You could definitely say Green Heart Fair is Brisbane's FREE and biggest bi-annual Community and Sustainable Living Festival hosted by Green Heart Fair and the Brisbane City Council on Sunday 2 June 2019 from 9am to 3pm at 7th Brigade Park, (corner of Delaware St & Newman Rd - park address is 375 Hamilton Rd), Chermside. This will be one of the biggest Fairs yet, in ten years of operation.
There'll be over 100 of Brisbane's sustainability experts ready to share practical tips and tricks to help you live a more eco-friendly life that's kinder to our planet. A family-friendly environment promoting innovative green living in a fun way, all are welcome to come and enjoy, including the family pooch. This is a dog friendly event and Queensland Urban Utilities water zone even has a doggy zone to keep man's best friend hydrated all day.
There are a few things you should bring to keep Brisbane clean, green and sustainable, and that would be your hat, reusable water bottle, reusable coffee cup, go card for the bus or lock for your bike, and a big smile. Enjoy sustainability displays, expert talks, eco-friendly exhibitors, artisan markets, food trucks and so much more at this event.
Having said goodbye to single use plastic water bottles and hello to Water3's refreshing natural spring water; in celebration, five lucky winners will get a Water3 water bottle and $50 worth of credit to use at Water3 refill stations. Tag a mate who's equally conscious about ditching single use plastic on the Facebook page under the appropriate 12 May status, and enter HERE.
If you love DIYs, The Green Home Zone at the Fair is the place for you. Biome Eco Stores will be demonstrating DIY beauty and toxic free skin care and Mallow Sustainability will be showing you how you can make your own furniture.
This year, why not give the earth some love by planting natives in your yard. Don't have any? Well, you're in luck because 1000 plant packs will give given away for FREE at the Fair. Then you can head to the Rocky Point AU Grow Zone to find out composting tips and tricks from the experts.
If you're a pizza muncher, find out how you can recycle the boxes, alfoil, plastic etc, and what you can't recycle. Cleanaway the waste experts are going to be there to help you recycle with confidence. Tag someone under the May 3 status on the Facebook page who needs some help busting recycling myths.
Don't worry, kids have a plenty to keep them happy too. The Brisbane City Council Library will keep them entertained with a story book corner, and they can get their hands dirty making their own grass head and clay keepsake bowl. When they're all worn out from all the fun, they can chill on the tee pee circle with colouring, or visit the Australia Zoo who are coming along too.