • Insurance cover (for personal accident) while volunteering or at a club event
  • Your membership fee will be offset by a reduction in your seed, seedling and fruit & veg budget for the year.
  • Experience a sense of belonging, connect with others in the community.
  • Participate in positive and healthy activities, enjoy the friendship of like-minded people.
  • Gather knowledge and share ideas on sustainable gardening practices.
  • Enjoy the benefits of fresh seasonal, local-grown produce and other garden outputs.
  • Access to our Tool Library, tools such as post hole diggers, 18 Volt power tools, Gazebo’s and the like, Gold coin donation for the up keep.
  • Use of our community Trailer, a $10 donation for the up keep such as rego, Tyres and the like.
  • Access to our large poly tunnel so members can also raise there own seeds and cuttings in a hot house environment.
  • We have a commercial wood fired oven for community or members’ use.

Download a PDF of Membership Benefits