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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.
A satirical look at dinner in the home of Tony Abbott... Tony, Margie and the girls sit down for a celebratory roast on the night of the spill, day 510 of his reign as PM. Watch Tony demolish his dinner faster than the renewable energy sector.
My Year Without Matches is an inspiring book about a journey to live in the wild for a whole year.
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.