Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
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December Party: Bring a friend and finger food to share

[ Thursday, 6 Dec; 6:30 pm; ] Let’s celebrate all the good sustainable culture in Armidale with friends and lovely finger food. We will provide drinks, corn hole, table soccer, music, and a beautiful community garden. The festivities will happen at the new time of 6.30pm Thursday 6th December at the Armidale Community Garden behind NERAM with a car entrance via Taylor St. There […] full article »

December Party: Bring a friend and finger food to share

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 »

Sapphire Community Investment December Roadshow

Book Launch: ‘Locked On!’

[ Friday, 7 Dec; 5:30 pm; ] Friday 7th December, 5.30 pm Reader’s Companion, 149 Beardy St Mall This event launches Marty Branagan’s illustrated novel ‘Locked On! The Seventh and Most Illegal in the Hitchhiker’s Guide Trilogy’. It’s a fictionalised account of the Leard Forest blockade against coal mining on the Liverpool Plains, and the blockade against coal seam gas on farmland at Bentley, […] full article »

Book Launch: ‘Locked On!’

The Future is Not for Sale

[ Saturday, 8 Dec; 11:00 am; ] Concerned members of our community who are angry at the news this week that ADANI will be proceeding are invited to join a march to give voice to your concern. The Reef, Queensland’s Artesian Water, the climate, the traditional owners, the environment, our young people and the future are all losers if this proceeds. Meet at […] full article »

The Future is Not for Sale

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; Saturday, 8 Dec; 9:00 am; Saturday, 12 Jan; 9:00 am; Saturday, 9 Feb; 9:00 am; Saturday, 9 Mar; 9:00 am; Saturday, 11 May; 9:00 am; Saturday, 8 Jun; 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 »

Boomerang Bag Bee

The Rescue Project

The Rescue Project is a citizen storytelling project by UNSW and Landcare Australia, and it invites the public to tell their story of environmental rescue – whether that be of a tract of bush, a farm, or indeed a native animal – in 500 words. It’s a powerful means to express our relationship with the natural world […] full article »

The Rescue Project

Fair Trade Pop Up Shop Nov 30th

[ Friday, 30 Nov; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Get ready for Christmas at a Fair Trade Downunder – Hands & Hearts Pop-Up Shop Would you like to come down to the Baptist Church hall on Friday evening to have a look at some lovely fair trade goodies? The kinds of things you’ll find are described on this webpage http://fairtradedownunder.com.au/products/ There will also be fair trade chocolate, organic tea and […] full article »

Fair Trade Pop Up Shop Nov 30th

Climate Matters: The Value Of A Local Farmers’ Market

What does the local Farmers market have to do with climate matters? Why should it matter to me? Our Armidale Farmers’ Market provides an opportunity for locals to purchase fresh, seasonably available, locally grown and prepared produce. We as consumers can interact with the producers, and increase our knowledge and understanding of what we eat. Where does […] full article »

Climate Matters: The Value Of A Local Farmers’ Market

Video: Why does Black Friday even exist?

Black Friday, it’s an American tradition where millions of shoppers wait in long lines to buy more Stuff. How did the season of giving turn into the season of buying? Why does Black Friday even exist? Brett Chamberlin — Story of Stuff P.S. If shopping isn’t your thing, take the Buy Nothing, Do Something pledge! full article »

Video: Why does Black Friday even exist?

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 […] full article »

Climate Matters: Reducing Waste One Bag at a Time

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