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GIVE A FORK! about Sustainable Seafood

Relax over dinner with friends and learn about sustainable seafood

Give A Fork! 2013

The latest initiative by Melbourne’s Sustainable Table, GIVE A FORK! challenges us all to consider what we put on our plates, this year’s theme is Sustainable Seafood.

Give a Fork! is an opportunity for you and your friends and family to get together over a meal and learn about how you can live and eat more sustainably. Here’s how it works:

Host a sustainable seafood dinner party during the campaign which runs from October 7-14. Sustainable Table will provide you with a host pack which includes:

  • A Fishy Business DVD to show on the night (6 mins)
  • A 40-page Sustainable Seafood e-Cookbook to provide you with all the recipes and ideas to host a fabulous dinner party
  • Conversation starter coasters
  • 5 Steps to Sustainability placemats
  • Fishy-friend decorations to make your dinner party extra special
  • Sustainable Seafood guides for your guests, which include recipes and a wallet Switch your Fish guide
  • Donation receipt book
  • Beautiful gifts from their partners at ecostore and Dumbo Feather magazine – both well worth checking out even if you’re not able to host a dinner. Ecostore laundry products and dish-washing liquid have removed the itch from my world and Dumbo Feather is like food for the eyes and mind.

This is a light-hearted way of tackling a serious issue, so if you want to become more environmentally aware and learn how to make more sustainable seafood choices the next time you’re at the fish markets, get on board with your friends and family. Contact Sustainable Table now to organise delivery of your host pack.

The launch

The GIVE A FORK! event launch on Thursday September 12th includes the screening of award-winning documentary Sharkwater, which investigates some of the issues surrounding our consumption of seafood and the role sharks play in the health of our oceans. The evening also includes a talk by shark attack survivor, turned motivational speaker and conservationist, Paul De Gelder

 

Date: Thursday 12th September 2013
Time: 6.30 (for a 7pm start) – 9pm
Location: RMIT Swanston Academic Building, Cinema, Level 1, 445 Swanston St, Melbourne
Cost: $30 – Includes presentation by guest speaker, Paul De Gelder, Sharkwater screening, organic popcorn and homemade lemonade!
*$20 for RMIT students and RMIT Alumni* (please use promo code RMIT)

If you, or your organisation has a sustainablility or gardening oriented event you would like shared with Costa’s network of like-minded people, please contact Costasworld’s Content Curator, Michelle Montgomery at thegrapevine at floralia.net.au

About Michelle.Montgomery

Michelle Montgomery is a Sydney-based Content + Social Media Creator for Design, Arts and Food & Lifestyle focused clients.
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