To kick off 2019, we’re looking at FAIR FOOD IN THE CITY. How do we access it and fill our pantry with fair food? How do we make decisions between multiple options? What really is ‘ethics’ as related to food? We hope for this chat to add to your decision making toolbelt when it comes to buying food and be actively involved in supporting ecologically sound practices.
So what's the juice on all this fermenting hype? Hear from panelists who ferment their way through a variety of ingredients and end up with wildly different products - krauts, lacto ferments, pickles, breads, beers, and of course that mysterious wonder beverage kombucha.
There's alot circulating in the media right now about the current drought - and along with that comes all sorts of opinions around how to best aide farmers, what is best practice in land management, and what to do in the interim before the next big rain event. Hear from a panel of farmers and those involved with land management about what is happening on the ground in different areas, and how we as city dwellers can actually be ongoing supporters.
This month we're chatting about retrofitting the suburbs. The panel will kick off with David Holmgren sharing about his new book Retrosuburbia, a compendium of innovative designs that Australian householders (renters included!) can use to live well while making better use of the house, growing food and other activities that kick-start the household non-monetary economy towards resilience in the face of uncertain futures.
Our kids are inheriting the complex food, agricultural and land management systems in which we live, and with things changing faster than we can keep up, how do we best engage and equip the next generation to be ready for a complex future? Come along to hear the panel of educators and parents with a range of experiences and approaches to join in on the conversation.