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What’s on at the Mullum Community Gardens this week? How can you get involved? Read on…
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Weekly Update 14th-20th JAN 2013

Dear Mullum Garden Lovers,

Here is your weekly update for this week (January 14th -20th). Looks like we’re going to have a a bumper mango season this year, so if anyone would like to share some mango recipes, email them to annekedegraaf3@gmail.com (and they will appear in next weeks update) so we can make good use of this abundant delicious resource and hopefully waste none of it.
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HELP STOP KFC IN BYRON

Graeme Williams has kindly offered his submission to use as a template, CLICK HERE (http://gallery.mailchimp.com/e2d39506a7a20e224ef6aaa5b/files/Submission_Opposing_KFC_in_Byron_Bay.docx) to see it and here (https://www.facebook.com/notes/keep-byron-free-from-kfc/full-submission-outlining-key-issues-of-application/512214572145799 ) to share it on facebook.

Feel free to copy or edit the words if you would like to also send a submission into Council. It’s super easy as a template letter has been created and you can add your own words and email off to Council.

But be quick, the submission period closes on 28 Jan 2013!

It was only a couple of months ago that our community came together and helped stop a Dan Murphy’s store opening in our already alcohol-indulged town. KFC obviously needs to hear how strong our community voice can be as well!

Thanks,

Graeme Williams
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
* First Volunteer lunch of 2013 will be held on Tuesday the 8^th of January 2013. (Thanks Pippy, you’re a legend!)
* Bales of straw available onsite for $5.50. Please pay using the FFA donation boxes, so mulch can be delivered regularly by Byron Tree Service.
* Biochar is now available at the Safe Seeds Shed $10/kg.
* Onsite Management Team meeting minutes AVAILABLE HERE (http://gallery.mailchimp.com/e2d39506a7a20e224ef6aaa5b/files/december_site_management_comittee_minutes_12_2012.pdf)

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Photo: Giant Sunflower

JANUARY 14TH-20TH
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SUNDAY 13
Natural Beekeeping Workshop III – $50 p/h
Contact Kat mullumbees@gmail.com (mailto:mullumbees@gmail.com) to book – Filling fast See Flier HERE
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TUESDAY 15
Volunteers Day with Communal Lunch (for volunteers or by donation) @ 1pm, All Welcome, Contact Volunteer Coord: Pippy on 0411 835 663
The office is open from 10am-4pm, so Tuesdays are also a great day to come down and sort out allotment, membership paperwork or payments.

Dirt Club Facilitators Training- help prepare for and learn how to help facilitate DIRT CLUB and get your child in for a discounted rate.
10am-12noon @ MCG
Contact Sainttina on 0402 170 846

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WEDNESDAY 16
Qi Gong 9.15-10.15am ($2 donation), @ MCG, Contact Kaye 6684 4248

Dirt Club-School Holidays kids activities
Cheri and Saintina will be running holiday activities for children, called Dirt Club!
Time: 10-3pm, $30 full day, $20 part day
Contact Sainttina 0402 170 846

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THURSDAY 17
Volunteers Day with Sharon Gibson and the permacultrue POD, come along, help out and learn from Mullums local budding permaculturalist guru’s, Text Sharon on 0434 190 730​.

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SATURDAY 19
Office is open 11am onwards, Pippy is onsite for volunteers and members of the public.

Photo: Delicious Mullum Mulberries

** UPCOMING WORKSHOPS/ACTIVITES
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Dirt Club-School Holidays, January 2013
Cheri and Saintina will be running holiday activities for children, called Dirt Club! If you have one or more kids and you’d like to get them into Dirtclub at a discounted rate, come along to the Dirtclub facilitator’s training sessions on the Tuesdays before each Wednesday club day from 10-12noon and learn how to be a facilitator. CLICK HERE (http://gallery.mailchimp.com/e2d39506a7a20e224ef6aaa5b/images/Dirt_club_flier.jpg) to see the program in detail.
Wednesdays 9^th 16^th& 23^rd
Time: 10-3pm
Cost:$20 1/2 day / $30 full day, Conc for families.
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Saturday 2^nd March, Jerry Colby Williams forum discussion
As part of the ongoing Living Soil Program, Jerry Colby Williams has confirmed he will be leading a forum discussion. The talk will also include community Q & A. More info closer to the date.
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