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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Sue Higginson, Environmental activist and lawyer in Armidale

Sue Higginson, Environmental activist and lawyer in Armidale

[ Sunday, 17 Feb; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] A conversation with Sue Higginson Meeting Room, Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street, Armidale 2350 2-3pm Sunday 17 February, 2019 Sue Higginson is a former CEO and Principal Solicitor of the Environmental Defenders Office NSW. As a litigator, she was responsible for many high profile public interest environmental legal cases; including acting against Rio Tinto, which resulted in their massive open […] full article »

Join the kids making history to stop climate damage

Join the kids making history to stop climate damage

[ Friday, 15 Mar; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] This is one of those moments when you can feel history being made. On Friday 15 March, thousands of kids across Australia will strike from school to demand our government take urgent action to stop climate damage. They’re part of a global movement of young people speaking truth to power and showing what’s at stake if we […] full article »

This Valentine’s Day — Speak to the trees

This Valentine’s Day — Speak to the trees

[ Thursday, 14 Feb; 1:00 pm; ] Valentine’s day is coming up! Let’s show the trees on campus some love 1pm Ingrid Moses courtyard on Thursday – love letters to the trees. All UNE staff are welcome to come along. This event coincides with the grounding story conference on campus this week. You are invited to listen, write and read: love letters to […] full article »

An Artist, Farmer, Scientist and Planner Walk into A Bar

An Artist, Farmer, Scientist and Planner Walk into A Bar

[ Friday, 15 Feb; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] Kandos School of Cultural Adaptation Roundtable Oorala lecture theatre, UNE, from 11.30am-12.30pm on Friday 15th February. The Kandos School of Cultural Adaptation was formed as an art cooperative in 2016 to support projects that aim to achieve cultural change in the world. As an entity that has its origins in a fictional depiction of Kandos’ post-industrial evolution, […] full article »

Climate Matters: Reducing Waste One Bag at a Time

Climate Matters: Reducing Waste One Bag at a Time

Much of what we eat and drink comes in some kind of plastic packaging.It is estimated one million, single use, plastic bags are used worldwide every minute amounting to a staggering 3.5 million tons of waste per year. Recycling is once again in the spotlight with China recently deciding to no longer accept imports of […] full article »

Grounding Story Conference

Grounding Story Conference

[ Wednesday, 13 Feb to Friday, 15 Feb. ] 7th Biennial Association for the Study of Literature, Environment and Culture Conference We explore how the stuff of the world weaves itself into story, & how story can materially transform the world & asks what do we want these stories to do? Hosted by English Literary Studies (Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences & Education) When: Wednesday […] full article »

Final Community Investment Information Sessions for Sapphire Wind Farm

Final Community Investment Information Sessions for Sapphire Wind Farm

[ Thursday, 28 Feb; 6:00 pm; ] We now have over 100 investors on the DomaCom platform. Many thanks to those who have acted so quickly. We know many of you are keen to see the detailed investment offer – the Supplementary Product Disclosure Statement (SPDS). This will be released late in February and we will also bring printed copies to the […] full article »

February Forum: Council’s Sustainability Projects

February Forum: Council’s Sustainability Projects

[ Thursday, 7 Feb; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The First SLA forum for 2019 is on Thursday, 7 February at 7pm at Kent House, opposite Central Park on Faulkner Street. We are fortunate in two ways, Council has finally appointed a new Sustainability officer, Sally Thorsteinsson and she has agreed to come an speak about her role and some of the projects she […] full article »