The Samford Commons Blog

Big Picnic Menu Now Online

You can now browse the menu options – Samford businesses around the park have put together some scrumptious options for your picnic hampers Pre-order your picnic lunch now – select your hamper type (plus add ons & options if applicable) Pay in advance – no need to...

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Wellbeing Trails and Big Picnic

Samford has for a long time been a ‘wellbeing destination’ for people to visit and live so the idea of a Wellbeing Trail fits beautifully within the Samford 100 years events. It seems the Wellbeing Trail will be a world first!! The Trail will be held on Saturday...

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One in all in – The War on Waste

What looked like a simple War on Waste Stall last week at Samford Commons was a simple demonstration of what can happen when good ideas come together. Our connection with Mandy at Luvaberry Farm saw almost a quarter of a tonne of berries sold in frozen blocks to...

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Wellbeing and the picnic

As part of the upcoming series of Samford 100 Years events in October and November an expanding list of local businesses and community groups have been working with Samford Commons to develop the concept of a Wellbeing Trail and a Big Picnic in Samford, for 20...

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Myriad prompts Commons’ connections

The recent Myriad Festival funded by the State Government is the major innovation festival in the Southern Hemisphere and Samford Commons was there as an Innovation Hub and a Founding Partner of Innovate Moreton Bay.  We were there to tell our social entrepreneurship...

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Recognition for Marist 180 Building the Commons

Marist 180 have been chosen in the top 5 for the Metropolitan Community Training Initiative of the Year for their wonderful work in ‘Building the Commons.’ A highly regarded not-for-profit training organisation, Marist 180 have been partnering with Samford Commons to...

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Glasshouse lights up

The roadside glasshouse at Samford Commons is alight with use as well as candle power. If passersby have not actually stopped their cars to have a look at the nightime action in particular they’ve been calling later to find out what’s going on, inquisitive lot that we...

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Invitation to our Glasshouse Special

Step by step we have been progressing things at Samford Commons and one of our next steps is to hold a Glasshouse Special community expo of the revised Commons Master Plan … and all are invited! We’ll be holding it in the roadside Glasshouse on Wednesday 28 February...

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Immersion arises at Commons

It took a lot of commitment from fifteen year nine students from four secondary schools to immerse themselves in a six day educational program at Samford Commons in December 2017.  At a time when most students are relaxing in the last week of the year these students...

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Donate $$ or Services

New ideas, practical help and delivery of services are all needed at Samford Commons.  At the same time, in the formative years of Samford Commons, we need financial resources to build to the point of being a sustainable social enterprise, not reliant on government funds or donations.

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