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Green Roofs & Walls at the Powerhouse Museum

Hear about the City of Sydney’s plans for green roofs & walls – and learn how to make one The 2013 Sydney Design Festival is about to kick off and they’re putting on some great green-oriented design events and exhibitions. Come and see the future, as city farming goes vertical ... Read More »

Tucker Patch Open Day kicks off on Sunday – free fun for everyone

Make a day of it at the Tucker Patch. If you’re in NSW and at a loose end this weekend the TuckerPatch Open Day is on this Sunday, 21 April. There’s all manner of fun to be had for the entire family, with entertainment by Bec Willis, seasonal produce on ... Read More »

Treat yourself – & the planet – to a day at the Sustainability Festival

It’s all systems go for Melbourne’s Sustainability Festival The Sustainable Living Festival is set to kick off in Melbourne with vege swaps, sustainable garden tours and art exhibitions, setting the scene for three weeks jam-packed with events. The festival aims to  raise awareness of, and provide tools for sustainable change ... Read More »

Public fruit maps available online

Screenshot of Google Public Fruit Map

Your very own horn of plenty could be just next door… The next time you’re online, search for ‘Public Fruit’ in Google Maps and you may well be able to harvest your next snack without leaving your neighbourhood. We have Mangoes, Passionfruit, Vietnamese Mint, Cherry Tomatoes, Parsley, Rosemary, Mint and ... Read More »

Renegade gardener plants food forest

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dhdAgLPMUQ&w=560&h=315] Renegade Ron’s Food Forest This clip of South LA resident Ron Finley’s guerrilla garden has been around for a while but I thought I’d share it and maybe plant some seeds in the minds of all the other budding renegades out there… Enjoy! Michelle Content Creator, Costasworld Read More »

Punk Economics – why we can no longer shop happily

PUNK ECONOMICS If you weren’t able to make it to the City of Sydney’s City Talk Recipes for change, how food is changing the cultural and community life of cities on Tuesday evening, you missed out on a great night of insightful discussion from an inspiring group of people who ... Read More »

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