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Sat 5 November 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM NZDT
See, share, and experience the art of becoming a step closer to living more sustainably.
We are offering a variety of workshops tailored around the environment and sustainability. As well as lots of hands on activities for kids, free exercise groups and a great selection of food and music.
Book for the workshops that interest you - some include a charge to cover materials & these are payable in cash on the day.
Bokashi Composting FREE
10am-11.45am or 12.15-2pm
Bokashi is a way of 'pickling' your food scraps to make it into a wonderful composting product for your garden.
Find out how to make your own bokashi to take home. All materials provided.
Facilitator: Tori Christie from Compost Collective
Fermented Foods $10
1-2pm (the 10-11am workshop for Fermented Foods will now happen at 1-2pm)
New or old to the fermenting way come and learn, share and try. In this introduction to fermented foods you will find out why fermented foods are good for you. You will be able to try home made and purchased fermented foods and learn the basics about making your own. Starter cultures will be available free after the workshop.
Facilitator: Katrina Pace
Community Recycling Discussion FREE
The Community recycling discussion is an opportunity to discuss how to develop a community recycling hub in the area and collect opinions of where that could be and how it could happen. An opportunity for interesting discussion to which everyone is invited.
Facilitator: Betsy Kettle
Mixed Media Art class $20
Explore acrylics, oil pastels, and a variety of printing techniques. 40x60cm Canvas and Paints supplied.
Facilitator: Jan Tyler
Fitness / Healthy Snacks FREE
10-11am or 1-2pm
Explore changing small parts of your life with exercise, healthy snacks and goals.
Facilitator: Jo Smart
DIY Laundry Products $5
Learn how to make fresh, allergy-free and non-toxic, pure cleaning and bathroom products. This is a hands on class that will leave you feeling very nurtured and satisfied that you will be able to produce excellent, healthy products for your family's health. Not to be missed.
Facilitator: Julie Craig from Oak & Thistle.
DIY Plastic-Free Products FREE
11.30am-12.30pm or 1-2pm
Want to know how to make your own plastic-free toothpaste, facial scrubs and cleaning products? Have some old T-Shirts at home that you need to do something with - like making a tote bag? Come along and learn some awesome new upcycling and plastic-free tips!
Facilitator: Briar and the Plastic Diet crew
DIY Candles $5
10am-11.45am or 12.15-2pm
Have you got old tea cups, jars or candles that you want to upcycle into candles? Come along to this fun hands on session. Wax and wicks provided just bring along your item to upcycle.
Facilitator: Daniel Shotter