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Growing Greens @ Footprints Ecofestival

Whites Creek Valley Park Corner Piper and White Street, Annandale, NSW

Learn how to grow your own delicious, health greens with Pocket City FarmsLearn how to grow your own delicious, healthy greens with Pocket City Farms. It’s always a good time to grow your own leafy greens. Hear how you can do it in your own big or small space garden. Presented by Pocket City Farms, […]

Making Bags from tees @ Footprints Ecofestival

Whites Creek Valley Park Corner Piper and White Street, Annandale, NSW

Make a handy bag from an old tee-shirt.Got an old tee-shirt? Give your (or someone else’s) beloved old tee a second life – bring it along to our stall and learn how to turn it into a reusable bag in under 15 minutes. No crafty skills needed. BYO old tee-shirt. We'll have some spare tees […]

Brain on Nature Podcast Journey @ Footprints Ecofestival

Whites Creek Valley Park Corner Piper and White Street, Annandale, NSW

Hear from the makers of Brain on Nature podcast about the making of the episode Rewilding with the Mudcrabs.Rewilding with the Mudcrabs tells the story of the Mudcrabs, a group which restores bushland along the Cooks River. Hear from Sarah Allely and Olivia Rosenman, audio producers and journalists who explore the relationship between humans and […]

Regenerating the Cooks River with the Mudcrabs @ Footprints Ecofestival

Whites Creek Valley Park Corner Piper and White Street, Annandale, NSW

Hear from the makers of Brain on Nature podcast about the making of the episode Rewilding with the Mudcrabs.Rewilding with the Mudcrabs tells the story of the Mudcrabs, a group which restores bushland along the Cooks River. Hear from Sarah Allely and Olivia Rosenman, audio producers and journalists who explore the relationship between humans and […]

Wild Foods, Wild Ideas @ Footprints Ecofestival

Whites Creek Valley Park Corner Piper and White Street, Annandale, NSW

Ziggy's Wild Foods will show you what's growing on your doorstep!A conversation about wild foods, foraging, and why the most incredible ingredients you’ve ever tried are already growing at your doorstep. Ziggy’s Wildfoods creates the most incredible, award-winning, one of a kind and expertly-crafted seasonal ferments, hot sauces, beverages, condiments and more, from the hand […]

Sustainable Collaborative Housing @ Footprints Ecofestival

Whites Creek Valley Park Corner Piper and White Street, Annandale, NSW

Learn about a local Eco-village project with Sydney CohousingImagine living a more sustainable life with a community of other people - in the inner city! Cohousing could reduce our environmental footprint and increase our quality of life. We'll look at some examples from other parts of Australia and discuss our idea for starting an 'Eco-Village' […]

Save Time, Save Food workshop 3 – Creative cooking and food storage hacks

Marrickville Library and Pavilion 313 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville, NSW

Learn how to save time and save food in our series of three food waste avoidance workshops.Have you ever bought a bunch of coriander for a recipe but can't figure out what to do with the rest of it before it goes off? Food waste means throwing time and money in the bin and one […]

Small space veggie gardening

Pocket City Farms 31A Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW

Learn how to set up and maintain your own organic garden in whatever space you have available.Please note:The time of this event has changed to 1-4pm.It must be one of the best simple pleasures in life - picking produce that you've nurtured from seed or seedling to a healthy crop of homegrown veggies, fruit, herbs […]

Birds and Biodiversity walk and talk

Tempe Wetlands corner Station Street and South Stree, Tempe, NSW

Learn how to spot and identify birds on an early morning walk around Tempe Wetlands.Tempe Birdos is celebrating their tenth year surveying the Tempe Wetlands and the group has identified 123 species of birds at the site – and counting! Join us for a walk and talk around the site to hear about its rich […]

Introduction to organic gardening

Marrickville West Community Garden Henson Street, Marrickville, NSW

Learn the key principles of organic gardening and see how they're applied in a community garden.This workshop will include the core principles of organic gardening including soil building, plant selection, pest and disease management and garden maintenance. You'll learn how to build and manage good organic soil, comprehend plants' needs, and integrate them into a […]

Whole plant cooking

Pocket City Farms 31A Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW

Learn how to cook healthy organic meals with no waste, using the whole plant.Did you know that all parts of a celery are edible, including the leaves? Many times we throw away edible parts of plants, so let’s learn how to cook the whole plant and reduce our food waste. What you'll learnThis workshop will […]

Food Forest Tour and Guild Planting

Whites Creek Valley Park Corner Piper and White Street, Annandale, NSW

Visit a productive Food Forest on the edge of Lilyfield and discover the large variety of useful permaculture plants growing there.Discover what’s growing in Whites Creek Valley Park Food Forest and the permaculture techniques behind it.Gillian Leahy and Sally Gillespie, volunteers at the Whites Creek Food Forest, will take you on a tour of the […]

Happy Planet Living book launch and swap

Marrickville Library Pavilion Patyegarang Place, 313 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville, NSW

Book launch and swapLet’s celebrate the (nearly) end of a green year with a plant/book swap and launch of Happy Planet Living by Mia Swainson. When you arrive drop off up to 3 healthy crops or small plants and/or books in good condition. Make sure they're items that you'd be excited to receive yourself. We’ll […]

Reuse Festive Crafts

Haberfield Library 78 Dalhousie Street, Haberfield, NSW

Make your own festive crafts from reuse materials while chatting about your environmental successes this year Come along to our festive crafts workshop with local artist Kim Davies. Kim will teach us creative ways to make decorations, gift tags and wrapping using reuse materials. You'll want to bring them out year after year, pass on […]

Make a Festive Wreath

Summer Hill Community Centre 131 Smith Street, Summer Hill, NSW

Celebrate the upcoming festive session by creating your own wreath for the door or as a gift idea for others.Join local sustainable florist, Heather from Studio Persephone, to celebrate the upcoming festive session by creating a wreath for your door or as a gift idea for others.Come along to our last workshop for 2022, where the facilitator […]