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August 10, 2017

We held our first Vic Park Soup for 2017 on July 25. It was our best one yet! 124 Vic Parkians joined us to hear about their hood, connect with others and enjoy a cheap school night excursion.

We love...

July 25, 2017

Amar from Jewel of the Park was one of the first businesses in Vic Park to join our Plastic Free July Campaign having noted that a large part of his business is in takeaway orders. A few clients have...

July 20, 2017

Plastic packaging is a big dilemma for Megan Edwards, owner of Sushi Time, the busy sushi outlet opposite Coles in the Park Centre.

 “In the take-away business, it’s hard to replace plastic”, she says.

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July 16, 2017

The less I have to use plastic, the happier I am!

That’s the voice of your local butcher, Brian Fields, co-owner of The Butcher Shop at The Park Centre.

Brian is a big fan of customers who bring their...

July 12, 2017

Imagine what a difference it would make if manufacturers and retailers made unpackaged goods more readily available.

That’s what The Source Bulk Foods is about, and we are lucky in Vic Park to have a b...

July 7, 2017

On May 4th 2016 Antz opened up their third local outlet called "Antz HQ" at 732 Albany Highway. But, as most of you know, this particular coffee shop was a bit different. Antz HQ does not offer takeaw...

July 3, 2017

Nothing beats a fresh loaf of bread to go with pretty much any meal!

And you really don’t need any plastic to wrap it: ask for a paper bag, bring a cloth bag or reuse a plastic one.

Bakers Delight in th...

July 1, 2017

Vic Parkians are spoilt for choice when it comes to refusing single use plastic. Over July, we will be highlighting the businesses in the hood most committed to help us ditch the plastic habit.

Did you...

June 1, 2017

We are excited to announce this little casual series of events to promote activating our parklet outside Crow Books at 900 Albany Hwy. The concept is simple: do you have something to talk about? Or do...

March 11, 2017

Every city in the world could be self-sustaining in veggies if most of us decided to use even the smallest spaces available to grow food – from pots to verges and empty lots – and revive skills like p...

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