Monday 12 October 2020, 6.30-8.30pm
A homegrown workshop with guest storyteller Che Hall from Sustainable Watsonia
Come together to reconnect with local Indigenous food systems.
Local resident Che Hall will share some Indigenous ways of knowing about local plants and animals and how these connections can support our communities to thrive.
This interactive workshop supports people to recharge and reconnect with nature and the local food systems that have nourished our ancestors for thousands of years.
More about local indigenous plants:
Banyule City Council’s 2-for-1 Indigenous Plant vouchers
Banyule City Council’s Gardens for Wildlife program
Che invites you to explore these people’s work if you’d like to discover more Indigenous plant wisdom:
Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (listen to the audiobook narrated by the author)
Robin Wall Kimmerer Keynote: Mapping a New Geography of Hope
Monday 26 October 2020, 6.30-8.30pm
A homegrown workshop with BYO energy-saving stories!
Come together to reconnect with each other and be creative.
Our workshop facilitator will guide us through fun processes to share our home energy-saving experiences and spark our imagination.
This interactive workshop supports people to recharge and reconnect with ourselves, each other and old and new ways of being.
Saturday 7 November 2020, 10.30am-12.30pm
A homegrown workshop with guest storyteller Maude Farrugia from Slow Dough microbakery and Transition 3081.
Come together to celebrate the rising resilience in our neighbourhoods!
Local resident Maude Farrugia will share ways of growing the local economy, for a beautiful and simple, relocalised life, rich with homemakery and community connections.
This interactive workshop supports people to recharge and reconnect with neighbours in readiness to bounce forward into a sustainable future.
More about our guest presenter:
Maude writes for Pip magazine — https://www.pipmagazine.com.au/author/maude/
And she’s crowdfunded a microbakery, due to be launched late 2020 — https://chuffed.org/project/slow-dough-microbakery-fit-out
Transition Banyule Network is a collaboration of 6 local suburb-based Transition groups: Montmorency Community Group, Sustainable Community Ivanhoe, Sustainable Greensborough, Sustainable Watsonia, Transition 3081 and Transition Warringal.
This project is supported by a Banyule City Council Environment Grant, auspiced by Montmorency Community Group.