Pocket Community Garden
Phone: 3391 1514
The Pocket Community Garden brings the community together in a project, which is healthy, enjoyable and addresses some of the environmental and social issues of our area (water conservation, the recycling of resources, food miles, nutrition, exercise, social cohesion).
Located in Woolloongabba; the garden has been going since June 2009 and currently includes two large garden beds, a small orchard, a tool shed and a compost bay. It has produced bumper crops of tomatoes and okra as well as a steady supply of herbs, beans, greens etc.
Apart from gardening activities the garden is also a regular meeting place for parents with children and yearly hosts Clean up Australia Day, Earth Hour and events on days such as World Food Day, Christmas parties as well as a couple of garage sales.
Residents, friends and family all benefit from this local community facility. Even locals who aren’t involved in the garden love its presence and regularly express their happiness about it.
The garden currently has about 30 members with a core group of about 15. Most of the members live within walking distance of the garden. The garden does not operate allotments, rather the whole garden is shared and produce is divided between members. Weekly maintenance duties are rostered among the group. The Pocket is auspiced by Norman Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee (N4C).
We meet on the 4th Sunday of each month at 3pm for working bees but also meet socially at the garden on a regular basis. The garden has strengthened our community and made it a friendlier, safer and healthier place to live.
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