Canberra Harvest Festival
Mar
24
2:00 PM14:00

Canberra Harvest Festival

The 10th annual Canberra Harvest Festival returns to the Canberra Environment Centre on Saturday 24th March. One of the biggest events on the Canberra region’s environmental calendar, the Harvest Festival is an annual celebration of local food and producers from the ACT food bowl.

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Urban Permaculture Design Certificate
Apr
4
to Aug 8

Urban Permaculture Design Certificate

  • Canberra Environment Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Permaculture is a design process based on systems-thinking which can be applied to a range of different contexts including community and business initiatives, food production, management systems, architecture and lifestyles. By adopting a holistic approach, permaculture emphasises the need to work with nature instead of going against it to promote abundance and resilience. Amongst other things, this involves observing patterns in natural systems and using these patterns to inform design.

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Brewing Kombucha
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

Brewing Kombucha

If you’re feeling a little heavy in your belly, you could be missing all of the wonderful probiotics that kombucha can provide! Healthy, fun, simple and inexpensive to make, a batch of home-brewed kombucha is a fantastic way to introduce beneficial gut bacteria to your body.

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Eco-Elves Night Market
Dec
1
5:00 PM17:00

Eco-Elves Night Market

The Eco-Elves Night Market showcases and celebrates local, handmade, eco-friendly, fair-trade and up-cycled gifts. Eco-minded shoppers return each year for the diverse array of stalls, the local food BBQ, live music, the lake views at sunset and the family-friendly atmosphere.

 

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Urban Foraging Walk
Oct
7
3:00 PM15:00

Urban Foraging Walk

  • Blueberry and Eyre St Kingston, ACT 2604 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this walk Susan will show us how to identify and collect wild fennel, rosehip, hawthorn, wild brassicas, purslane, and baby apples. This workshop offers a great opportunity to introduce more diversity and native species into your diet.

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Backyard Beekeeping
Sep
5
6:00 PM18:00

Backyard Beekeeping

Keeping a beehive in your backyard allows you to harvest your own honey and greatly improves the pollination of your garden crops. It is quite simple to get started and not the least bit scary. Canberra has a thriving community of backyard beekeepers, who all provide their own delicious honey.

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