Farmer’s Market next Saturday 1 April

Monday March 27th, 2017

The Woodend Community Farmer’s Market is this coming Saturday. 8.30am to 1 pm at the corner of High and Forest Streets and next to the Woodend Library. Bring your own bags, baskets and shopping list. It’s a great day to meet friends, neighbours and family. Fresh brewed coffee, tasty snacks, hot food, wines, organic and ethically grown meats, teas, […]

Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival 2017

Thursday March 2nd, 2017

This Festival is run by the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group and was held on Saturday March 4 2017! View the website: . Great speakers, workshops, green living ideas and technology, local food and farming, fresh food and live music. Groups represented included: Kyneton Transition Hub, BREAZE energy solutions, Wilderness Society, Bob Brown Foundation, Yes2Renewables, Woodend Bee Friendly Society. […]

Lily D’Ambrosio visits MRSG

Friday November 11th, 2016

Lilli D’Ambrosio Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change launched The Advocate for Renewable Energy role  for Victoria at the Black Forest Timber Mill on Friday December 9. Simon Corbell will take up this position. Mr Corbell was previously Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for the Environment and Climate Change of the ACT, where he drove the […]

Mark Butler visits MRSG

Monday July 11th, 2016

        On Sunday 12 June Mark Butler MP Shadow Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water visited the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group with Lisa Chesters MP (Member for Bendigo) with the intention of talking with the group and visiting the renewable projects that the group has supported over the last 2 years. He […]

Ride 4 Renewables

Thursday February 11th, 2016

The second ever Ride4Renewables was held on Sunday 31 October 2015 and was a great success. Despite the wet start … more

Climate March

Thursday February 11th, 2016

A successful  2015 march was held in Kyneton to show the local support for a definite and lasting global response from the Paris talks for combating climate change. People want change now.  A picnic lunch with community singing their very own climate songs was held at Quarry Reserve and  climate marchers headed off along Piper […]

Festival Photos 2016

Thursday February 11th, 2016

Some photos of the 2016 Festival – Thank you to photographer Bruce Hedge

Sustainable House Day

Thursday February 11th, 2016

Finding Inspiration, Ideas and the Key to Sustainable living There were over 19,000 visits to the inspiring 154 homes which were opened for this event around Australia (4 in the Macedon Ranges) . Organised by the Alternative Energy Association. Supported by the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group, The Federal Department of Environment and Energy Your Energy Savings and Bank Australia

Kate Auty visits MRSG

Thursday February 11th, 2016

Visit by Professor Kate Auty Professor Kate Auty speaking at the AGM Professor Auty, Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment in the Australian Capital Territory toured the Macedon Ranges on October 11 with members of MRSG to view renewable energy projects accomplished by the MRref Scheme. Professor Auty was “blown away” by the scope and innovation of what has been achieved […]

End of Year Celebration

Friday January 29th, 2016

Friday 9th December, 6:30 for 7:00 pm start Khao Jao Thai Village Restaurant Woodend (Opposite St Ambrose School) 17 Templeton St Woodend 3442, 03 5427 4852. Find them on facebook. Peter Lane, the new president for MRSG, warmly invites you:  Please join us as we celebrate ANOTHER great year for MRSG with a vegetarian and […]