WHAT CAN I DO?
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WHAT CAN I DO?

Can one person make a difference?  Or do we wait for someone else to do it! This is a question that is asked at our Market stall, round dinner tables, in class-rooms…..everywhere, in these  urgent times. What’s that quote from the Dalai Lama … something like, “If you ever think you’re too small to make…

CARVING THE PUMPKIN

CARVING THE PUMPKIN

August is a season of mellow fruitfulness  At my home garden there’s been a lovely specimen of butternut pumpkin growing for months.  It’s been tucked away from most eyes, next to a lemon tree growing in a pot and supported on the vine, by sitting on the ground. The day finally came when neighbours –…

August News

August News

BE OUR DINNER GUEST | GARDEN COMP | ECO-FESTIVAL Head, heart and hands – that’s the mantra of the Transition Network, a positive, empowering movement that has spread organically via word of mouth and communities, both locally and throughout the world. Great conversations don’t happen by accident as we found out at our recent Guest…

July News

July News

PLASTIC FREE JULY  |  FIRST GUEST DINNER | BONDI FESTIVAL  |  NAIDOC  |  WINTER CROPS Plastic Free July (PFJ) is a big event on our sustainability calendar. ‘A world free of plastic waste’ was the ambition of Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, a waste expert from WA who challenged her local government colleagues to reuse single-use plastic items…

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Alley Affairs

Many-many-a-rainy-day later and the lane is singing again. The bees are busy at work as we prop plants up to grow to new heights. It is a joy to see school children curiously learning of natural wonders on their way to and from school. The diversity of the garden is always a site in itself….

Secret Science of Soil

Secret Science of Soil

Based on The Secret Science of Soil event co-hosted by Steve Batley and Kit Shepherd. Steve studied landscape architecture at Uni; worked in that field for 20 years then he studied Permaculture under Fiona Campbell and Russ Grayson (Sydney elders in the Permaculture network, now living in Tasmania). For the past 15 years he’s been…

May News

May News

FRIENDSHIP | LIQUID GOLD | BONDI  CLEAN UP | GARDEN BEE | It was great to be back at the Bondi Markets (2nd & 4th Saturday of the month) interacting with the humming, colourful crowd and enjoying the gorgeous autumn weather.  You really could feel the energy in the air.  We chatted with what seemed…