A large portion of Uniting
care land was set aside for the creation of a
Community Garden and this work was undertaken by
volunteers during the 2016 calendar year thanks to
the guidance and enthusiasm of our Preacher Mr
Graham Jones. Whilst open to all residents and
visitors to the Nambucca Heads region, there has
been a strong effort to get school children involved
in a "hands on" basis together with aged and the
Ms Rhonda Hoban honoured our Community Garden
cutting the ribbon for us during the official
opening ceremony in Spring 2016
prestigious Government Award was displayed with much
pride at the opening ceremony.
extremely pleased to welcome a number of elderly
residents from Uniting Care's "Pacifica Aged Care
Facility. We hope to see them making good use of the
garden on a regular basis.
very much early days yet but our Community Garden is
now coming along nicely.
We have a
modest chicken coop with a clutch of chickens. Early
on it was decided that having some chickens on site
would be good for the ambience be appreciated by the
young and the aged alike.
Volunteer, Ian You receives some expert help from
students who attend the neighbouring school.