In what may be a recurring, monthly, here's a roundup of events, news campaigns and other titbits that have crossed our desk in the last couple of weeks.
Most of what's listed here was posted on our Facebook page or emailed to us so please keep a lookout for anything that might interest the wider Maroondah community.
Things to watch
- Get ready Australia... #WarOnWasteAU with Craig Reucassel starts Tuesday May 16. https://www.facebook.com/ABCTV/videos/10158469088325543/
- Do you remember when it was common place to repair yours clothes when they needed it? Stella McCartney just proved mending stuff is cool
- Living Off The Grid for over 30 years
- A step-by-step guide to blitzing your own backyard - no more mowing the lawn for this house! Visit http://realfarmacy.com/happens-decide-create-food-security/ for the story.
- Urban Farmer Turns Town Garden Plot Into Permaculture Experience. See http://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2017-04-25/urban-farmer-turns-garden-plot-into-permaculture-experience/8466744 for more information.
- Embrace your inner magic - and turn food scraps into food!
- Australia’s first ‘rescued food’ supermarket
- Small, green, plastic coins. Amsterdam's latest weapon against waste.
Petitions and Campaigns
- Heathmont Honey. Cheap honey imports hurts local producers. Sign up!