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The Camdenville Paddock Community Garden occupies a generous, almost half-acre parcel of north-facing land surrounded by beautiful trees. The site forms part of Camdenville Public School and through a land-use agreement, local residents and the school community jointly manage the site.
Producing fresh, locally grown food, ‘The Paddock’ provides the perfect place for healthy recreational opportunities for residents of all ages to meet and work, to till the soil together and enjoy the harvest, to share information and experiences, and to build strong community relationships. The garden provides local solutions, by local people, to environmental and biodiversity concerns surrounding commercial food production and the food we eat.
The Camdenville Paddock Community Garden Group is a sub-group of the Newtown Sustainability Group – an Incorporated Association with a Management Committee elected annually by its members. This arrangement ensures that :
- the Garden belongs to the community
- funds are appropriately managed
- concerns of members are addressed, and
- garden management responsibilities are shared
Newtown was part of the land occupied by the Cadigal band of the Eora people, and we acknowledge them as the original owners.
MORE DETAILSDate of establishment: 2012Accessibility features:
Memberships: Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network
- Raised garden beds
- Universal access toilets within 40m of garden
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