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November 2019

Introduction to Native Bees

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery, 22 Wisdom Street
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia

An introduction to local native bees and how to keep them. Come along to this workshop to learn about our amazing local native bees - Tetragonula carbonaria. They are stingless, social and also known as sugar bag bees. On top of that they are amazingly interestingly and great to have as part of your garden ecosystem as they are perfect pollinators for a variety of plants. You’ll learn all about what these special bees need, how to attract them to…

Composting and Worm Farming

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston Street, Back Hall
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia
Free

Learn how to compost and worm farm at this introductory workshop. Composting and worm farming are an easy and important step towards becoming a zero waste community, and to improving your gardening by enriching your soil.Choosing the right system is the first step to successfully reducing your household waste. In this workshop we'll explore the differences and similarities between composting and worm farming to help you choose the right one for your household. We'll discuss how to set up and…

A Sustainable Kitchen with Cornersmith

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston Street, Back Hall
Annandale, NSW 2038 Australia
Free

Do you want to learn practical ways to reduce food waste in your home? This hands on workshop will focus on reducing household food waste. It's all about using up what you have got and making the most of every ingredient before it ends up in the compost or bin. We will show you how you make delicious quick pickles with that 1⁄4 cauliflower, two radishes or half an onion. We’ll also show you how to make a stock paste…

December 2019

Solar Assessments December – Evening

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inner West Council Petersham Service Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street
Petersham, NSW 2049 Australia
Free

Book in for a free solar assessment of your home with our solar expert The Green Living Centre offers monthly one-on-one solar assessments, providing you with a 45 minute session with a solar expert to discuss whether installing solar panels on your house is right for you. Our advice is independent, impartial and free.Book in a session and bring quotes, electricity bills or other material you have with you for the best assessment possible.This free workshop is available to residents…

Festive Crafts

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inner West Council Petersham Service Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street
Petersham, NSW 2049 Australia
Free

Make your own natural crafts to celebrate the festive season 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 natural materials and reuse items. You'll want to bring them out year after year, pass on as a gift or make more using your new skills.Bring a friend and celebrate another year of green living success with our team. We’d love to hear what…

Furoshiki workshop

December 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Marrickville Library and Pavilion, 313 Marrickville Road
Marrickville, NSW 2204 Australia
Free

Learn the Japanese art of wrapping gifts in cloth, to avoid plastic and paper waste this festive season. We all love to give gifts during the festive season, but we don't necessarily like all the paper and plastics involved in gift wrapping, which end up in the recycling or waste bin. The Japanese art of furoshiki allows you to avoid this waste by wrapping presents in reusable cloth. At this hands-on workshop you'll learn 8-10 different wrapping techniques using square…

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