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August 16, 2022

Save Time, Save Food workshop 1 – Creative meal planning

August 16, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Marrickville Library Pavilion, Patyegarang Place, 313 Marrickville Rd
Marrickville, NSW 2204 Australia

Learn how to save time and save food in our series of three food waste avoidance workshops.Raise your hand if you’ve ever bought fresh vegetables and fruits in your weekly grocery run but ended up not using them at all! 🖐 🖐🖐 Food waste means throwing time and money in the bin. One of the easiest ways to avoid this is by making meal-planning an enjoyable act, not an annoying chore!Jo Taranto from Good for the Hood, will teach you…

September 3, 2022

Make a Crate workshop with The Bower @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

A 3 hour introductory workshop to woodworking.The 3hr Make a Crate workshop is designed to give a basic introduction to carpentry and woodworking skills. During the workshop each participant will build a small crate from reclaimed timber that they can take home with them at the end of the session. The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre is an award-winning environmental charity and a champion of reuse and repair. They are a not-for-profit committed to reducing landfill. Location: Rozelle Bay Community…

Clothing Swap @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Annual clothing swap at Footprints Ecofestival. 11.00am-12.00pm Drop off clothes12.00pm-12.30pm Clothes Swap begins - don't be late!Bring along your pre-loved clothes to our clothes swap and exchange them for other items. A great way to save clothes from going to landfill, and to revamp your wardrobe! Drop off up to six items, collect tokens and then return at 12.00pm for the swap itself. Items should be clean, good quality and have only very minor faults (eg. missing a button). This…

Furniture Repair Café with The Bower @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Learn how to fix a broken furniture at The Bower's repair café.A Furniture Repair café is a place where skilled repairers meet non-repairers to teach them skills to fix items of furniture. After assessing the item our experts would help with the repair or offer advice on the best next steps. Bring along a small damaged piece of furniture and the experts from The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre will teach you how to repair it. BYO one small item…

Save Time, Save Food workshop 2 – Creative cooking with leftovers

September 3, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Learn how to save time and save food in our series of three food waste avoidance workshops.Have you ever bought food for a picnic and ended up with a whole lot of leftover crackers, cheese and dip? Food waste means throwing time and money in the bin and one of the easiest ways to avoid this is by knowing how to make multiple dishes from the same ingredients! OzHarvest, one of the country's biggest food charities, will teach you how…

Door snake making @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Use simple sewing techniques to finish off a fun door snake and take it home with you.Decorate and stuff your own eco-friendly draft door snake using unwanted fabric scraps and learn some simple hand sewing skills for other projects. Boomerang Bags is a volunteer group committed to reducing plastic and single use waste and diverting donated fabric from landfill by sewing re-usable shopping bags and other creative ideas. This free workshop is presented by Inner West Council as part of…

Bushtukka Tour @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery, 22 Wisdom Street
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Learn about the many food and medicinal plants that grow in your local bushlandOn this relaxed walk in Whites Creek Valley Park you will be introduced to the variety of native plants which sustained the traditional Aboriginal custodians of this area, the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora Nation. Learn about the many food and medicinal plants that grow in your local bushland, how they change with the seasons, and their cultural uses.Meet at the entrance to Rozelle Bay…

From climate anxiety to action @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Learn how to deal with climate anxietyAs awareness of the climate crisis increases, so can feelings of climate grief and anxiety. Understanding human psychology and our emotional systems can help us to hack our brains so that we can sidestep climate anxiety and apathy and become part of the climate solution. Felicity Jefferson, Clinical Psychologist and founder of What can I do? Australia, will share skills and tools you can learn to help you and your loved ones move from…

Eco-friendly drawing with Jody Graham @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Explore ways of making art with natural materials.Learn about mark making using tools you can make from sticks and other found materials along Whites Creek. Explore drawing with these tools using coffee, ink and other eco-friendly materials with award winning artist Jody Graham. A fun art activity open to all ages and levels of experience. You'll find us in the Kids' Zone, near the playground.Presented by Art Est, a Leichhardt based art school where students of all ages and abilities…

Eco-friendly drawing with Jody Graham @ Footprints Ecofestival

September 3, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Corner Piper and White Streets
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

Explore ways of making art with natural materials.Learn about mark making using tools you can make from sticks and other found materials along Whites Creek. Explore drawing with these tools using coffee, ink and other eco-friendly materials with award winning artist Jody Graham. A fun art activity open to all ages and levels of experience. You'll find us in the Kids' Zone, near the playground.Presented by Art Est, a Leichhardt based art school where students of all ages and abilities…

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