Green Connect School of Green Living (live webinars)

Green Connect School of Green Living (live webinars)

$30.00

School of Green Living is a mixed bunch of topics taught by the experts: you ask the questions and we’ll share what we know!

At Green Connect, we’re branching out to help you in the garden and around the house! With interest in sustainable living on the rise, School of Green Living aims to share our skills and knowledge that will empower you to implement changes to create a more sustainable household and community.

The School of Green Living draws on Green Connect’s nine years of experience working in sustainability and will present a range of topics. Each topic will be taught by one of the experts on our team. We’re here to share what we know about:

  • Growing chemical free vegetables and herbs
  • Making tasty meals out of local, seasonal produce
  • Zero-waste living
  • Caring for chickens, bees and other farm animals
  • Permaculture principles and methods
  • Household sustainability
  • Sustainable fashion

Scroll down for more info about this week’s topic. 

Tickets close 8pm the night before so be quick!

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Topic 3: Grown Your own Veg

A 5-part webinar series on Saturdays 10am – 12pm

  • May 2: Grow your own: The fundamentals of growing your own veg and herbs
  • May 9: Starting at ground level: The fundamentals of soil
  • May 23: What can I grow? Characteristics of the seasonal vegetables and herbs we can grow 
  • May 30: Resilience in diversity: Crop rotation and companion planting methods
  • June 6: Weeds, pests, disease and malnutrition: Planning a response to common vegetable growing issues

Sign up to hear our farm manager, Cal Champagne walk you through the skills that led he and his team to turn 11-acres of disused land into what is now Green Connect Farm, one of the country’s leading examples of urban agriculture.

Cal has been the manager of Green Connect Farm since its establishment. After growing up on a permaculture demonstration property on the Far South Coast of NSW, Cal moved the Illawarra to study environmental sciences at UOW. He then went on to postgraduate studies in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Sydney.

 

Why is Green Connect going online?

Well, because we are proud of the work we have done to turn 11 aces of disused land into a thriving permaculture farm abundant with vegetables, fruit, herbs and animals (goats, pigs, sheep and chickens). And because we’re so proud of it, we want to share it with you while you’re stuck at home. People often ask us what we do, how we do it and why it’s such a success story for the Illawarra. So each week, purchase your tickets to attend a live webinar. Rest assured, as a not for profit, your ticket price goes directly to our farm. Every little bit helps and supports the work that we do.

 

 

 

 

 

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Topics

May 23rd 10:00-12:00 What can I grow? characteristics of the seasonal vegetables and herbs we can grow, May 30th 10:00-12:00 Resilience in diversity: crop rotation and companion planting methods, June 6th 10:00-12:00 Weeds, pests, disease and malnutrition: planning a response to common vegetable growing issues , 4 webinars for the price of 3 $90 special price

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