Local

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Science to act local

Monday, 9 February 2015

Presenting at this year's WOMADelaide Planet Talks, Emily Johnston explains how science will take the 'think global, act local' mantra to a new level.

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Is ride sharing safe?

Thursday, 11 December 2014

They can help to reduce traffic congestion by car pooling with local drivers. Take a ride with us as we look into the ethics and safety of ride-sharing schemes.

Locavore

Locavore Workshops

21 September - 16 November, 2013
The Canberra Environment Centre is hungry to help Canberra eat better. The Centre always has great events happening, and the series of Locavore workshops from September to November is aimed at helping people provide food for themselves and source ingredients locally is no exception. Here's their selection from September to November.
Where: Canberra Environment Centre, ACT.
Click here for more information.

Native foods

Twisted tucker- Sunday roast with an Indigenous twist

June 23, 2013

Outback Chef Jude Mayall is teaming up with Sustainable Table to bring a taste of Aboriginal culture to your life and kitchen. Learn how to create a range of native, palatable delights, mix drinks with Australian botanicals and grow indigenous edible plants in your own backyard while indulging in a two-course seasonal lunch at the Merri Table Cafe. The day includes a native edibles talk and tour, lunch and canapes, a cooking demonstration, three matched alcoholic beverages and some native seedlings to take home and enjoy. Vegan and vegetarian friendly. Gluten free options available.

Where: The Merri Table, CERES, Cnr Roberts and Stewarts Streets, East Brunswick, Vic.
When: Sunday June 23, 2013.
Cost: $110. For a limited time only, get 10% off on group bookings of 4 or more.
Click here for more info.

Food swaps

7 easy food swaps

Monday, 20 May 2013

How to reduce your eco-impact and simultaneously improve your wellbeing.

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Choosing Aussie-made

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Did you know that earlier this year there was a push for an entirely Australian-made supermarket isle? We ask if an aisle like this is feasible, and look at how we can best support Australian-made products.

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How to eat local

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Become a locavore and eat locally – Nick Ray from Local Harvest provides useful starter tips and hints to help you take this challenge as far as you like.

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Local Harvest

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Find good, fresh, local and flavorsome food that's close to you by simply tying in your postcode.

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Fresh off the farm

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

This year, 2012, is Year of the Farmer. A time to pay overdue recognition to our nation’s hardest workers. Our farmers overcome increasing adversities including climate, labour, urban sprawl, and long, hard hours, as they grow food and materials for our nation. We caught up with farmers and their families from six very different farms across Australia, all with one thing in common – they believe in the power of farming sustainably and with our future in mind.

Landshare

Sharing = caring with Landshare

Monday, 19 September 2011

The successful Landshare program, which garners 60,000 participants in the UK, where it began, has arrived in Australia encouraging people to home grow produce with the help of others. The online network unites those with land to share with those in need of land for growing fresh produce.

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