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Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability

Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
What: Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability, by David Holmgren

When: Thursday Feb 16, 2012, at12.45

Where: The Wheeler Centre Auditorium, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne,Victoria

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Street by Street

Street by Street | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

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.

The workshop will run from 10am to 3pm.

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Film screening: Queen of the Sun

Film screening: Queen of the Sun | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
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
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STP | Stockholmsporten

STP | Stockholmsporten | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
a continuous bike and pedestrian path reconnects different areas in a democratic way. http://t.co/CNNpdkDx I like this web!

 

Image 'go!': by Krakow Bicycles
http://www.flickr.com/photos/32419213@N08/4180593687

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New: Dutch Cycling Embassy Video

New: Dutch Cycling Embassy Video | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

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.

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Permaculture Workshops At Melbourne’s Eltham College | Pigs Will Fly | the can do community blog

Permaculture Workshops At Melbourne’s Eltham College | Pigs Will Fly | the can do community blog | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
People involved in Permaculture, Community Gardens, City Farms and Transition Towns initiatives will be interested in the two workshops run by Robin Clayfield,...
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How to Transform Landscapes with Water with Sepp Holzer

How to Transform Landscapes with Water with Sepp Holzer | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
Sepp Holzer and Bernd Müller  explain how a water retention landscape is constructed and the dramatic effects a landscape of this kind can have in a short time, even in an area that is bein...
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Coburg Community Gardening: West Brunswick Community Garden Opportunity - CCG needs you! (meeting)

Coburg Community Gardening: West Brunswick Community Garden Opportunity - CCG needs you! (meeting) | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

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.

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Your Best Shot 2011 - I Want To Ride My Bicycle - une expo sur Flickr

Your Best Shot 2011 - I Want To Ride My Bicycle - une expo sur Flickr | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

Fabulous collection of bike themed photos made special by the variety of riders, situations, colours and composition. 

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My Garden Almanac: Narre Warren North Organic Garden Club

My Garden Almanac: Narre Warren North Organic Garden Club | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

Narre Warren North Organic Gardening group session for 2012 this Saturday afternoon, 17th December, from 2-4pm. It is at the Narre Warren North Uniting Church, cnr. Tom Jones Court and Main Street.

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The 2012 TED Prize is awarded to….the City 2.0. : Sustainable Cities Network

The 2012 TED Prize is awarded to….the City 2.0. : Sustainable Cities Network | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
The Cities are Re-inventing Themselves...

Individuals or organizations who wish to contribute their ideas to a TED Prize wish on behalf of The City 2.0 should write to tedprize@ted.com

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Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability: 16 February

Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability: 16 February | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

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.

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The Transitions Film Festival Melbourne

The Transitions Film Festival Melbourne | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

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

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Greening Moreland Forum: 25 February | Transition Coburg

Transition Coburg has signed up to the Greening Moreland Forum on Saturday, 25 February, 2012, 10am-1pm. It’s being held at Coburg Town Hall.

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Transition Coburg | The best place to begin is here and now

Transition Coburg | The best place to begin is here and now | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

Welcome to Transition Coburg! At last, we are up and running… and in the process of developing this online resource.

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Film screening: Queen of the Sun

Film screening: Queen of the Sun | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? Film screening CERES Community Environment Park Cnr Roberts and Stewart Streets
Brunswick East 8pm Friday 27 January 2012

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MY SMART GARDEN SUMMER WORKSHOPS

MY SMART GARDEN SUMMER WORKSHOPS | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

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.

11 Feb 2012

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Greater Melbourne | National Permaculture Day

Greater Melbourne | National Permaculture Day | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

National Permaculture Day May 6, 2012

Permaculture is practical, grass roots sustainability in action. It provides immediate tools for people to reduce their environmental footprint and build resilient communities. Josh Byrne

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insects: insectlove: vanisherbee: Honey Bees Drinking...

insects: insectlove: vanisherbee: Honey Bees Drinking... | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
insectlove: “ vanisherbee: Honey Bees Drinking Water in Slow Motion (by beekalmer) ” (Video: insectlove: http://t.co/z4QmCrsm...)...
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Transition Town Maroondah Monthly Gathering - Transition Town Maroondah

Transition Town Maroondah Monthly Gathering - Transition Town Maroondah | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
All welcome to join us for the first monthly gathering for 2012.
Watch this space for further details
In the meantime, have a great holiday break.
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Transition podcast Community energy companies, farms and resource centres! » Transition Culture

Transition podcast Community energy companies, farms and resource centres! » Transition Culture | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
An Evolving Exploration into the Head, Heart and Hands of Energy Descent...
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Mudbrick Passive Solar House Tour with David Holmgren at Melliodora | Sustainable Living Calendar

Mudbrick Passive Solar House Tour with David Holmgren at Melliodora | Sustainable Living Calendar | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it

Start: 08/01/2012 - 10:00 - 12:30

16 Fourteenth Street, Hepburn

This house tour will show you how the Melliodora house and permaculture garden work as one.

www.holmgren.com.au

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Eccentric town, Todmorden, growing ALL its own veg

Eccentric town, Todmorden, growing ALL its own veg | Beans and Bees | Scoop.it
The vegetable plots are the most visible sign of an amazing plan: to make Todmorden (resident Estelle Brown is pictured) the first town in the country that is self-sufficient in food.
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