Events

Food 4 Thought—National community garden gathering

18 Mar, 2014

Growing, partnerships, education and enterprise development for local food systems are the themes for this month’s Food 4 Thought gathering in Hobart, Tasmania on 21-23 March. “We’re in an interesting time in which people are looking to engage with their food through growing their own to ensure that a healthy…

CERES Harvest Festival 2014

18 Mar, 2014

Saturday 22nd March 2014 marks the 15th year of the CERES Harvest Festival. This free annual event is expected to attract around two thousand locals with activities for kids, free workshops, practical demonstrations, live music and opportunities to connect with local food growers and artisans. With recent press condemning community…

Tall timber building construction to revolutionise construction industry

18 Mar, 2014

Sustainability expert, Anissa Farrell from leading architecture firm, Conrad Gargett Riddel Ancher Mortlock Woolley, believes tall timber building construction has the potential to revolutionise the construction industry in Australia. Anissa will present at the 2014 Green Cities Conference being held in Melbourne this month, on the potential of mass timber…

Look Upstairs

4 Mar, 2014

AgIdeas has recently announced Look Upstairs; a premier event dedicated to the thinking behind design for emerging and established designers. Presented in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne, Look Upstairs will stage the largest gathering of international design leaders ever seen in Australia where creative enthusiasts can experience how design is…

Melbourne Food And Wine Festival Celebrates Water

4 Mar, 2014

A 19th century rail bridge over Melbourne’s Yarra River will be given a new lease of life for the 2014 hub at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne, 28 February – 16 March. Celebrating the Festival’s theme of WATER, The Immersery: Festival Kitchen Bar and Raingarden…

Win an Urban Commons Foodscape

3 Mar, 2014

Urban Commons are inviting designers, architects, and landscape architects to submit their concept designs for a project that features the Urban Commons FoodscapeTM. All entries will go into the running to win a complete FoodscapeTM for their project (valued at $4,950), consultation with a horticulturalist (Foodscaper), and an article published…

JamFactory Fringe Open Day

18 Feb, 2014

On Saturday 22nd of February, JamFactory, a unique Adelaide based craft and design centre opens its doors as part of the Adelaide Fringe Festival. A fantastic opportunity to experience JamFactory’s Studios, Galleries and Shop with hands on activities, live glass blowing, wheel thrown ceramic demonstrations exhibitions and guided tours! Plus a sausage…

Lost Trades Fair 2014

18 Feb, 2014

The Lost Trades Fair will showcase traditional ‘lost and rare trades’ such as coopering, chairmaking, leadlighting, blacksmithing and hedgelaying, to the general public at an event run over the 15th and 16th of March 2014 at the Kyneton Museum. The event will bring together people that still have these skills…

Free Trees For Greener Communities

18 Feb, 2014

Sydneysiders are being encouraged to go green through a free giveaway of 1,000 trees – part of the City of Sydney’s work to increase the city’s urban canopy.The free trees will be available at Sydney Park on Saturday 29 March from 10am to 2pm.  Residents can apply online and bring…

Zero Waste Lunch

18 Feb, 2014

This year Carolyn Cardinet’s work was featured as part of the Sustainable Living Festival at the historic ‘White House’, headquarters of Dumbo Feather magazine in St Kilda. This ‘One day installation’ created an eclectic wonderland crafted from salvaged objects. Assemblages decorated the large windows and painted works on repurpose paper…