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Landcare Australia's FREE Community Festival Day

Free Landcare Day 2015

15 March, 2015

The popular "Live. Grow. Explore. Community Day" is on again! Held in one of Melbourne’s most significant nature corridors, the festival is a great reason to visit the area while enjoying environment and energy awareness and education workshops – and there's even free food! The event is hosted by Landcare Australia (in partnership with energy distributor Jemena with support from Hume City Council), and includes free gardening workshops with celebrity gardener Vasili Kanidiadis, tours of the Living Legends homestead and Woodlands Historic Park, CERES-run lessons in growing gardens wherever you live, and the chance to win 3 iPad minis. Look for updates via the landarelife.com website, email enquiries@landcareaustralia.com.au or phone 1800 151 105.

Where: Living Legends at Woodlands Historic Park, Oaklands Road, Greenvale, Victoria.
When: 11am – 4pm, 15 March, 2015.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more info.

Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian

How to eat more vegies

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Lee Holmes from Supercharged Food has yet another great cookbook – this time, it's a comprehensive knowledge base for how to increase the amount of vegetables in your life.

Edible Gardens in Small Spaces

Edible Gardens in Small Spaces

22 November, 2014

Join to learn how to make the most of small spaces for gardening. Cover what potting mix to use, what pots to choose, and what plants will thrive. For more details, and to book in, contact Yolande Presland, Sustainability Education Officer on (02) 9936 8314, sustainabilityeductaion.northsydney.nsw.gov.au

Where: Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Waverton, NSW.
When: 2pm – 4pm, Saturday 22 November, 2014.
Cost: Free.
Click here for more info.

Softnecks

A few words for garlic obsessives

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

TV presenter turned biodynamic farmer Patrice Newell shares her love of garlic with us.

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Lead foot gardens

Monday, 1 September 2014

Our urban backyards are our green havens, but the risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live.

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Glorious kale recipes

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Right now is the peak time of year for harvesting kale. Grant Howe, Head Chef from Dragonfly Café at Eden Gardens, shows us how to use tasty, fresh kale in five delicious recipes.

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A better breakfast

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Nutritionist Janella Purcell tells how a good, green breakfast smoothie can improve your day.

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Ask us: Thick-skinned potatoes

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

We answer your questions on the best varieties of lovely, thick-skinned potatoes to buy or grow at home.

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Buying sustainably

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Tips on how to buy sustainably from third generation farmer, Kim Martin.

DIY crate garden

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Watch the Little Veggie Patch Co build one of their signature raised vegie garden beds out of a recycled apple crate.

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