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Basic Tool Maintenance @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Learn how to look after your tools so they last a lifetime.Learn basic tool maintenance and how to DIY with the Inner West Tool Library, a community library of tools, gardening implements and many other useful things.Join Aaron and Leigh from the Inner West Tool Library team as they share their love for tinkering, bad […]

Basic Tool Maintenance @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Learn how to look after your tools so they last a lifetime.Learn basic tool maintenance and how to DIY with the Inner West Tool Library, a community library of tools, gardening implements and many other useful things.Join Aaron and Leigh from the Inner West Tool Library team as they share their love for tinkering, bad […]

Living Soil @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Learn how to make healthy soil the Biodynamics way.The key to successful gardening is healthy soil. Learn some easy ways to achieve premium soil quality in your garden – presented by Biodynamics Sydney.Presenter Diane Watkin is co-founder of Biodynamics Sydney, a researcher and educator, passionate about the Earth as a living organism and promoting solutions […]

Changing Systems in the Climate Crisis @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Do we need systems change to address the climate crisis?A panel discussion looking at how changing the way systems work could address the climate crisis that we are currently facing. Is our biggest challenge to do things differently? This discussion will explore the best interventions we can make to our energy, food and natural systems. […]

Backyard Bees @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Match the bee, you and your backyard with Inner West Beekeepers.Discover the backyard beekeeping that matches the bee, you and your backyard. You’ll be shown the different types of bees in Australia, how they make honey, how to attract bees to your garden and how to become a beekeeper. Beekeepers are a friendly lot, always […]

What does it mean to live vegan? @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

What does it mean to live a vegan based life?Plant-based living is going mainstream and there are lots of ways to do it. It’s not just about food, but covers clothing, shoes, art and other choices you make. Louise Qiu, founder of vegan fashion label ENDIMALS, will talk about what living vegan means to her, […]

Nature Photography with the Young Naturalist @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Become a Citizen Scientist and learn nature photography with The Young Naturalist.A free workshop for 10 to14 year olds. During the workshop, children will learn the basic principles of Nature Photography as they focus our Canon cameras on the plants, insects and fungi that create our native habitat for wildlife. Children will become Citizen Scientists […]

Weaving with Aunty Joanne Selfe @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Drop in and enjoy weaving with local elder Aunty JoDrop in to a weaving circle led by local elder Aunty Joanne Selfe to learn to warurabunga (make string). Aunty Joanne will share the cultural practice, significance and importance of this cultural practice. Aunty Joanne Selfe is a Gadigal woman born in Sydney, a founding member […]

Mending with Boomerang Bags @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Drop in and learn how to mend, darn and refashion clothes.We can show you how to mend or make minor repairs to clothes from home or from the Clothes Swap - skills that you can use again and again to save loved but damaged items from landfill. Boomerang Bags Inner West is a volunteer group […]

Mending and clothes repair with Boomerang Bags @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Drop in and learn how to mend, darn and refashion clothes.We can show you how to mend or make minor repairs to clothes you've brought from home or picked up from the Clothes Swap - skills that you can use again and again to save loved but damaged items from landfill. Boomerang Bags Inner West […]

Australian Native Bees @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Learn about Australian native bees with the Australian Native Bee Association.Introducing native solitary bees of the Sydney region, including how to create a habitat friendly garden to attract solitary bees for increased pollination. You will learn about the difference between solitary and social native bees and the importance of native bee diversity to local ecology. […]

Food Forest Tour @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Discover the many varieties of plants at the Whites Creek Valley Park Food Forest and the permaculture-inspired design of this forest“What’s growing in the Food Forest and what are the Permaculture techniques behind it?” Gillian Leahy, Volunteer Coordinator of Whites Creek Food Forest will take you on a tour of the food forest describing the […]

Buying Organic Food @ Footprints Ecofestival

Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery 22 Wisdom Street, Annandale, NSW

Learn about the benefits of organic food with the the Organic Buyers GroupWelcome to the world of purchasing organic and sustainable food while saving money and building community. We will explore different models of obtaining food in the city now, without having to use a supermarket. Presented by the Organic Buyers Group, a community owned […]

Energy efficiency retrofit of your home @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

We'll show you how to do an energy efficiency retrofit of your homeTired of huge power and gas bills? Come and learn a range of simple things you can do to make your home cheaper to run but also much more comfortable to be in. Presented by Graham Hunt, Architect and Sustainable Design Consultant and […]

Sustainable Fashion Show and Talk @ Footprints Ecofestival

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

Slouge founder Joanne Gambale shares her ecofashion tips.Using items from the Footprints Clothes Swap, Joanne Gambale will host a fashion parade to demonstrate how she would style some of the items swapped on the day, explaining the concepts behind each one. She'll address colour combinations and pattern clashing, questions of stylish layering in warm climates, […]