The Sustainability Festival on Sunday 2 June 2019 from 10am to 2pm at Putney Park, Pellisier Rd, Putney, is a fun event right alongside the beautiful Parramatta River. However, it goes deeper than just having fun as it touches on sustainable practices we can all employ for a better world. There are workshops, animal shows, face painting, food and beverages, kids activities, plant stalls and more to entertain you on the day. See HERE for the full program. If you'd like the opportunity to win a sustainable living prize pack valued at $250, check HERE for full details and terms and conditions. You just need to comment under the post to enter, and tell them in 25 words or less Your Best Sustainable Living Tip!
The main stage will have the Welcome Speech to kick off the event at 10.15am and goes straight into the Beeswax Wrap making workshop with Moss House at 10.30am (and 12.30pm). Food Preserving workshop is up next at 11.30am (and 1.30pm), plus there are other free all day activities like the art of Japanese fabric-wrapping workshop aka Furoshiki by Yoshie. For more about sustainability, check out the City of Ryde Talks. If you'd like to get involved in sponsorship, check HERE.
Kids can enjoy Animal Show with Live Reptile Displays, or the Recycling Relay, plus Face Painting by Fab Fun and more. Adults can learn from SunSPoT solar tool demonstrations and composting and worm farming demonstrations to garden in a sustainable way. There's a wide range of stalls you can visit and have a chat about how to live a more sustainable life. These stalls include as follows.
The City of Ryde Bushcare and Waste stalls
Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre
Parramatta River Catchment Group
5 for Ryde/Good for the Hood
Our Living River
Tzu Chi/Boomerang Bags
The Swag Australia
BYO bottle to fill up for FREE at Sydney Water refill stations or grab a coffee from Lord of the Beans. Hungry? Vege4Love food truck would fit the bill or you can enjoy a good old Aussie Scouts' sausage sizzle.