Natural Building by IBD

Information Evening – Natural Building and Changing Perceptions

Guest Speakers: William Eastlake and Kenney LeMire

How do we perceive the state of the housing and building industry today and is it moving in the right direction? What are the driving principals guiding this direction, are they really in our best interest and that of the planet?

What is the perception of earth building today? Is it accessible, acceptable and affordable?

Should we be living within our wants, or within our needs? Can we have both?

What is good design and how can it help? Continue reading Information Evening – Natural Building and Changing Perceptions

Seed Bank being refilled

Our Seed Bank is open for trade

Working hand-in-hand with THEDIG is the clubs’ seed bank. Members are encouraged to bring surplus seeds as a contribution in exchange for 1 or 2 packets of seed of their choice from the seed bank. Please see Steve Smallbone before the information night ( 4pm – 7pm every 3rd Tuesday of the month ) for deposits and withdrawls. We are in need of a volunteer to assist Steve and to take reponsibility for seed bank management after the formal part of each information night.

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Information Evening – Living with Less Chemicals

Guest Speaker: Teresa Rutherford

Teresa, from Compost Happens, was our guest speaker 4 years ago. By popular demand, she’s back again with her awesome tips.

This evening is designed to encourage people to rethink their attitudes and behaviors towards the use of toxic chemicals in and around the home and on themselves.

It shows participants how easy it is to use non-toxic cleaning practices and non toxic personal care products can still look and feel good. See how easy it is to reduce the chemicals used in the home and on you. As consumers each one of us has the power to make a contribution to a healthier future for our families. Continue reading Information Evening – Living with Less Chemicals

Young wallabies at The Basin

Information Evening – Wildlife corridors

Guest Speaker: Diane Warman

Diane completed her PDC with One Passionfruit Project, in 2015. She is also a passionate plant ecologist with First Class Honours for her study on Grevillea shiressii . She is also a Land for Wildlife property owner. When she’s not working to develop her own self-sustaining lifestyle, she’s working for the Community Environment Network (CEN) on the COSS Connection & Rehabilitation Project which aims to support landholders in managing some of their land for wildlife The project is engaging landholders in wildlife awareness and conservation activities and providing advice and other resources to help landholders manage their native plants and animals. Continue reading Information Evening – Wildlife corridors