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by May Cross (subscribe)
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Brisbane's largest FREE bi-annual sustainability event will be hosted at Carindale on Sunday 10 September 2017, with an exciting line-up including hands-on sustainability workshops, green living ideas, eco-gardening, delicious food, live music and entertainment. The fair welcomes more than 100 of Brisbane's leading sustainability organisations, community groups, artisans, fashionistas, foodies and green thumbs to promote innovative and easy sustainable living around the home and beyond.

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Post Bike (image by writer)

This free family day out is courtesy of Brisbane City Council, with fair attendees encouraged to bus, bike or walk their way to Carindale Recreation Reserve from 8am-2pm. Children will be delighted with live appearances from Paw Patrol characters, Nature Play Activities and organised sports games.

paw patrol

What will be at the Fair:
local television personalities
cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs
2,000 free native plants to be given away
BrisStyle handcrafted markets
sustainability workshops
discussions with local sustainability experts
Brisbane Billycart Championships
free kids' activities
rock climbing
face painting
Australian wildlife
sports area
all day entertainment
live music.

Brisbane Billycart Championships
Brisbane's biggest billycart championships are held on a grass track and kids of all ages (including adults) from all over Brisbane are invited to make and race their own billycart. Don't have a billycart? Don't worry! You may borrow one of the carts available on the day.
Registrations are now open. Age groups are - 4 and 5 years, 6 to 8 years, 9 to 12 years and 13 years and above. It's only $8 to register as a driver.
How to build a billycart Free guide

nature play

There are plenty of ways to travel to the Fair sustainably
Public transport
Take advantage of Brisbane City Council's public transport and take the bus or train to the Fair. Visit Translink or call 13 12 30 for all bus and train timetable and fare information.

Is your bike gathering dust in the shed? Wipe it off and cycle to the Fair. Plan your ride to the Green Heart Fair with Cycling Brisbane's route planner here

Car pool
Everyone loves a good road trip and the more people involved the better. Find some friends to share the journey with so there are fewer emissions and vehicles parked on site.

There is limited free parking available on the Fair site for patrons who travel by car. Please follow directions from the traffic controllers. Street parking is also available on the surrounding streets. Please follow Brisbane City Council residential parking rules to ensure effective traffic flow and local access. Drivers may experience slight congestion during event times.

Walk, perambulate, Shank's pony, stroll, bimble, ramble, trek, hike amble, saunter or wander on down.

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Why? It's the most popular sustainability event in South East Queensland
When: Sunday 10 September 8am to 2pm
Phone: 0488 771 124.
Where: Carindale Recreation Reserve
Cost: FREE
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