Workshops & Events

clotheswapparty

Clothes Swap Party

Friday 14 June | 6 pm | $10 + bf
After some guilt free shopping? Well it’s time to swap instead of shop!

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Plastic Free July Conversation

Wednesday 3 July | 6 pm | FREE
A Plastic Free July Workshop. Bring along your plastic dilemma and we’ll help you solve it.

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Make your own natural perfumes

Monday 15 July | 6 pm | $25 + bf
Learn about natural perfumes and make 3 perfume blends to take home.

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Treading Lightly

Wednesday 7 August | 6 pm | $5 + bf
Film Night + Shared Potluck Dinner. Adelaide filmmaker Nick Graalman joins us for Q&A after the screening.

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Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee

Saturday 15 June | 9.30am | FREE
Community made using recycled materials, Boomerang Bags are a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags.

beeswax wrap workshop

Beeswax Wrap Workshop

Monday 8 July | 6 pm | $25 + bf
A Plastic Free July Workshop. Make 2 wraps and take home waste free living hints and tips.

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Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee

Saturday 20 July | 9.30am | FREE
Community made using recycled materials, Boomerang Bags are a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags.

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Adelaide Repair Cafe

Saturday 17 August | 10 am | DONATION
Don’t be a tosser. Our experienced volunteer repairers will help you fix broken household items and clothes.

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Eco Families Adelaide

Wednesday 26 June | 10.30 am | FREE please regiester
Get ready for Plastic Free July & we’ll have a plastic free snack-sharing morning tea.

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Natural Hiking + Camping Food

Tuesday 9 July | 6 pm | $35 + bf
In compostable packaging. Tips & tricks for preparing light-weight delicious food for extended camping & hiking trips.

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Plastic Free July: Produce bags

Monday 29 July | 6 pm | $5 + bf
Learn to sew your own reusable produce bag with netting and ides for reusing materials to make other items.

boomerang

Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee

Saturday 17 August | 9.30am | FREE
Community made using recycled materials, Boomerang Bags are a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags.

Past Workshops and Events

Edible Flowers Workshop - Fruit Salad Cups
Edible Flowers Workshop – Fruit Salad Cups

Preserving the Home Harvest

Fermenting & Natural Dye Workshop

Eco Families Adelaide: Snack Sharing Session (repeat)

Eco Families Adelaide: Natural Remedies for all Seasons

Kefir and Kombucha: Fermented Goodness

Eco Families Adelaide: Snack Sharing Session

Growing Great Veggies

Feed your belly, not the bin! Food Waste Workshop

Eco Families Adelaide: Preserving Summer Delights

Film: Dirt! The Movie

Edible Flowers Workshop & Afternoon Tea

Native Food Gardening

Advanced Backyard Vegetable Gardening

Film: Fair Food The Documentary

Film: Just Eat It. A food waste story

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Growing a Flourishing City for Birds, Bees, You and Me (Photo by Sam Ryan and Dani Austin).
Growing a Flourishing City for Birds, Bees, You and Me (Photo by Sam Ryan and Dani Austin).

Eco Families Adelaide: Native Bees + Build your Own Bee Hotel

The Sustainable Artist: Workshop with Alana Gregory

Clothing as Medicine: Natural Dye and Ayurvedic Medicine workshop

Campfire Stories Australia: Spring Cleaning

Campfire Stories Australia: The Road Less Travelled

Natural Dye Workshop with Samorn Sanixay

Campfire Stories Australia: Courage

Re-Creating with Natural Dyes (Workshop)

Public Talk – Somebody Else’s Problem: Consumerism, Sustainability and Design with Robert Crocker.

Film: Love Thy Nature

Campfire Stories Australia: Belonging

Wildlife of Greater Adelaide, Meet author James Smith

Campfire Stories Australia: Change

Film: Dirt! The Movie

Native Bees in Your Backyard

Growing a Flourishing City With Costa Georgiadis… for birds, bees, you and me

Koalas of Adelaide

Film: The Best of Scinema International Science Film Festival

The Wonderful World of Frogs

Nesting Box Workshop

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Film: Flow for the Love of Water

Water Sensitive Urban Design for Your Backyard

Wicking Bed Workshop in The Common Ground Community Garden @ The Joinery, our home base.
Wicking Bed Workshop in The Common Ground Community Garden @ The Joinery, our home base.

Caring for Indoor Plants

Plant Propagation Workshop

Dig a Little Deeper Into Compost

Film – A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity

Growing Great Veggies

Film: Dirt! The Movie

Native Food Gardening

Advanced Backyard Vegetable Growing

SA Community Garden Gathering

Wicking Bed Workshop

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School Holiday Workshop - Nature Collections and Mandalas
School Holiday Workshop – Nature Collections and Mandalas

Hot Rocks!

Workshop for Homeschooling Families – The Wonderful World of Frogs

Edible Flowers for Kids

Kids Christmas Garden Crafts

Paper Making Workshop

Film: Oddball

Just Make It! Nature Collections and Mandalas

Urban Bugs N Slugs Safari

School Holiday Workshop – Nature Collections and Mandalas

Just Make It! Christmas Crafts for Children

Sharing food, conversation and inspiration. Monthly film night, screening of the french documentary ‘Tomorrow’.

Film Night: Living The Change

Film Night: A New Economy

Film Night: Tomorrow

Monthly Boomerang Bag Working Bees

Community Organising Training with the Wilderness Society