Live Green workshops


Want to grow your own vegies, cut your power bills or plant habitat for wildlife? Learn practical ways to help our environment and save money at our free Live Green workshops and events. You could also roll up your sleeves and join other locals to help plant out our natural environment at our community planting days. You’ll meet new people, discover a new piece of Hume and get a couple of hours of worthwhile exercise.

Register for all workshops and other events below or call 9205 2473.

Got an idea for a workshop?

Send your suggestion to or call 9205 2473.

Find out more about Council's Live Green Plan 2015-19.


Hume Home Harvest @ Craigieburn Library

12pm - 1pm, third Wednesday of every month
Craigieburn Library
75 - 95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn

Bring along excess seeds, seedlings, cuttings, herbs, vegies or fruit from your garden to swap with other local home gardeners.
No bookings required.

20 July
17 August
21 September
19 October
16 November

No bookings required

Harvest Sunbury – produce swap and
Little Green Thumbs – kids’ garden club

From 10am, last Saturday of every month
Sunbury Community Garden
Corner Rolling Meadows Drive and Highgrove Drive Goonawarra

Meet other locals passionate about growing produce. Got excess in your own patch? Bring it to share. Kids can have fun in their very own vegie patch club. Run by local volunteers Polly, Lina and Ray. No bookings required.


30 July
27 August
24 September
29 October
26 November

No bookings required

Healthy & delicious Herbs

11.00am – 1pm, Saturday 19 November
Hillcrest Park, Hillcrest Drive (corner Parkhill Court), Westmeadows

Easy to grow, herbs are also delicious and nutritious to eat! Learn how to help herbs flourish. Giveaways to get you started at home.


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Zero waste living

6.15pm – 7.45pm, Thursday 24 November
Sunbury Library
44 Macedon Street, Sunbury

Rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle for a life of healthful and elegant simplicity. Learn how from popular blogger Erin Rhoads, ‘The Rogue Ginger’. Get a taste of what’s possible by making your own toothpaste - BYO jar.


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Crate creative – upcycling pallets to build your own furniture

10.30am – 12.30pm, Thursday 1 December
59 Craigieburn Road, Craigieburn

Upcycle wooden pallets to make furniture in this guided do-it-yourself workshop.


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When: 12:00 AM, 31 December 2016
Location: Various locations throughout Hume. Please check event listings for full details

Updated : 3:21 PM, 5 August 2016

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