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11 03, 2020

Fast Fiction Competition

By |2020-05-22T11:48:35+10:00March 11th, 2020|Blog|30 Comments

If the touches of gold in the trees hadn’t alerted you already, Autumn is upon us. Here, in the Central Goldfields VIC, the Aboriginal season of Kooyang (season of eels) seems to be giving way early to Gwangal Moronn (season of honey bees). It’s a time of slowing down, breathing out, reflection, gratitude.     This year, let’s take some time out to reflect on our own special trees. We [...]

4 11, 2019

Never doubt …

By |2019-11-06T14:00:36+11:00November 4th, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Never doubt …

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead | American cultural anthropologist and author   We have so many individuals to thank here. People who collectively have helped us plant 840 trees at a site that is near and dear to our hearts, Westgate Park. Volunteers planted out the native trees (shrubs and grasses) [...]

15 06, 2018

Keep-Cups

By |2018-06-16T19:46:45+10:00June 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Keep-Cups

We are now selling fabulous keep-cups supplied by our friends at Earth Bottles. The cups are double-walled stainless steel and have a silicon lid to keep the heat in. For every cup we sell, we plant one tree. With any multiple orders, we throw in a delicious packet of Grounded Pleasures drinking chocolate. Earlier this year, we planted 40 trees in the Mallee for the 40 cups we sold last year. Here is [...]