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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Join the kids making history to stop climate damage #ClimateStrike

Join the kids making history to stop climate damage #ClimateStrike

[ Friday, 15 Mar; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Students, parents, teachers and university student are welcome. To everyone who cares about a safe climate future, this is your open invite to join our School Strike 4 Climate on March 15 – students standing up when our politicians won’t. On Friday 15 March, thousands of kids across Australia will strike from school to demand our government take urgent […] full article »

Every Tree Counts — Community Planting Day

Every Tree Counts — Community Planting Day

[ Saturday, 16 Mar; 2:00 pm; ] The 16th of March will see us planting our very first “stepping stone” in the Saumarez Creek Corridor. With the help of volunteers, we are hoping to plant 2000 trees and shrubs in the Enmore TSR. This will be the first of many stepping stones and larger habitat patches along the Saumarez Creek, eventually linking Dangars […] full article »

Climate matters: Love in an Anthropogenic Climate

Climate matters: Love in an Anthropogenic Climate

We are taught to believe that emotions are irrational and have no place in rigorous debate over science, policy, and natural resource management – that emotion is a subjective thing that can obscure logic and reason. Taking a look at the state of the Earth in the Anthropocene, this era of human-induced global environmental change, […] full article »

National Position Statement opposing use of native forest biomass for energy/fuel

National Position Statement opposing use of native forest biomass for energy/fuel

The push for forest biomass for power generation is posing massive threats to forests worldwide: Large coal-fired power stations in the UK and Europe are now co-firing with, or converting to, forest biomass. Large stand-alone wood-fired generators are also being constructed with forest biomass stock from wetland hardwood forests in the USA and natural forests of Canada, […] full article »

Tiny island, big plastic problem  #StopPlasticPollution

Tiny island, big plastic problem  #StopPlasticPollution

Tiny island, big plastic problem — An island so remote, it should be pristine – but there’s a shocking reality. Plastic is everywhere. From our beaches in Australia to the remote Arctic, it’s silently choking our planet and wildlife. It has contaminated the soil, rivers and oceans. It’s even entered our food chain. Many of us are doing our […] full article »

Growers Forum: New weekly produce market starting in Bellingen

Growers Forum: New weekly produce market starting in Bellingen

[ Friday, 15 Mar; 10:30 am; ] Are you a grower or food producer? Would you be interested in having a stall in our upcoming produce only Market in Bellingen? A new weekly produce only market is starting in late May in Bellingen, and we’d like to tell you all about it, hear your ideas and answer your questions. Join us to share a light […] full article »

Armidale Farmers’ Market

Armidale Farmers’ Market

[ Sunday, 17 Mar; 8:00 am; Sunday, 7 Apr; 8:00 am; Sunday, 21 Apr; 8:00 am; Sunday, 5 May; 8:00 am; Sunday, 19 May; 8:00 am; Sunday, 2 Jun; 9:00 am; Sunday, 16 Jun; 8:00 am; Sunday, 7 Jul; 8:00 am; Sunday, 21 Jul; 8:00 am; Sunday, 4 Aug; 8:00 am; Sunday, 18 Aug; 8:00 am; Sunday, 1 Sep; 8:00 am; Sunday, 15 Sep; 8:00 am; Sunday, 6 Oct; 8:00 am; Sunday, 20 Oct; 8:00 am; Sunday, 3 Nov; 8:00 am; Sunday, 17 Nov; 8:00 am; Sunday, 1 Dec; 8:00 am; Sunday, 15 Dec; 8:00 am; ] The Armidale Farmers’ Market is on first and third Sundays of the month at Curtis Park kicking off at around 8am and going through to lunch. If you are a paid up member of Sustainable Living Armidale you are welcome to sell produce at the Armidale Local Food stall with a slice of profits going […] full article »

Meet the Candidates for Northern Tablelands

Meet the Candidates for Northern Tablelands

[ Friday, 8 Mar; 5:30 pm; ] Friday 8th March 5:30pm – 8pm | Armidale Town Hall Join us for a networking evening and panel discussion with the candidates from the Northern Tablelands in the 2019 NSW State election. This event will be an opportunity for the Armidale and surrounding business community and residents to meet with and hear from candidates in the upcoming election. The Nationals, […] full article »