Belgrave Food Garden
About Belgrave Food Garden
Belgrave Food Garden is a thriving volunteer run community garden in the heart of Belgrave township, a place to meet, play and learn.
The Belgrave Food Garden project has 3 aims
1. Provide access to education and space for growing, harvesting and utilise healthy food, to address food insecurity. Building knowledge and confidence of the community and local businesses to adopt sustainable practices such as composing.
2. Reactivate under-utilised spaces to increase civic pride.
3. Provide space and opportunities for community networks and relationships, address social Isolation, increasing wellbeing and develop resilience.
The garden is run as an outdoor learning environment, a space to learn new skills and grow and harvest healthy food and form social connections. The garden is planted and managed using a permaculture model.
Produce grown in the garden is shared with the local community and charity partners. Regular workshops and working bees take place to teach gardening skills, such as worm farming and composting.
Belgrave Food Garden is located at 1624 Burwood Highway, Belgrave, 3160, behind the Cameo Cinema
The garden is open 24 hours to pick produce or enjoy the space for leisure and reflection.
Regular working bees are held on the 2nd Sunday of the Month 10 am to 12 midday.
All tools provided, drop in for 10 minutes or stay 2 hours as time allows, children are very welcome.
Workshops and social events are held thought the year, for details view the calendar links below or see the Belgrave Food Garden Facebook page.
Belgrave Food garden is a volunteer-led initiative. We rely on the support and commitment of our volunteers in order to create a space to learn new skills, make community connections, and grow and harvest healthy food. We would love for you to join our team!
If you are interested in getting involved, please click the button below.
We, at the Belgrave Food Garden, acknowledge that the land this garden is situated upon, is the unceded land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations.
We continue our guardianship of this land and will respect First Nations Elders, past, present, and emerging.
We acknowledge the extensive agricultural and plant Knowledges that enabled First Nations peoples to live in harmony with this country for over 60, 000 years in excellent health.
Our intention is to connect to and care for this land, while being open to First Nations peoples Knowledges that are recently emerging about Caring for Country.