The Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre is Golden Bay’s only community-centred organic gardens.  We are dedicated to building resilience and sustainability in our region and internationally through education including the Sustainable Living Course, workshops, and events. 


Our programmes & projects meet many needs in our community under the following areas: 

Get Involved

There are many ways you can get involved at the Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre. 

Want A Plot?

Spring is the ideal time to start a garden. If you've ever thought about renting an allotment at the Sustainable Living Centre now is a great time to come see what spaces are available and find out how it all works. Ph/text Nina 022 455 09 57

Interested In propagation?

We are looking for people who would like to be part of a new community owned propagation operation at the Sustainable Living Centre. Ph/text Nina 022 455 09 57


A range of workshops are run here. Register on this page to go on our mailing list, and do let us know subjects you would like to see covered.

Food Challenge Week October 7th - 11th
POP UP Cafe Is The Name of The Game!
Live & Learn Sustainable Business & Food Preparation @ the SLC!  


Join an international group of students for a week @ the Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course. Build your business & food prep skills with Kerryn and Thalea, our awesome tutors. 

You will vision plant & execute (for want of a better word) a popup cafe using organic, locally grown, seasonal ingredients- in only 5 days. It's real life learning at its best.

More info...

$325+gst Lunch included

Click to register

Questions: 02 04 077 1446


The GBSLC & Gardens

The Golden Bay Community Gardens is the home of the Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course.