Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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July Forum: How can I help? & AGM

[ Thursday, 5 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] With many new refugees now becoming part of our Armidale community, SLA is hosting a forum with the key players involved with their resettlement. Find out what’s happening, what’s proposed and how you can get involved and help. A panel of speakers will include Samantha Airs, the Community Engagement Coordinator from SSI (Settlement Services International), Lance […] full article »

July Forum: How can I help? & AGM

Visions for Armidale Creeklands AGM

[ Thursday, 21 Jun; 5:30 pm; ] Any interested in joining our not-for-profit association and all existing members are invited to come along to our 1st Annual General Meeting – to be held upstairs at the Armidale Bowling Club (Dumaresq St) – at 5.30 pm on Thursday June 21, 2018. Please put the date on your calendar and let any of your friends know about this important event […] full article »

Visions for Armidale Creeklands AGM

Prickly Problems Project launch

[ Saturday, 23 Jun; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] You’re invited to the launch of the Prickly Problems Project and to celebrate 16 years of Armidale Urban Rivercare projects. Saturday June 23, 10-12pm at Creeklands Behind Phil Wheaton Oval, Erskine St Free brunch by Dumaresq Lions Club All Welcome full article »

Prickly Problems Project launch

VIDEO: Save Ugly

Wilderness Society have rebooted their look with the tag line ‘Life. Support.’ and refreshed their campaigns with the latest being ‘Save Ugly’. Its a new angle on an ongoing problem of motivating people to value threatened environment and animals. The campaign video is styled on children’s tv with a music video that stars American actress and […] full article »

VIDEO: Save Ugly

June Forum: Love in an anthropogenic climate

[ Thursday, 7 Jun; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Dr Vanessa Bible will talk at the Sustainable Living Armidale’s Thursday Forum on the topic of love of place, how it can cultivate community, and how it can be a powerful motivator for environmental action. She will focus on research conducted in the Northern Rivers, but the need to belong to places and communities is universal. […] full article »

June Forum: Love in an anthropogenic climate

Carbon with a twist — artists, farmers and scientists come together for an unusual project

[ Sunday, 24 Jun; 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. ] From June 16, Bingara’s very own The Living Classroom will host the first artists in residence as part of a major two-year art project exploring our changing relationship to land. “An Artist, a Farmer, and a Scientist walk into a bar…” brings contemporary artists into regional NSW to make art addressing the concerns of communities […] full article »

Carbon with a twist — artists, farmers and scientists come together for an unusual project

Upcoming Leard Pilliga tours

Hi, Places are available for all tours. An all wheel drive vehicle is preferable as the unsealed roads can be potholed and corrugated. It is advised to fill up in Narrabri on the way to the Pilliga town ship, before starting the tour, and again on returning to Narrabri. Fuel is available in Barradine should it be […] full article »

Upcoming Leard Pilliga tours

Climate Matters: Smart Electricity Deals Save Money

Choosing an electricity retail provider is often challenging. Privatised electricity companies generate substantial profits and can confuse consumers. A common trick is to increase prices, then entice customers with impressive-sounding discounts. . Until August 2017, another trick was to offer 20-30% ‘discounts’ for 12 months, after which, unless the plan was formally renewed, the cost per […] full article »

Climate Matters: Smart Electricity Deals Save Money

TEDtalk video: My mushroom burial suit

Here’s a powerful provocation from artist Jae Rhim Lee. Can we commit our bodies to a cleaner, greener Earth, even after death? Naturally — using a special burial suit seeded with pollution-gobbling mushrooms. Yes, this just might be the strangest TEDTalk you’ll ever see. We are planning a forum on eco burial in September. full article »

TEDtalk video: My mushroom burial suit

Solar power take-up accelerates throughout the New England North West

The take-up of solar power has accelerated throughout the New England North West region, with a local community bulk-buy program adding 2% more installations in the last eighteen months alone. “We’ve seen the level of community interest in solar power grow greatly over the ten years that we have been coordinating the Farming the Sun community […] full article »

Solar power take-up accelerates throughout the New England North West

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