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Sustainable living, starting in your own backyard
Looking for an inexpensive, family-friendly day out? Well, diarise Sunday, the 27th of May, for the annual Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF), City of Logan's nod to World Environment Day. The festival will be held at the Logan Campus of Griffith University, 68 University Drive, Meadowbrook.

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Event Flyer


Let's see if these tick any of the right boxes:

Free Entry - TICK
Free Onsite Parking - TICK
Free Shuttle Bus from Loganlea Railway Station between 10am and 3pm - TICK

What is this festival all about? Basically, it's about "Rethinking the future" and "exploring ways to reduce, reuse and recycle to create a healthier world and future."

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Costa Georgiadis


There will be several guest speakers on the day to share their wisdom, including celebrity gardener from Gardening Australia, Costa Georgiadis, and Paul West, sustainable farmer and chef, from television's "River Cottage".

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River Cottage, TV series


Nature photographer and publisher, Steve Parish, will be giving a masterclass in photography and there will be workshops in up-cycling, sustainable gardening and making kokedamas. Yes, you read that right, kokedamas - growing plants in a ball of string, Japanese style.

Other demonstrations will include:
Learning how to create a butterfly garden
Keeping backyard chickens
Making sugar free jams
Plus much more

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Marilyn, my pet chook.


This family-friendly event will include rides and activities for the kiddies, as well as organic coffee and food for Mum and Dad.

This one sounds like it covers all bases: fun, entertaining and educational. See you there.

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Growing pumpkins in the backyard


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Why? Letís aim for more sustainable living, staring in our own back yards.
When: 10am to 3pm
Phone: 07 3413 4819
Where: Logan Campus, Griffith Uni, 68 University Drive, Meadowbrook.
Cost: Free Entry
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