Wednesday, September 19, 2018

RetroSuburbia : Action, resilience & future visions

Come and join us for an engaging conversation with permaculture co-originator, David Holmgren.

At this event, Holmgren will advance permaculture ideas as a creative framework for applying vital retrofits to our homes, gardens and, most fundamentally, our behaviours. In particular, he will highlight the importance of household food growing and shared neighbourhood activity in our everyday lives.

Holmgren will participate in an open panel discussion with special quest Kat Laver, local permaculturist. There will also be a Q & A session with the audience.

Sunday 21 October 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $20 Full/$15 CERES Member or concession

Bookings essential. Grab yourself a ticket here:

Location: 
CERES Community Environment Park
Van Raay Meeting Room 1
Cnr Roberts and Stewart Street, East Brunswick, VIC 3057

This event is proudly supported by CERES and Moreland City Council.


Monday, September 3, 2018

Composting in Public Spaces- Discussion Forum

An opportunity to discuss challenges and innovative solutions to composting and worm farming in public spaces 

This workshop/facilitated discussion/ forum is aimed at people who are managing/working in composting in public spaces, including Community Gardens, Schools and Early Learning Centres. It is an opportunity to share knowledge, resources and look at ways we might improve our approaches, the public image of composting and potentially increase the number of community composting hubs. 
 
Example Topics for discussion are;
What are the challenges/lessons learnt from you public composting project?
Where are the opportunities?
What are the key messages we would like to send to policy makers?

The workshop will be facilitated/organised by Serena Everill and Richard Brown (not composting experts). Serena works in Early Learning Centres with young children growing food, learning about sustainability, worm farming and composting, and Richard manages the composting hub at West Brunswick Community Garden.

Please register with Serena at severill(at)optusnet.com.au ,with some information about your involvement or interest in public composting/worm farming. 
 
NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSTING.

When: 2 - 4.30 pm, Sunday 14th October.
Where: West Brunswick Community Garden (Behind Moreland Child Care Centre, 49 Everett St, Brunswick West)
We’ll provide afternoon tea. 
Cost: a small donation on the day to West Brunswick Community Garden. 

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