Moral Fairground – Making a stand for fair trade

November 30, 2012 12:00 am to December 2, 2012 12:00 am

Fair@Square fair-trade+ethical Festival is an annual event celebrating ethical, sustainable, morally responsible behaviour; designed to nourish mind, body and soul. The festival promotes ethical consumption and purchases in time for Christmas.

More information http://moralfairground.com.au/fairhighlights.html

Sustainable Living Festival Melbourne

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2013
Be a part of Australia’s Largest Sustainable Living Festival, 9-24 Feb 2013. Host an event in your city, town, shire or street. Join the state wide festival and boost your profile through the Festival’s promotions & networks. See this promo video:
http://festival.slf.org.au/festival-video
Applications Now Open

More information http://festival.slf.org.au/

Permaculture Design Certificate – Sydney

July 1, 2012 to July 12, 2012 July 1, 2012 to July 12, 2012

Join Nick Ritar with special guests Hannah Moloney (Cultivating Community) and others for an amazing two weeks of permaculture theory, practical workshops, site visits and intensive design exercises exploring permaculture in the middle of Sydney.

During this PDC, examples of designing for energy conservation, food production systems, nutrient cycling and more will all be addressed with a combination of rural and urban examples.

We also blend into our established and certified curriculum new material from a range of other world-leading thinkers and activators on subjects like transition, food security, regenerative agriculture, urban water harvesting and many more.

 

When:
Jul 1 2012 – Jul 13 2012  9:00am – 5:00pm
Where:
Alexandria Park Community Centre – Sydney
More Information http://milkwoodpermaculture.com.au/courses/details/73-permaculture-design-certificate-0712-sydney

GreenRoof and GreenWall Exhibition

GreenRoof & GreenWall Exhibition Show

The technology for planting on roofs and walls is one of the most innovative and rapidly developing fields in the disciplines of architecture, ecology, landscape and urban design. Relatively new to Australia yet well established abroad this exhibition will be an education on how to add vegetation to any building surface – inside & out!

When Thursday 10 November and Friday 11 November from 11.00 to 16.00. Free Event

Entry through the Maritime Museum foyer to the Terrace Room

Where: Australian National Maritime Museum, 2 Murray Street Darling Harbour 2009

More Information here: GreenRoof Australia

Produce to the People distribute your backyard fruit & veg to the needy

Based in Tasmania, Penelope Dodd is the brains behind the Produce to the People scheme, which gathers excess fruit and vegies from your backyard garden and gives them to people in need. Gardeners can drop off their fruit and vegetables to local collection points such as local cafes which is then donated to welfare agencies such as St Vincent de Paul and The Salvation ArmyState of Green spoke to Penelope Dodd – Read more about the scheme here.….