From 9 to 11 April, Eden Gardens is throwing a huge family-friendly festival to help you live more sustainably every day!
The Sustainability Weekend featuring a Green Film Festival and Sustainability Market brings together a wide range of community groups and organisations invested in local and global sustainability issues.
Over 3 jam-packed days, you have the opportunity to enjoy open-air film screenings, take part in exclusive talks, demos & small workshops, discover a COVID Safe eco outdoor marketplace and indulge in delicious vegan food & drink options!
This is your opportunity to:
Check out what's on below:
10am-11am - Kids worm farm building workshop
11.30am - 12.30pm - Kokedama Workshop
1pm-2pm - Terrarium workshop
12pm-1pm - Budding Business: Behind the lemonade stand kids workshop
3pm-4pm - Office plant care workshop
Saturday 10th April: Sustainable Community Day
9am-9.45am - Bird watching walk
TBC - Tool Sharpening Bookings
9.30am-3:30pm Sustainability marketplace
10am-11am - Weeds Wander - Feed for free
11am-12pm - Living Sustainably with the Wildlife in your Backyard & Possum Magic
11am-4.30pm - Various sustainability film screenings - Free
2pm-4pm - Natural skin care workshop
3pm-4pm - Native bee talk - Free
4pm-5pm - Insect hotel workshop
3pm - Movie screening: 2040
Sunday 11th April: Sustainable Family Day
9.15am-10.15am - Kids mud pie making
9:30am-11.30am - Healing herbs workshop
10.30am-11.30am- The Lorax storytelling and seed sowing
11am-4.30pm - Various free sustainability film screenings
11am-12pm - 'The Grevilleas Are Laughing' Talk by Brian Roach
12pm-1pm - Tim's talks at 12 – Plots in pots
12pm - 2pm - Natural Cleaning Products from the Garden
12pm-1pm - Small Bird Habitat Talk with Bev Debrincat from The Habitat
1pm-2pm - Beeswax wraps workshop
2:30pm-4:30pm - Fermenting workshop
2:30pm-3:30pm - Teas and Tisanes
2.30pm-3.30pm - Seed bomb making for kids
4pm-5pm - Kids games in the Gardens
5.30pm – 7.15pm - Movie screening: Fern Gully; The Last Rainforest
7.30pm-9pm - Movie Screening: Wall-E
For more information on the event and to plan your visit, please see edengardens.com.au
Eden Gardens is a unique business based on a genuine commitment to both social and environmental causes and a mission to improve the quality of life in the wider community, through horticulture and education. They are thrilled to be joined by many local community groups and are thankful for the support of local councils and NFP organisations.
Eden Gardens will also be collecting donations for their chosen charity Father Chris Riley's Youth Off The Streets, an organisation that gives homeless and disadvantaged young people the safety, support and opportunities they need to reach their full potential.