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What Does The OAA Do?

MEETINGS of members decide the program and activities, with usually some topic of discussion, or a speaker. This is held at the Organic Resource Centre at 14 McKean Street, Bairnsdale (in the wings behind the old Hospital - Geriatric Centre - now the Wild Cherry Steiner School). Visitors always welcome. Map

MEETING TIME: 4pm, 1st Thursday of each month.

THE ORGANIC RESOURCE CENTRE is open every Thursday from 11am till 3pm. Map

THE LIBRARY offers the largest collection of organic - sustainability related literature and resources in Australia.

THE GARDEN is being developed as a demonstration of organic growing, and the produce is shared.

STREET HARVEST Thursdays 11am till 2pm. Produce from the garden as well as fruit, vegetables, herbs seedlings and preserves are available for exchange by members and visitors. Preference - organically grown.

SEEDBED our quarterly newsletter is mailed to all financial members. Seedbed contains news, stories and articles to keep members in touch. We exchange Newsletters and information with other organic groups.

BOOKSHOP has a large range of books, and members are able to buy these at discounted prices.

SEEDBANK has a range of non-hybrid seed for sale. A way for members to exchange and increase the varieties available, suited to local conditions.

MOST IMPORTANTLY, members get to meet others who have similar interests and in helping each other many wonderful friendships develop.