A Training Workshop for leaders and participants in the Street by Street program will be held on Tuesday 21 February 2012 in Melbourne. The aim of Street by Street is to recover the practice, and art, of neighbourliness.
Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis from Taggart Siegel, director of The Real Dirt on Farmer John. Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world
The Dutch Cycling Embassy, a coalition of bike ambassadors from, private companies, non-profits, bike manufacturers and government entities, released this new video on the perhaps surprising history of cyling in the Netherlands.
Imagine a friendly, accessible, open, welcoming place where you can hang out, participate in different ways and to different degrees, that teaches skills you can use in your own garden, that contributes knowledge, plants and food back to your community, a social hub .
We don't have long to respond to council so we'll meet this Wednesday 21st December at 7.30pm (location TBC) to plan our response.
Thursday 16 February, 12.45pm. David Holmgren, the co-founder of Permaculture, will explore how suburbs can, and are, responding to the converging economic, energy and climate crises. He will show how household and community resilience can be stimulated in the face of these pressures. His presentation will be at The Wheeler Centre Auditorium, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
The Transitions Film Festival is a visionary film program dedicated to showcasing ground-breaking documentaries about our global culture in transition towards a sustainable future. Melbourne 11th - 19th Feb 2012
Using the principles of permaculture, we’ll help you think through how to design a food garden to give it the best chance of thriving. In this workshop you’ll get a bit of hands-on practice to help you understand how to consider sun, shade, water, microclimates and more when planning your garden.