David Holmgren
Aussie St.
w/ David Holmgren

Sat., 29 June 2019
2:30pm – 5pm
Armidale Town Hall
Free Registration at Eventbrite
Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.

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:

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July Forum: Aussie St follow-up

July Forum: Aussie St follow-up

[ Thursday, 4 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] David Holmgren presented Aussie Street, Town Hall, last Saturday — a fictional account of a typical street in Australia from the 1950s depression to the near future, interestingly another depression of the 2020s. Through David’s permaculture vision for suburbia we invite you to a follow up forum around these points: Motivation to, and knowing how to, reduce environmental […] full article »

SLA 2019 AGM

SLA 2019 AGM

[ Thursday, 4 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] The AGM will be held before the July forum with office bearers elected and Convenors of Action Groups endorsed. A brief year in review by Action Group convenors and vision for the future year will be presented by the current convenor Mahalath Halperin. The AGM will start at 7 pm at Kent House on Thursday 4 July. […] full article »

How do you Choose Products at the Grocery Store?

How do you Choose Products at the Grocery Store?

Would you like to participate in a University of New England study? Understanding Factors that Influence Sustainable Palm Oil-Related Purchasing Behaviour This research aims to explore what factors might influence people to purchase or not purchase products containing only sustainable palm oil. What will be required of you? To participate in a group discussion If in Armidale, the discussion can […] full article »

Transition Streets Australia

Transition Streets Australia

Transition Streets is a project of the worldwide Transition movement. The idea is to find like-minded others within easy walking distance to start a Transition Streets group. Typically a group will meet monthly to work through the seven chapters of the workbook to discuss the information and ideas for making change in the areas of Water, […] full article »

Aussie St. Tour w/ David Holmgren comes to Armidale Town Hall

Aussie St. Tour w/ David Holmgren comes to Armidale Town Hall

[ Saturday, 29 Jun; 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Aussie St; our shared suburban history and future David Holmgren, permaculture visionary and story teller takes us back through the decades of our lived history in the streets where the quarter acre hosted the Aussie post war dream, through the decades of rising affluence and additions, ageing and infill, permaculture inspired retrofit and on, through a […] full article »

Climate Matters: Tips to lower your household energy use

Climate Matters: Tips to lower your household energy use

Start with behaviour, it’s free. Below are positive things to do. Each saves a tiny bit of electricity but together they add up. Laundry and hot water Do I take short showers, so use less hot water. Do I wash my clothes in cold water? Do I hang my clothes to dry outside rather than use a clothes dryer? Windows Do […] full article »

Progressive Cinema: Growing Change — A Journey Inside Venezuela’s Food Revolution

Progressive Cinema: Growing Change — A Journey Inside Venezuela’s Food Revolution

[ Tuesday, 25 Jun; 6:00 pm; ] 6pm Tuesday, 25th June, McCrossin’s Mill, Uralla. Why does our food system leave hundreds of millions of people hungry? How will the world feed itself in the future in the face of major environmental challenges? Will expanding large scale, energy-intensive agriculture be the answer to these problems? In Venezuela, from fishing villages to cacao plantations to urban gardens, […] full article »

VIDEO: What Really Sparks Joy?

VIDEO: What Really Sparks Joy?

It’s no secret that we have way too much stuff! This is one reason why people like Marie Kondo have taken center stage, leading people all over the world to look deep into their closet and ask: “Does this spark joy?” But what if there’s a better question? What if there’s a deeper and more systemic conversation […] full article »