Sustainability in the suburbs
June 7, 2022 –
Keeping animals in our urban setting is a means of reducing organic waste to landfill, providing pest and weed control, fertiliser for the garden whilst bringing you and your family closer to nature. In a well- designed urban garden, you can reduce, reuse and recycle with the help of your animal friends – and don’t forget the worm farm.
Food preserving and seed saving adds another dimension to sustainable living. There is nothing more gratifying that learning about heirloom seed and saving your own seed to use for another season. Of course experiencing the joys of preserving your excess produce or making use of low-cost seasonal food deliciously ‘packed away’ to use for another day!
Learn from an accredited Beekeeper on how to have healthy bees living and working in your garden, best location in your garden, what bees like to feed on, environmental considerations both in Australia and worldwide, techniques for managing bees, regulations both State and Local Government and much more.
This workshop will give you the practical skills; easy to follow recipes and ideas to make you and your family safer and more sustainable with toxic free alternatives. Learn how to make a selection of your own products such as toothpaste, deodorant, hand cleaner and Moroccan lemon preserve!