The fantastic volunteers of the CGS

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Community Days at CGS

Join the Crew every Tuesday to help create and maintain our beautiful garden spaces at CGS.

We have loads of Fun !!!

We have loads of Fun too !!!

Having a great time at BIg-WIGs

We have loads of Fun at BIG-WIGs every Wednesday from 9am.

The CGS Garden Committee

Here's our Garden Committee all ready to design and create the beautiful and productive garden areas at CGS. Great work team !!!

Terry and Lou having fun in the garden !!

"Terry and Lou having fun in the garden !!"

Girls in the Garden at BIG-WIGs

Here's the girls food foraging in the garden and getting ready to create delicious dishes for 'Grub's Up in the Garden' Lunch

Who is CGS?

The CGS Mission is  “To provide leadership in eco-sustainability”

The Centre for Growing Sustainability (CGS) is a not for profit eco-sustainability centre, based on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

CGS focuses on providing Education and Inspiration, to everyone within the community interested in a sustainable future.

CGS Vision is “Healthy Soil…Healthy People, creating a secure future from the ground up”

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Be a part of the CGS Community by becoming a Member.

As a CGS Member you’ll receive:

* discounts on Workshops and Courses offered by CGS

* access to rental of private garden plots

* being involved in communal gardens and share the harvest from these gardens

* receiving other discounts as offered by CGS, eg products, plants or seeds available

* invites to CGS events

* CGS Community Team (helpers at Community Days) pay Concession rates.

Download a CGS Membership Application form

Become Involved

Become Involved

‘CGS Community Day’ every Tuesday from 9am 

“A fun time at CGS, sharing skills and knowledge and creating garden spaces and living classrooms”

Our Community Co-ordinator, Jenece Drake, will have great activities planned for us all.

‘BIG-WIGs’ CGS FREE Weekday Workshops. 

(Blokes In Garden and Women In Garden)

Every Wednesday from 9am to 11am followed by morning tea

“Sharing skills and creating friendships, from the ground up”

Everyone is welcome at the BIG-WIGs FREE Weekday Workshops !

What we do

What we do

The ‘Centre for Growing Sustainability’ is a hub of education with living, practical classrooms and extensive garden areas for the public to experience growing crops in a sustainable manner.

CGS Core business is Industry and Community Engagement and Education, locally and globally.

Our Values are –

  • Equal opportunity for all
  • Healthy workplace
  • Caring for people, soil and plants
  • Valuing all living creatures
  • Leading by example
  • Always have enjoyment and fun
  • Welcoming and embracing others
  • Valuing what others bring

“We look forward to many people within our community, locally and globally, joining us at the ‘Centre For Growing Sustainability’”

Upcoming Events


CGS Community Day

Join the crew every Tuesday from 9am to help create beautiful...

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