The arrival of a questionnaire about how much the proposed Sydney City Farm should charge for its workshops raises the question of competition in community education and of local government’s role in offering it…
YESTERDAY WAS THE FINALE event signifying the ending of the SAVE (Sustainable Action Values Everyone) program.
This story was also on the website of the 3-Council Ecofootprint Program
DRAWING DIAGRAMS IN THE SAND might not appear to have much to do with working with people on a design project or in international development, but it is a way that communities and participants can take a central role in projects.
THEY CAME FROM the local east, a few from the more distant north and a few from the City of Sydney local government area… and even a few from further west. In its first major public event, the Randwick Sustainability Education Hub attracted an estimated 200 people, over the two and a half hours it was open, to National Permaculture Day 2011.
…by Russ Grayson
In Randwick, a humble and environmentally inefficient community centre has been turned into an innovative sustainability hub—a learning and demonstration centre imagined around the sustainable use of our water, energy and food.