Lend A Hand

Do you have expertise in coordinating, fundraising or project management?

We are always on the lookout for talented people just like you who want to make a difference,

Would you lend a hand?


Design & Graphics

Meet Lana Whittington – a member of the Shara Gardens Steering Group   Lana is a dancer, a teacher, an interior designer with a love of patterns in nature, in fabrics and in design; especially gardens! She has lived in Ocean Shores for 4 years with her partner Max and two daughters Jayalily…

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Our builder

Meet Marc – a Shara Gardens volunteer Marc Baudouin is our volunteer builder. Born in Morocco but growing up in France, Marc loves playing soccer and dancing salsa. A Gestalt therapist (equally talented with his head, heart and hands, Marc is), he enjoys spending time at the beach near his house…

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More volunteers

Meet Jewel and Taimana – members of the Shara Community Gardens Steering Group Jewel and her 11 yo daughter Taimana live in Pottsville in Koala beach Estate on a 680m2 suburban block. In 4 years we have transformed a bladey grass paddock into a full production permaculture indonesian style food forest.…

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How can you help?

Support the Shara Gardens Spread the word Let others know about this community project and forward this newsletter. Encourage others to get in contact! Donations of items Any items that are useful in setting up a community garden are most welcome. Please contact us, if you have any items you…

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Meet our Volunteers

Meet Damien – a member of the Shara Community Gardens Steering Group Damien Becker lives with his partner Danni and their two dogs Elfie and Jasper in South Golden Beach. He is a community development worker with interests in ecology, social justice, deep democracy and the practice of peace. He can…

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Digging, planting, building

Shara Community Gardens starts digging, planting and building Our water connection has been approved after a wee delay, and our local plumber Allan Shambler has his pipes at the ready to be installed on Nov 24. Following this, groundbreaking earthworks extraordinaire Kelvin Daly will be preparing the sites for the rotunda…

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What you think

Community member’s feedback We are always open to new ideas and feedback from the community. Some recent suggestions include: …from Georgia: …from Nolani …from Madisyn: “a cherry tree” …from Judy: “lots of places to rest and enjoy the fruits of our work & a great compost area” …from Chloe: “strawberries and…

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