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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JUNE FORUM: Wood Smoke

JUNE FORUM: Wood Smoke

[ Thursday, 4 Jun; 7:00 pm; ] In 2018 the Armidale Regional Council Mayor formed the Wood Smoke Advisory Group (WSAG) as an independent body to determine what the situation with wood smoke in Armidale was, and to provide recommendations to move forward to address the long standing issue. The report was completed mid 2019, but as yet no further action has been […] full article »

Renew Armidale — We want to know what you think

Renew Armidale — We want to know what you think

[ Thursday, 4 Jun; 7:00 pm; ] As you are probably aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has restricted progress and badly affected our regional economy. However, the gradual lifting of restrictions allows us to plan a brighter future and we want your views on what that future should be like. We want to start those conversations now. We invite you to a public consultation […] full article »

CLIMATE MATTERS: Fermentation

CLIMATE MATTERS: Fermentation

Humans have stored food for lean times probably for as long as we’ve been around. Some foods come to us in a readily storable form such as grains and pulses. Others can be air dried like meats, some fruits and vegetables. But there are many foods that can only be stored after some processing. Fermentation is […] full article »

Step up to Plogging?? and Buy Recycled

Step up to Plogging?? and Buy Recycled

With large gatherings banned and social distancing laws in place, we’ve had to postpone our regular Clean Ups. Yet the amount of plastic waste is surging because of the coronavirus pandemic and it is feared the increase in single-use plastics will have long-term impacts on the environment. We’ve heard a lot of you are going a […] full article »

VIDEO: So you’re thinking of buying an electric car?

VIDEO: So you’re thinking of buying an electric car?

Thank you for registering for our recent webinar “So you’re thinking of buying an electric car” with Bryce Gaton and David Cann. The video of the evening is now available on our Youtube channel. If you subscribe to the channel then it will notify you when new videos are posted. You can also view the presentation […] full article »

72 RAB members have nominated SLA for Community Partnership Program

72 RAB members have nominated SLA for Community Partnership Program

Thanks to the 72 currentRegional Australia Bank(RAB) members for choosing SLA in the Community Partnership Program that supports their local community. How does it work? Just choose Sustainable Living Armidale Inc. and simply go about your banking. RAB calculate your average annual balance and donate the equivalent of 1% back to your chosen group. The Community Partnership Program is an […] full article »

How to join today’s Interactive Livestream

How to join today’s Interactive Livestream

Our #BuildABetterFuture Interactive Livestream is today! Here’s a quick post with all you need to know about how to join. WHAT: Our first ever Interactive Livestream, gathering thousands of people together from across Australia and the world to inspire hope, action and #BuildABetterFuture centred on climate justice. Together, let’s move beyond the mining and burning […] full article »

Virtual Nonviolence Film Fest — The Bentley Effect

Virtual Nonviolence Film Fest — The Bentley Effect

[ Friday, 15 May; 1:00 pm; ] The Nonviolence Film Festival is an event that highlights global challenges and actions taken in Australia and around the world to establish and maintain peace. With social distancing measures in place, UNE Peace Studies is encouraging people to participate in the 11th annual Nonviolence Film Festival from home. Join us over the next few days watching a […] full article »