The Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living (MCSL) is a showcase for sustainable homes and gardens, with the goal of promoting sustainable living. The unique facility is entirely self-sufficient. It generates its own power, recycles and reuses all rain and waste water, and manages all organic waste on site. The Centre is guaranteed to impress. The facility also boasts a large garden demonstrating different a wide array of sustainable gardening principles, proudly maintained by volunteers.
MCSL provide free sustainable workshops funded by Campbelltown City Council and Camden Council with the goal of increasing environmental stewardship within the Campbelltown and Camden communities.
All workshops are held at the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living unless otherwise stated. Bookings are essential and can be made via Eventbrite, Facebook, email or by phoning them.
Preparing for an Autumn Vegetable Garden - Saturday 15th Feb 10am - 12noon
The 4 Keys to Organic Gardening -
Soil Improving - Saturday 29th February 10am-12noon
Seed Raising Mix and Propagation - Saturday 7th of March 10am-12noon
Propagation and Seed Saving - Saturday 14th March 10am-12noon
Worm Farming and Composting - Saturday 15th February 1pm-3pm
Garden to Table - Introduction to Fermenting - Saturday 29th February 1pm-3pm
Garden to Table - Summer Salads and Stir Fries - Saturday 7th March 12pm-3pm
Keeping Chickens in your Backyard - Saturday 7th March 1pm-3pm
Garden to Table - Hot Cross Buns and Easter Treats - Saturday 14th March 12pm-3pm
Gardening for Beginners and No Dig Gardens - Saturday 14th March 1pm-3pm
Worm Farming and Composting - Saturday 2nd may 10am-12pm
Garden to Table - Eastern European Food Culture - a Mix of Gardening and Cooking - Saturday 2nd may 1pm-3pm
Plastic Free Living - Saturday 16th May 10am-12pm
Preparing for a Winter Vegetable Garden - Saturday 23rd May 10am-12pm
Garden to Table - Jaffles, Pastries, Curries and Pies - Saturday 23rd May 12pm-3pm
Creating a Habitat Garden - Saturday 30th May 10am-12pm
Beekeeping in Your Backyard - Saturday 30th May 1pm-3pm
Garden to Table -Indian Cooking - Saturday 30th May 12pm-3pm
Pest Free Vegetable Gardening - Saturday 30th June 10am-12pm