Ballina Community Garden

Get involved

Our garden includes communal garden plots, rental garden plots, raised garden beds, clubhouse, tool shed, shade house, chickens, worm farm, fruit and nut orchard.

New members and visitors are always welcome!  Rental plot holders are given the combination to the main gate to come and go as you please.  Produce grown in the community plots is shared during working bees.  Working bees are held on Tuesday and Sunday mornings 9am-12pm.

Becoming a Member

Membership fees (covers insurance and basic costs):

  • Single Adult (+16 yrs)                          $20.00
  • Family (2 Adults + Children)               $35.00

Download a membership application form here: BCG_Membership Application Form.  Fill out and drop your membership form at the garden during one of the working bees and one of our committee members will give you an induction.

Membership fees cover basic costs including insurance when participating in gardening activities. Please note that members harvesting from the community plots are expected to provide a physical contribution towards the garden in some way.

Our garden rules can be downloaded here: Operating Rules & Procedures_v2_Nov 2014

And our OH&S policy is here: OHS Policy & User Information

Rental Plots

Rental plots are available for members to grow and harvest their own produce:

  • Half Bed  (size 2.4m x 4.8m)                 $60.00 per yr           Individual/Family

Download the rental plot application form here: BCG_Rental Plot Application Form

All fees are due in December, so when first joining initial fees are paid on a pro-rata basis (to December).

2 thoughts on “Get involved

  1. kate higgins

    Could I please get some information on accessing the community garden. We support our people with inclusion in their local community. We are looking to find a community garden where our people can come along, do a bit of work and be able to take home some produce, preferably for free to have for dinner that night.

    I’ll be on leave for 2 weeks from this afternoon, but I’m really keen to hear back from you.

    Many thanks.
    Kate Higgins
    BDCSA/FSG Australia

    1. admin Post author

      Hi Kate,

      Great to hear from you. We are keen to start making connections with local services such as BDCSA/FSG, so your making contact is timely.
      There is a couple of options that we could consider so please give me a call when you return from leave so we can discuss. My mobile number is 0400 148 692.

      Kind regards,

      Simon Scott
      Ballina Community Gardens

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