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2020 Annual General Meeting

DATE: Sunday 23 August 2020
TIME: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
LOCATION: Kambah Community Garden

ADDRESS: Cnr Springbett St & O’Halloran Circuit, Kambah
MORE INFO: Members area AGM Page

Given the current s current stage of the ACT COVD-19 restrictions, the COGS Committee has opted to hold our postponed AGM outdoors at the Kambah Community Garden.

  • Strict social distancing protocols will be applied as per the latest advice from ACT Health.
  • Hand sanitiser will available on entry and exit.
  • Contact details of attendees will be recorded.
  • No catering will be provided.

Please don’t attend if you are feeling unwell or have had contact with a confirmed coronavirus case, or have recently travelled to and from Victoria or any NSW virus hotspot.

Nomination forms need to be signed by the Nominee and two other financial COGS members and returned to the Hon Secretary by COB Wednesday 19 August 2020. This can be done by downloading a Nomination Form, completing the required information and scanning the form to your computer and emailing back to the Hon Secretary secretary@cogs.asn.au.

Alternatively, completed forms can be mailed to COGS at PO BOX 347, DICKSON ACT 2602.

The future of COGS depends on volunteers drawn from our membership willing to share their skills, interests and passions that will drive future improvements to our organisation and organic gardening community.

We are especially keen to hear from people with skills and interest in the finance area, IT and promotion and development of the COGS organic gardening education capabilities.

Please contact me or any other committee member for further information about the work of the COGS committee.

Peter Weddell
Canberra Organic Growers Society Inc.


What's New

In love with all things Italian

Tony and Assunta Battaglia in the middle of their organic plot at Kambah. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The Canberra Times’ latest edition of ‘Kitchen Garden’ also featured a COGS Kambah Garden family Tony and Assunta Battaglia.

This is a lovely story that also contains a delicious looking recipe for Asunta’s Italian style ratatouille.

Read the full story here.

It’s people at the heart of a community plot


Shirley Bolton of Oxley with her community garden-grown beetroot. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The Canberra Times’ most recent edition of ‘Kitchen Garden’ featured COGS Kambah Garden convenor Shirley Bolton.

This lovely article about one of our own also features Shirley’s delicious Healthy Moist Beetroot and Chocolate Cake recipe.

Shirley Bolton's beetroot and chocolate cake. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Shirley Bolton’s beetroot and chocolate cake. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Read the full story here.

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