On a glorious autumn Sunday, 16th May, the Community Garden was officially launched. Go to our photo gallery to see some pics from the day, taken by Gordon Dowell.
Special thanks to the following people whose generosity contributed to preparing the garden and making the event a wonderful success.
Revd. Fiona Goy and All Saints Anglican Church Community
Councillor Michael Redden
Newstead Natives – Frances Cincotta
Holy Goat Cheese, Sutton Grange
The Food Garden, Campbells Creek
Newstead Post Office
Newstead Community Centre
Newstead’s Cricket Club, Pool & Preschool
Many other individuals and organisations have supported the development of the garden to its current stage. We would like to acknowledge assistance from:
Mount Alexander Shire Council
Dept. of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs
Barwon Heads Community Arts Garden
Clunes Community Garden
Newstead Recreation Reserve Committee
Triple J Earthworks – Rod Jackson
Powlett Hill Pty Ltd – Fawcett family
The Red Store
E.R. & J.W. Campbell Fencing Contractors
Spa Country Electrical – Lynal & Leonie Bastin
Meridian Land Design – Hamish MacCallum
Castlemaine Home Timber & Hardware
Borderline Garden Supplies
Hanson Construction Materials
Meg Norris Design
Living Water Flowforms
Redpath Ideal Greenhouses
Allsun Farm – Gundaroo Tiller
Biodynamic Agriculture Australia
CERES Organic farm & nursery – Chris Ennis
Beard’s Hardware, Campbells Creek
Hickmans Pty Ltd
Castlemaine Garden Supplies
Numerous members of the community who have given time, energy, expertise, materials and support in many ways, including the Newstead Echo and participants of the Newstead 2021 Summit, where the idea of a community garden grew from.
If we’ve missed anyone we apologise and thank you
Thank You Everyone!
We now look forward to the growth – of not only plants but ‘community’ too.