Smarter Living Series Goes Online!

Whitehorse News (Special Edition) - April 2020

Due to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, this event series will now be presented online.

All registered participants will receive an email from us before the event date with either a presentation or a link to the video of the presentation. The safety of our community is our top priority during this time.

Sustainable Gardening in Small Spaces – Pots, Courtyards or Balconies

Richard Rowe
Sustainable Gardening Australia
Wednesday 22 April, 7pm-9pm
Bookings via Eventbrite

Being space constrained is not a barrier to having a beautiful, productive and functional sustainable garden. Join gardening guru Richard Rowe from Sustainable Gardening Australia to learn tips, tricks and simple solutions to overcome size constraints,
so you can grow a garden that is good for you and the environment.

Urban Permaculture with David Holmgren

David Holmsgren
Photo credit: Bruce Hedge
Thursday 21 May, 7-9pm
Bookings via Eventbrite

Join David Holmgren, permaculture co-originator and one of Australia’s most engaging and visionary environmental thinkers, to learn about practical applications of permaculture design for our homes, gardens and lifestyle. A respected author, David’s bestselling
new book RetroSuburbia: the downshifter’s guide to a resilient future empowers us to make positive changes at a household and neighbourhood level to be more self-reliant and resilient.

Good For The Hood

Jo Taranto and Corina Seeto
Wednesday 17 June, 7pm-9pm
Bookings via Eventbrite

Jo Taranto and Corina Seeto are suburban waste warriors and they are just like you. As self-confessed jugglers of life with kids and work, the two had no idea that it would be their local volunteer efforts that would end up shaping neighbourhoods around the country. As part of series two of ABC's War on Waste toolkit they've learnt a thing or two about the dos and dont's of starting a social movement in their own backyards.