at Cnr Lennox Crossing and Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra, 2601 Australia
We support the community to nourish itself and the environment together, and to sustain itself into the future. Education, Information, Application.
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A few more photos from the Harvest Festival. Applications for the Eco Elves Christmas Night Market are now open: http://www.ecoaction.com.au/projects/eco-elves-night-market-2016/
Quoting George Monbiot: “Hypocrisy is the gap between your aspirations and your actions. Greens have high aspirations – they want to live more ethically – and they will always fall short. But the alternative to hypocrisy isn’t moral purity (no one manages that), but cynicism. Give me hypocrisy any day.”
Want to meet Thelma and Louise on Tuesday night at the Canberra Environment Centre? There are a few places left in our Raising Small Farm Animals Organically workshop. The lovely ladies at Wynlen House Slow Food Farm will be talking about raising poultry and small farm animals humanely, respectfully and organically as a core part of any food system. Bookings can be made via our website. Hope to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/184299331939004/
Calling all superstar kids and schools - there's only one day left to register for the ACT Primary School Carbon Challenge!
Our Permaculture Design Certificate featured in Canberra Weekly alongside our friends 100kilos.org and Wynlen House Slow Food Farm! Book here: http://www.ecoaction.com.au/events/permaculture-design-certificate/
Did you know that lettuce grows well with radishes because radishes are said to attract leaf miners such as flea beetle? Check out this handy companion planting guide for more useful combinations in your garden. Starting on 6 July, our Permaculture Design Certificate will be covering the benefits of companion planting and much much more. For more info be sure to check out: http://www.ecoaction.com.au/events/permaculture-design-certificate/
Observing and interacting with nature helps us to understand the natural and social patterns that exist in our everyday lives. By working with nature and not against it, we can incorporate observed patterns into design - Permaculture Principle 1 For more info, check out this handy video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSWWChaEi1o If you'd like to learn more about how to observe nature and Permaculture design for urban gardeners, why not sign up to our Permaculture Design Certificate? More info at http://www.ecoaction.com.au/events/permaculture-design-certificate/
We had some very noisy workshop participants at Wynlen House Slow Food Farm's Raising Small Farm Animals Organically workshop last night!
Still spots available for our Permaculture Design Certificate starting this July! The course is run by Bredbo farmer, Martyn Noakes. This course is held part-time for five months - perfect for the time poor. All skills learnt in the course are applicable for urban Canberra gardens. Book your place here: http://www.ecoaction.com.au/events/permaculture-design-certificate/ Ping Permaculture Canberra
Wondering how you'll survive Canberra's freezing winters without spending a fortune? Come along to our FREE workshop tonight from 6-8pm at the Canberra Environment Centre. Simon from ACTSMART will be showing you how you can save money and the environment at the same time! No bookings required. Hope to see you there.
Smokey looks up from the pumpkin harvest earlier this week!
Wonderful images of of the Canberra Harvest Festival in March. Thanks Andy Dibb and Jess Lee for capturing everything including the great corn harvest, some of our workshop presenters, musicians, stallholders and volunteers.
Thanks for sharing, Costa Georgiadis Official!
We are now taking bookings for our winter workshops! Head over to http://www.ecoaction.com.au/events/
Cedric says it's time you started growing your own berries!