Backyard Bounty: Food Growing Intensive

Created: Friday, 10 July 2015

Get your soil singing and hands dirty with this practical and comprehensive course.  Learn the secrets of designing, creating and coaxing abundant growth from your edible food garden. From lawn to lunch or give your existing garden a makeover with fresh eyes.

Enrol today by calling 5475 2093 or emailing Amy at info@maldonnc.org.au


This course is informed by permacultural, organic and biodynamic principles and will cover saucy subjects such as plant propagation, seed saving, compost making, worm farms, soil health, crop rotation, biochar, pest and disease prevention, pruning, natural beekeeping, chooks in the system, garden design, wicking beds, wild foraging and much more! Be prepared to rub shoulders with soil microbes and get down and dirty with garden design!

The course will be delivered by a variety of dynamic and experienced local teachers who will guide you in your practical learning journey from soil to seed. No food growing experience necessary!

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Winter Newsletter Available Now!!

Created: Friday, 26 June 2015

The Term 3 Winter Newsletter is now available for download - just click here TERM 3 WINTER NEWSLETTER

It is packed full of fantastic fun stuff for all the family and lots of opportunities for friendship & learning. Call us or drop in for more info 5475 2093. We are open all school holidays Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9 - 3pm.

Newsletter Winter 2015

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MUM'S THE WORD AT THE MALDON MARKET

Created: Monday, 04 May 2015

Mother’s Day is a chance for busy mums to feel special and nothing beats pampering her with natural, organic beauty products and a relaxing massage. You can do all this, and more, for your Mum this Mother’s Day by bringing her down to the Maldon Market on Sunday 10 May from 9am to 2pm.

Market Coordinator, Phillippa Schuster, says, “Bring Mum down to the Maldon Market on Mother’s Day for a lovely day out. Do a spot of shopping, then grab a morning or afternoon tea hamper from Country Soul, coffee from Hey Presto! or tea from Bliss Blend and enjoy a special private seated massage to really relax.”

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MAY MOVIE MAYHEM

Created: Thursday, 14 May 2015

The Cinemachics will be at the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre again on Thursday 21 May, to ensure you have a good night while watching    the 2011 dark Irish comedy written by John Michael McDonagh and starring Brendon Gleeson.

THE GUARD portrays the lives of three very different policemen and how they attempt law and order in Galway.

David Stratton’s comments about it included this QQ ‘Augmenting a smart, witty screenplay is magnificent Scope camerawork by Larry Smith, using beautiful locations around the west coast of Ireland, which is a pretty dangerous place if this thoroughly entertaining and exceptionally well-acted film is to be believed.”

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SPOIL MUM WITH DELICIOUS DELICACIES

Created: Friday, 01 May 2015

David and Christine Hinrichsen launched Delicious Delicacies almost five years ago after many successful years running Figtree Hollow Tearooms & Gallery in Bendigo. This is where they gained experience producing & serving delicious food.

"We were ready for a new challenge, saw a gap in the market & began the development of our Handmade Chocolate Truffles" explains Christine.

All the Chocolate Truffles are rolled by hand & top quality Australian ingredients are used wherever possible. After much taste testing David and Christine settled on their first six flavours & introduced them to the public at farmers markets.

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Spring Newsletter out now

Step into Spring with a full diary. There's lots to look forward to for Term 4 at MNC ... bus tours, woodwork and sewing courses, new community transp [ ... ]

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