Feb
21
Sun
Becoming a Food Citizen: Free Master Class @ Delivered Online Via Zoom
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Becoming a Food Citizen: Free Master Class @ Delivered Online Via Zoom

Learn how you can help to create a healthier and more sustainable food system in this free online class, presented by Kylie Newberry, founder of Our Food System.

A food citizen is someone who shapes the food system for the better and encourages others to do the same. Taking small steps towards building and supporting a healthy, sustainable and fair system is something we can all do.

This session will outline 10 active steps you can take to become a food citizen. This includes action in the home, community and at an advocacy level. Participants will leave knowing that they are empowered food citizens with the power to transform the food system for the better.

If you are unable to attend the live class, a recording will be available to watch for three days following the session.

Presented by Kylie Newberry 

Kylie is a writer, speaker and advocate and the founder of Our Food System. She graduated from City University, London in 2011 with a Master’s degree in Food Policy. Kylie’s passion lies in transforming the food system to deliver a range of health, environmental, social and economic outcomes. She works with individuals, community groups, companies and the local government and has created and presented a cutting edge unit in Food Citizenship for the B. Nutrition and Dietetics at Queensland University of Technology. Through her involvement with the Brisbane Fair Food Alliance, Kylie advocates for local and equitable food systems in South East Queensland and she was recently awarded semi-finalist in the global Food Systems Vision Prize. Learn more about Kylie’s work at ourfoodsystem.com

Mar
13
Sat
Landscaping with Native Plants @ Delivered Online Via Zoom
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Landscaping with Native Plants @ Delivered Online Via Zoom

Learn everything you need to know to turn your garden into a native plant oasis.

In this workshop, David Sparks will explain how to design, create and maintain a thriving and beautiful native garden. You will learn about a range of native landscaping plants including how to plant them and what conditions and care that they need to thrive.

If you are unable to attend the live class, a recording will be available to watch for two days following the session. Please book a ticket prior to the class to access the recording.

Master Class Presenter – David Sparks

David is an experienced horticultural teacher who has studied Ecology and Botany at the University of Queensland. He has had 6 years experience in ecological restoration and environmental education and is the former manager of SKINC native nursery.

Mar
20
Sat
Growing from Seed @ Delivered Online Via Zoom
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Growing from Seed @ Delivered Online Via Zoom

Discover how to build your own seed raising system in this practical DIY online class.

Kaye Roberts-Palmer will explain how everyday items can be used to grow vegetables in a simple and budget-friendly way. The class will cover the entire propagation process from selecting a seed raising mix through to planting your seedlings out in the garden. The class includes a practical and fun demonstration of how to make a propagation unit using recycled materials.

If you are unable to attend the live class, a recording will be available to watch for two days following the session. Please purchase a ticket for the class to access the recording. Everyone who purchases a ticket will be sent a link to the recording whether they attend the live class or not.

About Kaye Roberts-Palmer

Kaye is the director of Blue Bee Garden Design and the founder of the award-winning Save Our Citrus campaign. She writes for both Organic Gardener Magazine and Plant Hunter Magazine and has also been featured on various radio programs including 3AW Breakfast and 774 Saturday Breakfast. Kaye has presented over 100 workshops and studied horticulture at the University of Melbourne’s Burnley College.