Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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SLA

Living in Armidale NSW Australia, we aim to raise awareness of the implications of climate change and the depletion of natural resources, to build networks, and inspire and empower our community to build a more self-reliant, resilient and sustainable future. We are made up of action groups each with a specific focus, currently these are:

SLA is a volunteer organisation that depends on the energy of its members, so please get involved and join one of the above action groups by clicking on the link and joining its mailing list.

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Community comes together at Black Gully Festival

Community comes together at Black Gully Festival

[ Saturday, 17 Nov; 10:00 am; ] The community will come together at the 8th Black Gully Festival – a free and inclusive event celebrating Armidale and our region. “Black Gully Festival is truly a community day. It is organised by the community for our community,” said Dave Carr, a driving force behind the event.“Individuals, groups and organisations from across our region donate […] full article »

ACCKP Celebration of Heritage

ACCKP Celebration of Heritage

[ Saturday, 17 Nov; 12:00 pm; ] The Armidale and Regional Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place 30th Anniversary Celebrations 96-104 Kentucky Street Armidale 17th Nov 2018 12.00-12.30pm Ceremony Smoking ceremony by Bruce Cohen Welcome to country by Steve Widders and Rose Lovelock Flag-raising by Lorna Hague and Margaret Walford Didgeridoo by Bevan Quinlin Aboriginal dance by Duval High School 12.30-3.00pm Food stalls Coffee Truck […] full article »

Boomerang Bag Bee

Boomerang Bag Bee

[ Saturday, 11 Aug; 9:00 am; Saturday, 8 Sep; 9:00 am; Saturday, 13 Oct; 9:00 am; Saturday, 10 Nov; 9:00 am; ] Boomerang Bags sewing bees are the second Saturday of the month at the Kent House Community Centre commencing at 9am to 1pm. It would be great to see you all there. Bring your friends and your sewing machine if you have one. There are some non-sewing jobs to do also. Be part of the solution. Armidale Boomerang Bags Facebook […] full article »

Armidale Urban Rivercare Sunday Sessions

Armidale Urban Rivercare Sunday Sessions

[ Sunday, 9 Sep; 9:00 am; Sunday, 14 Oct; 9:00 am; Sunday, 11 Nov; 9:00 am; Sunday, 9 Dec; 9:00 am; 9:00 am; ] Commencing Sunday 9 September — Armidale Urban Rivercare (AURG) Sunday Sessions will be held on the second Sunday of each month. Location: Somewhere along Dumaresq Creek — Join the AURG mailing list for details of each session. What to bring: BYO long sleeved shirt, long pants and sturdy boots. Please also bring gloves, broad brim hat and sunscreen. AURG […] full article »

ARMEVENTS — Mailing list for what’s on in Armidale

ARMEVENTS — Mailing list for what’s on in Armidale

Hello – this is Helen Fraser I would like to invite you to subscribe to Armevents. Armevents is a free, subscription-based email list that allows members to send and receive announcements about public events in Armidale. In plain language, that means it is what’s on in Armidale! If you’d like further information about Armevents before subscribing, you are welcome to […] full article »

These two koalas lost their mothers to deforestation

These two koalas lost their mothers to deforestation

Hi SLA, I recently met an incredible wildlife carer, Vickii, who shared heart-wrenching stories of injured koalas brought into her care. Like other wildlife carers in NSW she sees firsthand the brutal impact of deforestation on koalas. It’s the ugly truth of deforestation that the NSW Government doesn’t want you to know about, and that’s why we […] full article »

Sapphire Community Investment December Roadshow

Sapphire Community Investment December Roadshow

[ Thursday, 6 Dec; 5:30 pm; ] Thank you for your patience over the past few months and it was great to see those that attended the Wind Farm Open Day on 21 October. The exciting news is that with construction nearing completion, the community co-investment into Sapphire Wind Farm is about to open. Thursday 6th December Armidale City Bowling Club Drop […] full article »

November Forum: Veganism and cooking demonstration

November Forum: Veganism and cooking demonstration

[ Thursday, 1 Nov; 7:00 pm; ] Belinda Butler (pictured) will give a brief history on her book called “Eating upside down”. She will explain what veganism is, what to eat daily, and how to prepare lunches and dinners to make it easy. Belinda will give a demo on how to make vegan cheese and a couple of vegan dips. The printed recipes […] full article »