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Newport Organic Collective (NOC) is a community organisation dedicated to the purchase and distribution of affordable organic produce to its members in the City of Hobsons Bay, Melbourne.

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  • Plant your seeds ready for the seedling swap on 9th October!

    05th September, 2016

    All NOCers who picked up seeds on Saturday, or would like to participate in a seedling swap, it’s time to plant your seeds! http://www.mysmartgarden.org.au/en/Resources/Food/Growing-Veggies-from-Seed-Succesfully.aspx   Read more...
  • Opening Newport Hub Day

    05th September, 2016

    NOC had a stall in prime position at the Newport Hub Opening Day.  The sun shone on the NOC members chatting to people as they came in to see the new library, youth centre, and other council services.  Terrie and Alison set up the stall with a veggie swap box, ... Read more...
  • Veggies on the Verge # 3 Working Bee

    26th August, 2016

    11 September 10am to 3pm @ Johnston St, Newport Come help complete the preparation and planting out of this huge community edible nature strip garden which is already flourishing after only two working bees in June and July. Check out the photos of our progress here: https://www.facebook.com/events/517839855079378/ Read more...
  • Patch to Plate returns to Novel Kitchen Tues 3 March

    11th February, 2015

    image of wheat grass juice and salad platePatch to Plate presents A Night out at Novel Kitchen ~ Join Donna Matthews (NOC Member) for a night of eating, meeting and teaching and explore the powerful benefits of uncooking. Where? Novel Kitchen, 80 Ferguson St, Williamstown When? 7pm, Tuesday 3rd March Limited spaces  $25 per head                Bookings Essential Donna: 0425754369 More Information Read more...
  • Sustainable Living Festival Events this Thursday Evening (12 Feb) at Fed Square and Williamstown

    10th February, 2015

    Dear NOC members I would like to draw your attention to the following two worthwhile events being held (simultaneously) this Thursday evening – the first is a free event being hosted by the Understandascope (of which I am part) at Deakin Edge at Fed Square and the other is a Transitions ... Read more...
  • Patch to Plate at Novel Kitchen 4th Dec

    25th November, 2014

    image of wheat grass juice and salad platePatch to Plate presents A Night out at Novel Kitchen ~ Join Donna Matthews (NOC Member) for a night of eating, meeting and teaching and explore the powerful benefits of uncooking. Where? Novel Kitchen, 80 Ferguson St, Williamstown When? 7pm, Thursday 4th December Limited spaces  $25 per head                Bookings Essential Donna: 0425754369 More Information Read more...
  • Baykeeper film and discussion night – Thursday 30th October

    27th October, 2014

    NEWPORT ORGANIC COLLECTIVE – AGENDA FOR ‘BAYKEEPER” FILM NIGHT & 2014 AGM   WHEN: Thursday 30th October 2014 WHERE: “Outlets”, Newport Community & Education Centre TIME: 7.15 for 7.30 start RSVP: terriehs@optusnet.com.au     AGENDA   1.     Welcome 2.     NOC at a glance 3.     Introduce Neil Blake 4.     Screening of “Baykeeper” Documentary 5.     Q & A and discussion with Neil Blake 6.     Refreshments 7.     ... Read more...
  • Wed, October 8, 6pm – 9pm: How Did We Stuff Up? movie and discussion night about the way we make, use and throw away all the Stuff in our lives.

    07th October, 2014

    Upcycled-Fibre-Fiesta-A4-Poster.pdf Dear NOC members This is very late notice, but this event is on tomorrow night and I’m on the guest panel!  Please come if you are free and try not to throw me too many curly questions 😉 Kind regards Terrie http://tinyurl.com/UpcycledFibreFiesta-WedThurFri   http://tinyurl.com/HowDidWeStuffUp-tickets       How did we stuff up? – movie and ... Read more...
  • Spring into Life – Enviro Events – Places Still Available

    16th September, 2014

    There are still a few places available for these FREE environmentally-focussed offerings being held as part of the Spring into Life program. Book now! SHOPPING WITH A CONSCIENCE Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre 5 Sargood Street, Altona 20 September, 10am to 12.30pm Learn more about ... Read more...
  • EGGS organic, non organic and hen welfare

    21st August, 2014

    27660_egg-label-cheat-sheet.pdf Dear NOC members.  I have been asked on many occasions what is the difference between organic eggs and non organic eggs.  Have a read of the attached info sheet for more information.  Regards  Madeleine Read more...
  • UPDATED: A FEW PLACES STILL AVAILABLE: Sustainability at Home Workshops

    09th July, 2014

    Hi All, Just wanted to let you know that there are still a few places available for two upcoming workshops that may be of interest to you and/or our families, friends and colleagues.  <!Shopping with a Conscience: Saturday, 12th July at 10.00am (Altona) <!Ethical Fashion: Wednesday, 16th July at 6.30pm (Williamstown) For more info, ... Read more...