Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
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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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May Forum: Melbourne to Armidale — Bill McKibben Livestream

May Forum: Melbourne to Armidale — Bill McKibben Livestream

[ Thursday, 3 May; 6:30 pm; ] It is by sheer luck that our usual monthly forum is on at exactly the same time as this important broadcast by 350.org founder and world-renowned climate defender Bill McKibben. Bill McKibben will be in Australia – as a part of 350 Australia’s Fossil Free campaign – to talk to people about what we need to do to […] full article »

Volunteer Times: Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden, April & May 

Volunteer Times: Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden, April & May 

Wednesday afternoons: 4pm – 5.30pm Sunday afternoons: 3pm – 4.30pm Come along to help with weekly weeding, planting and general community garden upkeep. All helpers of all ages are very welcome, and greatly appreciated! Contact: Kate Wright Note: In the case of inclement weather, the volunteer sessions will be cancelled. full article »

Second working bee for Boomerang Bags

Second working bee for Boomerang Bags

[ Saturday, 14 Apr; 9:00 am; ] Saturday 14th April, 9pm, The Jacaranda Room out the back of Kent House is the location of Armidale Boomerang Bags second sewing bee. Join us to help reduce the use of plastic by sewing cloth bags. If you can’t sew, no problem, we can help you or there are non-sewing tasks also. Great company, great food and […] full article »

Nonviolence Film Festival 2018 enviro film: Blowpipes and Bulldozers

Nonviolence Film Festival 2018 enviro film: Blowpipes and Bulldozers

[ Thursday, 10 May; 1:00 pm; ] Peace Studies presents the Nonviolence Film Festival 2018 7-11 May – Oorala Lecture Theatre, UNE Mon 7 May: Winter Go Away (2012, 82 mins) Tues 8 May: My So-Called Enemy (2010, 90 mins) Wed 9 May: Concrete, Steel & Paint (2009, 55 mins) Thurs 10 May: Blowpipes & Bulldozers (1989, […] full article »

Farm Planning Takes Innovation Approach

Farm Planning Takes Innovation Approach

[ Monday, 16 Apr; 5:00 pm; ] Landholders in the Southern New England are set to take advantage of farm planning with an agro-ecology focus and a twist of innovation at the end of April. “This particular opportunity has emerged out of feedback from participants at an event with David Hardwick run by the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services at Kentucky last year,” […] full article »

April Forum: Sustainable Cinema presents Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

April Forum: Sustainable Cinema presents Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

[ Thursday, 5 Apr; 7:00 pm; ] Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret 2014 M 1h 30m Learn how factory farming is decimating the planet’s natural resources — and why this crisis has been largely ignored by major environmental groups. Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn [embed width="520"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV04zyfLyN4[/embed] Sustainable Cinema on the big screen will start at 7.00 pm and will be held at Kent House on Thursday 5 April. All are […] full article »

Inside Peace Armidale NSW Country Launch

Inside Peace Armidale NSW Country Launch

[ Wednesday, 4 Apr; 6:30 pm; ] A joint venture between UNE Peace Studies, Studio View Productions and the Regional Australia Bank. A film of hope from the depths of despair: For immediate release. A Texas prison is an unlikely setting for an educational program about the transformative power of peace, but multi award winning documentary, Inside Peace focuses on a peace […] full article »

Opera Under the Gum Trees at Pilliga Pottery

Opera Under the Gum Trees at Pilliga Pottery

[ Friday, 6 Apr; 7:30 pm; ] Fri 6 April 2018 @ 7.30 pm Doors open 6.00pm- Pottery and Café open all day Come and laugh under the stars with your family and friends and enjoy a magical night out! Tickets: $35adult/$32conc or group (10 all paid together) $15 students (High School & Uni.) Enjoy a delicious meal at the Blue Wren Bush Cafe to start […] full article »