Make your own Beeswax Wraps.
Bees wax wraps are a reusable replacement for many plastic coverings and wraps used every day in the kitchen and lunch box. They are easy to wipe clean and when they are finally ready to retire they can be chopped up into the compost as...
Quercus Christmas Market, Saturday 12th December 4pm till 8pm
Quercus Beechworth is hosting its first annual Christmas market. We hope this market will bring together our community, (after a very turbulent year), and give schools, community groups and individual businesses an opportunity to fund raise and showcase their wares.
Locally it is accepted we do not plant the majority of our summer crops until November. This is because we usually get a cold snap in November and this on top of transplantation shock will knock your plants and put them back.
At this stage of the year if you...
A fun, easy and silly gift to make and give to Dad this Father's Day
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
an oil based sharpie or a porcelain pen (see tip)
printable template (optional)
pencil, scissors, tape
Print out template if using one and cut a square around...
The coronavirus pandemic has set off a global gardening boom. Whether it's fear of an impending apocalypse, not being able to find what we want at the supermarket or simply having more time, an increasing number of us are turning their hands to growing their own fruits and vegetables....
Face Masks for sale $10 each.
Medium and large sizes
Thank you to our wonderful volunteers who have been busy making face masks.
Click on the link https://quercusbeechworth.com.au/product/face-masks/
to purchase a mask. Masks can be collected from Our Community OP shop on Monday 10th August 11am-12pm.
WHAT IS TUTORING CLUB?
Tutoring Club provide’s a safe and supportive out-of-school learning environment, where primary or secondary students from Beechworth and surrounding areas are wanting additional assistance with school work, resume writing and general academic skills.
Students’ involvement with Tutoring Club enables them to access local volunteer tutors who have appropriate...
We need help with making reusable cloth masks and ear savers. If you'd like to join us in sewing, cutting, crocheting or would just like to be a part of the production line, we'd love your help. This will help protect the vulnerable in our community, and make it...
Arm yourself with these common anti-bacterial garden herbs and plants to ward off some common bacteria.
Garlic has been long recognised across the world for its preventive and curative powers. Research has found that garlic can be an effective treatment against many forms of bacteria. With many of us spending more...
Vermicompost contains 5 times more nitrogen, 7 times more phosphorus, and 11 times more potassium than traditional compost and does wonders for your garden!
Vermiculture is the practice of raising worms for their castings. Worms can quickly turn rotting food that you would otherwise throw away, into nutrients that are...
What seeds to plant in July and August:
Onions -spring & brown
Some of these may need frost protection, while you have frosts.
New to TOKYO BEKANA?
Sow direct in All seasons
Position in Full...
Grow a Kitchen Garden
No greens for your smoothie? No problem! Do you have wilting herbs in the fridge? What a waste of money. Try a trendy kitchen garden, it’s easier than people think. There is nothing to it but to do it, the experts say.
While I would normally recommend...
Open Tuesday & Thursday 10 to 2pm
At a Department of Human Services Access Point you can:
use our computer to access my.gov.au and other government programs and services and to
search for jobs
use the telephone to access the department’s self service options or speak to us
access free Wi-Fi...
Learn, Share and Connect - Through the eyes of our children
Quercus Beechworth invites children living in the 3747 area code, between the ages of 4 and 18, to submit an art piece using the theme Learn, share & connect. This art competition is a chance for children to show...
Are you eating well? Is someone you know struggling with cooking?
If you or others you know in the neighbourhood could benefit (due to age, illness, trauma, grief or loss, finances, physical or mental health etc.) from a precooked frozen meal or two arriving on the doorstep once a week...
We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to the Beechworth community for all the quality donations that were dropped off to the Quercus hall over the last 2 weeks.
We can't thank you enough for your generosity, we have been inundated with donations. Our volunteers have been busy...
Just a quick update on where we stand at Quercus Beechworth with reopening.
As of 9 June we are reopening Quercus Bookshop and Our Community OP shop, at this stage with reduced days and times. We will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am - 2pm at this stage....