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Your most difficult eco-questions, answered by Tanya Ha, one of Australia’s top sustainability experts.
23 – 29 March, 2015
Want to be healthier? Love animals? Care about the environment? The Meat Free Week Challenge is for you! Australia’s annual Meat Free Week will return bigger and better from 23 – 29 March 2015, and this time it’s reaching across the waves. The week, dedicated to raising awareness of the amount of meat people eat and the impact it has on human health, the welfare of animals and the environment, will launch for the first time in the UK on the same week. Sign up for the challenge, spread the word and raise money for a great cause.
The 2015 campaign will be supported by a raft of famous faces and celebrity chefs.
Where: Australia and the UK.
When: 23 – 29 March, 2015.
Click here for more info.
28 March, 2015
A delicious annual foodie event with celebrity chef and Masterchef winner, Kate Bracks. With a strong focus on local produce, be inspired and create with Kate as she shares the passion, skills and secrets of her perfect Autumn Family Feast. The full day event starts with an arrival morning tea and meet and greet by the view, followed by the masterclass, where Kate will demonstrate techniques, with plenty of opportunity for hands-on experience. The whole group, along with the chefs, will sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labour… a relaxed shared banquet matched with local wines.
Where: Noonaweena, 1442 George Downes Drive, Kulnura, NSW.
When: 9am–3pm, Saturday 28 March, 2015.
Price: $180 includes morning tea, masterclass, lunch, beverages, apron and all materials.
Click here to book.
Tanya Ha’s comments on the discussion over bringing more people onto an already over-populated planet.
If every child in Australia planted a tree before they reached the age of ten we’d have millions more trees greening up public spaces and improving our country’s carbon footprint.
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Landscape designer, Darren Taitoko shares his expertise into what makes a happy and functional communal garden.
Simple swaps to make, that’ll earn you serious eco-brownie points, the animals will thank you, and you'll get great health benefits too.
The next time someone interrupts you mid-meditation, tells you to turn off Enya and come back down to Earth, tell them to talk to the hand – which, by the way, feels much better now, thanks, after listening to the music of Katy Tsai and Tina Marsden.
The Green Lifestyle Hall of Fame winner last year, David Holmgren, explains how permaculture was born from the energy crisis.