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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.
We chat to Daniel Simons, director of the Transitions Film Festival, about why you shouldn't miss these films.
Watch the world's best storytellers come together to tell the most important story of our time in a collection of short documentaries, Years of Living Dangerously.
21 February, 2015
HE'S BACK! Join Joel Salatin for a unique one-day masterclass exploring how to set up a thriving, profitable and ethical small farm, using Polyface Farms' innovative techniques. This masterclass is perfect for beginner farmers, wanna-be farmers, tree-changers, landholders, and clean food advocates who are ready to get serious about regenerative agriculture and fair food systems – all built from the ground up.
Where: NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
When: 9am – 5pm, Saturday February 21, 2015.
Cost: Earlybird Price & Group Prices Available.
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Hearing seed-saver Dr Vandana Shiva – known as the Gandhi of Grain – talk, will take you on an emotional roller-coaster of a journey, and bolster your passion to help take on the injustices of the world. And, she says, it all starts with a single seed.
20 February, 2015
Celebrate the 2015 Year if the Soil by joining two internationally-renowned eco-warriors for the planet at an important talk and discussion in Sydney; Dr Vandana Shiva (scientist, ecologist, author and winner of the Sydney Peace Prize) and Joel Salatin (American organic farmer and author featured in the documentary Food Inc). Salatin will give an introduction to Dr Shiva's talk about the importance of seed freedom and food democracy for the future of our food and land. The US human trials of GM banana will also be addressed, and there will be a screening of Dr Vandana' Shiva's New Year message: "We are all seeds. In 2015, the Year of Soil, let us grow, together!"
Where: Teachers Federation (NSW) Conference Centre, 37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
When: 6pm for networking for a 7pm start, Friday, 20 February, 2015.
Cost: $45 General Admission, $35 Concession. AGAPE SNACK PACK: $12 - pre-order on TryBooking Vegetarian : Roast Pumpkin Frittata & Salad; Vegan Option: Salad of the Day)
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Learn how you can become part of the Global Divestment Movement everyone's talking about.
Dr Stephen Bygrave tells us why renewable energy is a viable choice for Australia, challenging the present government’s take on the coal industry, and shares insight into what keeps him motivated.