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Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
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Seed Saving Workshop

[ Saturday, 24 Feb; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ] 10am to 11:30am Saturday 24th February 2024 at Armidale Community Garden Facilitator: Ray South RSVP: Text or call {mobile prefix oh for}78 597 759 Gold coin donation to Armidale Community Garden Vehicle entry off Taylor St southern end Walking access via creek crossing behind NERAM Dress for outdoors BYO water full article »

Seed Saving Workshop

NOVA: John Cleland, CEO of Essential Energy

[ Tuesday, 27 Feb; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] John Cleland, CEO of Essential Energy will present a detailed picture of the future of power in New England focusing on the electricity grid. John will share the implications of Renewable Energy Zones, innovative community energy projects for consumers and industry. John will describe Essential Energy's role in shaping a sustainable, decentralized energy future through [...] full article »

NOVA: John Cleland, CEO of Essential Energy

RSVP NEV2030 Forum: The Solar Revolution

[ Wednesday, 6 Mar; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Hello everyone, It's been quite a summer and not over yet. Looking around the country at the enormous damage being suffered by natural disasters it reinforces my view that we should be marketing Armidale as one of the safest places to live in Australia. If Queenstown can do it in NZ, we can. It's time to [...] full article »

RSVP NEV2030 Forum: The Solar Revolution

Have Your Say: Advancing our Region — Toward 50,000

[ Tuesday, 19 Mar; 5:00 pm; ] The Draft Local Strategic Planning Statement, Advancing our region: Toward 50,000 sets the 20-year land use planning vision for the Region, providing a framework for future land use planning decisions and the management of growth, based on the regions social, economic and environmental needs. The purpose of this plan is to: Provide a vision for how future growth will [...] full article »

Have Your Say: Advancing our Region — Toward 50,000

2024 Home Grown Garden Tour this weekend

[ Saturday, 17 Feb to Sunday, 18 Feb. ] Armidale's Home Grown Garden Tour is on this weekend! On Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February and you are invited into the backyards of Armidale's and surrounds local food growers. Come and share stories and ideas for growing food in our unique region. We have 8 unique gardens across the weekend, from large holdings 15 minutes [...] full article »

2024 Home Grown Garden Tour this weekend

Hillgrove Sustainability Film & Food Night

[ Saturday, 17 Feb; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Third Saturday every Month Saturday 17 Feb 2024, 6 – 9pm Hillgrove Rural Community Hall, 76 Brackin St, Hillgrove NSW 2350, Australia A series of short-to feature-length documentaries showcasing sustainable living practices in Australia, including tiny houses, self-sufficiency gardens and living simply with a smaller, kinder footprint on our planet. This month features several short films: An Invitation for [...] full article »

Hillgrove Sustainability Film & Food Night

The Guwiinbarraan Exhibition open till April 19

[ Friday, 19 Apr; 5:00 pm; ] See this wonderful exhibition while it is still on at Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place 96-104 Kentucky Street, Armidale. The exhibition results from a research project led by PhD candidate Kisani Upward, a Gamilaraay woman from Tamworth, featuring Stories of Country, Community, Hope and Change from co-researchers, the Nucoorilma Mob of Tingha Yaama, Firstly, we acknowledge the Elders past [...] full article »

The Guwiinbarraan Exhibition open till April 19

Podcast: Biodiversity Bites — Saving the Song of the Regent Honeyeater

The regent honeyeater (Anthochaera phrygia) is a critically endangered species of bird that has lost about 90% of their preferred woodland habitats to farmland. There are now less than 350 birds left. Their decline has had a significant negative impact on the greater ecosystem. People are going to great lengths to help protect them, but it’s [...] full article »

Podcast: Biodiversity Bites — Saving the Song of the Regent Honeyeater

Clean up Australia by cleaning up Armidale

[ Sunday, 10 Mar; 9:30 am to 10:30 am. ] Come along and join us for an hour or so, picking up litter by the big playground in Curtis Park and down to the creek. DATE AND TIME: Sunday 10th March 09:30 - 10:30 LOCATION: Curtis Park, Armidale, NSW MEETING POINT: Meet at the undercover picnic benches in Curtis Park Site Supervisor: Amy Ashman You can Clean [...] full article »

Clean up Australia by cleaning up Armidale

Markets in the mall

[ Sunday, 25 Feb; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 31 Mar; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 28 Apr; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 26 May; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 30 Jun; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Saturday, 13 Jul; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 25 Aug; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 29 Sep; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 27 Oct; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 24 Nov; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, 22 Dec; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] SLA usually has an information stall in front of the City Post Office at Armidale Markets in the Mall. They are held on the last Sunday of each month from 8am–1pm with 50 plus different stalls making a regular appearance. Stalls include a huge range of street food, cafés, farm produce, quality handmade and handcrafted [...] full article »

Markets in the mall

Living in Armidale NSW Australia, Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA) 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.

*independent group with own governance