Workshops & Events

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Place in Urban Space

Wednesday 27 March | 5.30 pm | $12
Presented by Place SA.  Come and join us explore the health, wellbeing and green city links of places.

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Accelerate: Film Night

Wednesday 3 April | 6 pm | Entry by donation
Accelerate shows us that people power can stop the worst impacts of climate breakdown.

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Learn to Draw Ocean Creatures

Monday 15 April | 10 am | $12.50 + bf
School Holiday Workshop. Learn the steps of structure, shape and design to draw your very own ocean creatures.

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Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee

Saturday 27 April | 9.30am | FREE
Community made using recycled materials, Boomerang Bags are a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags.

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Upcycling Woollen Jumpers

Saturday 11 May | 2 pm | $10 + bf
Learn how to turn old woollen jumpers into outdoor adventure suits for young explorers.

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Crops in Pots

Sunday 26 May | 10 am | $20 + bf
Learn to transform a small space into a productive edible garden by using containers

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Climate Ready Forum

Saturday 30 March | 1 pm | $15
Speakers, displays and inspiration to help people prepare for climate change impacts and more.

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Make your own natural perfume

Monday 8 April | 6 pm | $25 + bf
SOLD OUT. Learn to make beautiful, natural perfume and cologne blends from pure, plant-based essential oils.

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Learn to Draw Dinosaurs

Monday 15 April | 11.30 am | $12.50 + bf
School Holiday Workshop. Learn the steps of structure, shape and design to draw your very own dinosaurs.

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Nesting Box Workshop

Saturday 4 May | 10 am | From $38.75 + bf
Discover how we can care for our hollow-dependent wildlife. Build your own next box to take home.

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Vertical Gardens

Sunday 19 May | 10 am | $20 + bf
From engineered walls to DIY projects – come along to work out which system is for you.

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Death by Design

Wednesday 5 June | 6 pm | FREE
Film Night + Potluck Dinner. Bring along a plate to share. Shared meal from 6 pm, movie starts at 7 pm.

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Eco Periods

Tuesday 2 April | 6 pm | FREE
Reusable products, and teas for menstrual health. Participants take home a jar of tea blend.

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Prepare Hiking and Camping meals

Thursday 11 April | 6 pm | $30 + bf
SOLD OUT. Learn to make your own natural hiking and camping meals in compostable packing.

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Nature Kids

Wednesday 17 April | 10 am | $12.50 + bf
School Holiday Workshop for children aged 8+. Make your own nature lanterns and seed mandalas.

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Retrosburbia Adelaide Workshop

11-13 May | 10 am | $180-$350 + bf
2 day intensive workshop with optional third day to ‘Train the trainer’. Presented in partnership with Permaculture SA.

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Food Matters

Starts Thursday 23 May | 6.30pm | $20-50 + bf
4 week course. Explore the impacts of your food choices & how to support sustainable, fair and healthy food for all.

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