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Green film festival and Sustainability Markets at Eden Gardens

9 April 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11 April 2021 @ 11:30 pm

Join us for Eden Gardens Sustainability Market and Green Film Festival!

Join us at Eden Gardens to connect with a wide range of people and organisations covering local and global sustainability issues… and be better gardeners as a result.

What’s on:

Friday 9th April: Sustainable Business Day

Exclusive Business only bookings made with [email protected]

10am-11am – Kids worm farm building workshop

11.30am – 12.30pm – Kokedama Workshop

1pm-2pm – Terrarium workshop

12pm-1pm – Budding Business: Behind the lemonade stand kids workshop

3pm-4pm – Office plant care workshop

Saturday 10th April: Sustainable Community Day

9am-9.45am – Bird watching walk

10am-11am – Bird feeding talk and hands on demo

TBC – Tool Sharpening Bookings

9.30am-3:30pm Sustainability marketplace

10am-11am – Weeds Wander – Feed for free

11am-12pm – Living Sustainably with the Wildlife in your Backyard & Possum Magic

11am-4.30pm – Various sustainability film screenings – Free

2pm-4pm – Natural skin care workshop

3pm-4pm – Native bee talk – Free

4pm-5pm – Insect hotel workshop

5.30pm-8pm – Movie screening: 2040

Sunday 11th April: Sustainable Family Day

9.15am-10.15am – Kids mud pie making

9.30am-11am – Crop Swap TBC

9:30am-11.30am – Healing herbs workshop

10.30am-11.30am- The Lorax storytelling and seed sowing

11am-4.30pm – Various free sustainability film screenings

11am-12pm – ‘The Grevilleas Are Laughing’ Talk by Brian Roach

12pm-1pm – Tim’s talks at 12 – Plots in pots

12pm – 2pm – Natural Cleaning Products from the Garden

12pm-1pm – Small Bird Habitat Talk with Bev Debrincat from The Habitat

1pm-2pm – Beeswax wraps workshop

2:30pm-4:30pm – Fermenting workshop

2:30pm-3:30pm – Teas and Tisanes

2.30pm-3.30pm – Seed bomb making for kids

4pm-5pm – Kids games in the Gardens

5.30pm – 7.15pm – Movie screening: Fern Gully; The Last Rainforest

7.30pm-9pm – Movie Screening: Wall-E

Listen to experts cover topics such as creating a backyard oasis for wildlife, how to design a resilient garden for today’s changing climate, and how to grow your own produce successfully in small spaces.

Discover artisans and bespoke producers, from woven goods suitable for vegans to local honey. You can even watch a spinning demonstration using natural fibres from hemp, bamboo and banana leaves.

Engage in our workshop series. Go on a ramble to find edible weeds, learn how to make your own fermented drinks and kraut, whip up some natural cleaning products or discover healing herbs and how to make tisanes and tinctures. Join us for forest bathing, bird watching, worm cultivation and even movies under the stars.

Keep an eye on this space as more workshops and talks being updated regularly .

Details

Start:
9 April 2021 @ 9:30 am
End:
11 April 2021 @ 11:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/green-film-festival-and-sustainability-markets-at-eden-gardens-tickets-125406984667

Venue

Eden Gardens
307 Lane Cove Road
Macquarie Park, NSW 2113 Australia
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Website:
www.edengardens.comau